San Francisco Best City in US

Businessweek reports San Francisco is America’s Best City in 2012. The comments at the end of the article are entertaining, but I think most San Francisco residents will not be surprised our fair city tops the list when it comes to lifestyle.  For a city with a population just over 800,000, San Francisco really does have so much, not to mention the Giants! The Businessweek article reports 129,000 tourists visit the city every day…yes day. San Francisco, for instance, had the […]

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San Francisco Home Prices at National Highs

Based on national housing data, the research company 24/7 Wall St. recently identified the ten U.S. metropolitan housing markets with the highest and lowest prices per square foot. Most Affordable Cities:                                  Least affordable cities: Detroit, MI: $62.45                                               Jersey City, NJ: $299.90 Fort Wayne, IN: $66.03                                       San Jose, CA: $315.96 Toledo, OH: $67.02                                              Washington, DC: $372.11 Indianapolis, IN: $68.56                                     Honolulu, HI: $381.03 Wichita, Kansas: $69.04                                     San Francisco, CA: $420.99   No surprises here, even the demand for rentals in San Francisco […]

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San Francisco at the Top!

Apparently SF is expected to be a good place to invest in 2011.  Ok, so I don’t think a list like this means much, but the real estate market in San Francisco has held it’s own over the last few years, and there was some strong improvement this Fall making me believe that the new year might find us in a more stable market.  Frankly, the market has been fragile, and some negative news could always derail our gains.  As […]

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