Real Estate Boom 2015?

UPDATE San Francisco Real Estate Boom December 1, 2015: The beginning of the year saw huge gains.  Low inventory combined with very strong buyer demand saw homes selling with multiple offers and for considerably over the asking price.  As an example, in the first 4 months of 2015 Mike and I sold 7 San Francisco properties all selling for a minimum of 20% over the asking price: 1535 33rd Ave Listed: $899,000 Sold: $1,300,000 45% Over 38 richland Ave Listed: […]

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San Francisco Market Street New Development

If you have made your way up Market Street around the Safeway at Church and Market you will have noticed the extensive number of new developments being built.  Here is a handy map showing what is being built and the number of units expected.  In just a short time this part of Market Street is going to look very different. Historically this area has been somewhat of a place between places:  Not Eureka Valley, not Mission Dolores, Not Lower Haight, […]

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Market Street Facelift?

Market Street was, apparently, once a boulevard San Francisco residents were proud of.  That was 40 years ago; we all know what Market Street looks like now.  Since moving to San Francisco in 1996 I have heard over and over again how Market Street was to be revitalized, but not much would come of it.  The reason for Market Street’s fall from grace is often blamed on the construction of BART. The construction of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) […]

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San Francisco New Development Gearing Up!

I was visiting a client at the SOMA Grand on 1160 Mission Street in San Francisco.  They have a great view overlooking downtown San Francisco, and I was surprised by how many cranes I could see towering over the city like hungry birds.  New developments are breaking ground all over San Francisco including this 200 plus unit rental building at 1880 Mission Street between 14th and 15th Street (pictured). Here is an article in the San Francisco Chronicle:  Construction Boom Beyond […]

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