The Economist has a good article (about the US real estate market not being in a bubble) and created a terrific interactive graph that allows you, by metro area (you have to click on San Francisco to add it to … Continue reading →
How Hot is My Valley
Noe Valley that is. The place I’ve called home since May 1991 when I bought a vacant two unit building with a monumentally dreary exterior, deeply embedded cat-pee stains in the hardwood floors, and rooms with great volume and light.
This month’s newsletter is dedicated to the Noe Valley market, and the nearby areas of Eureka Valley (aka the Castro) and Cole Valley, which have a similar feel and housing stock.
“According to an analysis by this newspaper of home values by ZIP code, with higher priced homes, such as the core of Silicon Valley and parts of San Francisco, have recovered much of the home equity lost in the crash. … Continue reading →
“Looking at 245 Bay Area ZIP codes, Zillow projects that 244 will see home values ratchet up by significant margins in 2013, with 27 ZIPs seeing double-digit appreciation…Popular San Francisco neighborhoods such as Noe Valley, the Castro, Twin Peaks, … Continue reading →
Up. I’m done.
But you didn’t hear it hear first.
In fact, it seems that there’s an amazingly broad consensus that San Francisco (and Bay Area) prices are heading for sustained gains this year and possibly beyond.
Darcy Padilla for The New York Times ROUGHLY two decades ago, during an earlier Internet start-up boom, many entrepreneurs and fast-typing coders and engineers set up shop in a still-gritty area of this city: South of Market Street. The young … Continue reading →
“San Francisco was rated first for investment, development and home building in the 2013 “Emerging Trends in Real Estate” report by the Urban Land Institute and PwC. The report says: “In 2013, San Francisco steals the triple crown from Washington, … Continue reading →