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San Francisco Smorgasbord: A Neighborhoods Sampler
Some time soon, we’ll be doing our annual wrap-up of the SF housing market statistics. And I expect it will be a doozie. But for our November Newsletter, our Chief Analyst Guru Extraordinaire did a survey of various neighborhood values. You can find all the ones he covered here. I thought I’d cover just a few of the highlights.
Inner and Central Richmond. These neighborhoods have recovered smartly since the market crash in 2008. They are now almost back to their pre-crash peaks. ...
San Francisco's Luxury Home Market Doing Very Well, Thank You
In my opinion, most real estate brokerage companies’ and their agents’ websites/blogs don’t provide a lot of useful market information. And that’s being polite. There are some exceptions, however, and one is Paragon Real Estate Group.
Where do you think the market went in 2011? Come on. Take a guess. If you believe my own SF Association of Realtors “stronger affordability conditions, a lower cost of owning versus renting, and declining foreclosures, continue to steer the San Francisco housing market in a positive direction.” [January 2012 Market Focus Report].
“Continue.” Now that’s reassuring.
While single family home prices for San Francisco as a whole can’t seem to recover beyond being around 18% down from their all-time highs, Noe Valley home prices have come roaring back since the start of the year. The three month moving average for April was down just 1% from its all-time high of March 2008. In May, the moving average slipped back to 6.5% off the all-time high. Take a look (click to enlarge):