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  • San Francisco Median Home Price Map

    Updated in January 2018 to reflect the last 12 months of MLS sales. This map is typically updated every 6 months or so. Move cursor over map to reveal median sales prices by neighborhood....

  • Californians — There Are Now Nearly 40 Million of Us

    Another milestone, or population-stone, hit in the final days of 2017. California now has just shy of 40 million Californians populating its cities, towns, villages, farms, ranches, hideaways and off-...

  • Last Quarter 2017: Rents Going Up in These SF Areas

    We didn’t lose our place in the national firmament of zingy rental pricings. As of the end of December 2017, reflecting the last quarter of the year, San Francisco was still the most expensive city ...

  • Follow This Interactive Map of SF’s Most Prized Interiors

    Architecture exteriors can amaze us with classic or nouveau design and technically brilliant engineering. But it is building interiors that evoke inspiration, upliftment and mouth agape gasps at beaut...

  • Where Are The Worst Neighborhoods for Car Break-Ins in SF

    Well, the worst neighborhood location for car break-ins is definitely not Pacific Heights. Or any other of the well heeled neighborhoods of San Francisco. Nor any of the southern outlying areas of the...

  • San Francisco Real Estate Market – New Year Report

    The median SF house sales price in 2017 was $1,420,000 (up from $1,325,000 in 2016), and for condos, it was $1,150,000 (up from $1,095,000). Looking just at the 4th quarter, median prices were $1,500...

  • BART Mass Transit Determined to Nab Free Riders

    Yes, there are still free riders or freeloaders in our San Francisco world. BART train riders who don’t actually pay a fare, but just jump on and ride. However, those days have come to an end becaus...

  • 27 San Franciscan Things to Do In Winter Time

    Yes, today, most of the nation is already in record low freezing temperatures or preparing to go into temperatures lower than on Mars. But here in SF, the lows are not too bad, though we had a few sma...

  • San Francisco Bay Area S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index

    Since Case-Shiller Indices cover large areas – 5 counties in the SF Metro Area – which themselves contain communities and neighborhoods of widely varying home prices, the C-S chart number...

  • Art Fraud Convict’s SF Sea Cliff House Sells For $18.8 Million

    His nickname is “Lucky Luke,” but real estate tycoon Luke Brugnara wasn’t very lucky when he was arrested in 2014 for an $11 million art swindle and went to prison for a seven-year stretch, whic...

  • San Francisco’s Low Jobs to Home Building Ratio in 2016

    We’re just ending 2017, but a recent report studying 2016 may also bode not so well for us San Franciscans this year. SFcurbed.com did an examination of the ratio between new jobs created in 2016 as...

  • Happy Holidays in San Francisco – Charming, Uplifting, Inspiring

    Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays to all my blog readers who come in occasionally or often to check out the interesting, engaging and informative in our city’s real estate and cultural world. ...

  • Even with Gobs of Cash It’s Hard to Buy an SF Home

    Let’s say you had a truckload of cash and you drove into San Francisco looking to buy an upscale home. Despite all that cash you might not be able to get one. You’ll park your truck at the curb an...

  • Conversation Worthy Demographics Report on San Franciscans

    Paragon Real Estate Group has just put out a report that is chock full of very interesting demo-facts on us San Franciscans. The report is titled What You Do Not Know About San Francisco, and rather t...

  • San Francisco Animal Shelter Security Robot Taken to Task By the City

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is encroaching upon the city slow by slow in the form of robots being adopted by businesses for various purposes. They’re delivering food and goods along our sidewalks, ...

  • Rare Sightings: Condos in San Francisco Under $1 Million

    Tallying up all the condos in San Francisco, with their exploding build outs over the past couple of years, there’s a total of 2,500 condos in our fair city. And almost all of those go for over $1 m...

  • Makeover on Market Street Meeting Resistance from Merchants

    Market Street is one of the central arteries of San Francisco, and has been featured in novels, movies, short stories, articles and paintings. It’s famous, beloved and cursed. However, SF planners a...

  • Long-Term Trends in San Francisco Real Estate

    The great advantage of reviewing annual data is how often the market trend lines clarify into a straightforward dynamic, instead of the constant up and down fluctuations often seen in monthly or quar...

  • Toughest Restaurants to Walk Into In San Francisco

    It is something of a major perk to declare one has a reservation at a certain hot restaurant which is known to be impossible to get snag a reservation in. But then there are the restaurants where you ...

  • Changing Dynamics in California Migration Trends

    We just crunched the numbers on a recent U.S. census report tracking population migration to and from California in 2016, and illustrated them in the chart above. Though this chart refers specificall...