Is the Ferocious SF Market Easing a Little? October 2012 San Francisco Market Update September brought a burst of new inventory that helped satisfy some of the fierce buyer demand for San Francisco homes. Anecdotally, word on the street is … Continue reading →
San Francisco Real Estate Market: September 2012 Update Typically, the real estate market slows down during the summer months – a period often called the summer doldrums — but that certainly did not occur this year in San Francisco: unflagging … Continue reading →
San Francisco Home Values By Neighborhood, Property Type & Bedroom Count MLS Sales February 1, 2012 – mid-August 2012 The charts below apply to non-distressed home sales with at least 1 car parking. Distressed home sales — bank-owned property and … Continue reading →
San Francisco Neighborhood Home Prices by Price Segment These charts show the breakdown of San Francisco home sales as reported to the Multiple Listing Service in the first six months of 2012. The analyses are sorted by city district by … Continue reading →
July 2012 Market Update If you wish, you may jump straight to the market charts. The SF real estate market is stuck. Stuck in high gear: huge buyer demand + the lowest interest rates in history + extremely low inventory … Continue reading →
I first saw this house, advertised as a fully remodelled 4 BR, 2BA, Potrero Hill View Home,” back in October 2009. With its Spanish Mediterranean, sunny yellow exterior, it had curb appeal, together with terrific if industrial views over the working end of the Central Waterfront and I-280. The main floor showed started off well, with an open layout, great sun and expansive views. I don’t recall the exact layout any more, but I do recall that a lot of the home’s square footage, including “an expansive fourth bedroom/media room” and “informal office space” were located on a lower floor basement conversion that still felt like a basement. ...
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I’m currently working with a couple of clients looking for homes in the Potrero Hill District. Here, we’re talking specifically about subdistrict 9.E under San Francisco’s MLS (Multiple Listing Service).
It’s an area that roughly sits between I-280 and I-101, with Cesar Chavez at its the south end and the tangle of 101/Design District/Division at its north end. With major arteries at all ends as well as proximity to Caltrain, it’s a favorite for people who need good commute access. It’s also got some of the best weather in San Francisco. The crest of Potrero Hill sits at intersection of Carolina and 22nd Street. Homes on the “north slope” — ie. north of 22nd Street — boast spectacular views of downtown SF and the Bay and therefore fetch a premium. Potrero Hill has a small but upscalish shopping/cafe strip located on 18th between Connecticut and Texas. The recently opened Whole Foods at Rhode Island and 17th hasn’t hurt either. Architecture is a mix of broad two-story Victorians and newer modern structures designed to take advantage of the weather and the views, especially on the north slope. ...