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  • Five SF Restaurants Win Coveted Wine Spectator Award

    Put these five restaurants on your must-eat-at list—if you love the pairing of gourmet food and demi-godly wine. Five of San Francisco’s fabulous spread of restaurants just picked up the Grand Awa...

  • $150 Million Fix for Sinking/Tilting Millennium Tower

    The 58-story luxury condo Millennium Towers is the “leaning tower of Piza” right here in San Francisco. It’s leaning over by 14 inches, two more than first reported last year when it was discove...

  • SF Supervisors Could Soon Pass $138,000 Rule for Middle Income Housing

    San Francisco is experiencing a shrinking base of families buying residences in the city. The reason: affordability. A new rule under consideration by the SF Board of Supervisors will ease this situat...

  • 12 Pianos A-Playing Outdoors for Public at SF Botanical Garden

    How often do you come across a piano out in a garden with someone sitting at it, playing as if it’s Carnegie Hall? Well, not often I expect. Maybe never. But here in San Francisco you can wander the...

  • San Francisco Real Estate: The Paragon Mid-Year Report

    After hitting new monthly highs in May, San Francisco houses and condos hit new quarterly peaks in Q2 2017. However, median house price appreciation, $100,000 above its previous high, has been more d...

  • Millennials Sure Love to Dine and Coffee Out

    San Francisco with its super hot dining evolution has a lot of millennials going out for dinner and brewed coffees. There are approximately five times as many millennials hitting the SF restaurants an...

  • San Francisco Bay Area Apartment Building Market

    Before jumping into the specific financial metrics pertaining to the market itself, below is a review of some of the major economic context issues which underpin the market: rent rates, new construct...

  • Whimsical So-Called “Flintstone House” Goes for $2.8 Million

    Seventeen miles south of San Francisco—and known as an arty, quirky San Francisco landmark—the nicknamed Flintstone House stands out for its organic-nature-yeast-mushroomy design and glowing orang...

  • The Power of Flower Shops in San Francisco

    Flower power was nurtured in San Francisco, at Height and Ashbury, ground zero for flowers as social-change symbols of love and peace. The history of the first florist shop in San Francisco is long go...

  • What’s Cooking in Large Scale SF Construction

    Construction cranes are busting out in several districts of San Francisco, the most conspicuous sign of a city rebuilding itself. What’s going up in the commercial real estate world are hotel/condo,...

  • New Market-Rate & Low Income Housing Coming Up in Mission District

    The Mission of late has been gentrified with up and coming professionals and more trendy retail and dining spots moving in, and with Latino Americans making it home and adding Hispanic neighborhood fl...

  • Tenderloin Undergoing Major Real Estate Makeovers

    With its checkered, colorful, even literary history, the Tenderloin remains one of San Francisco’s most interesting neighborhoods. With 80% of its 15,800 apartments locked in at below market rents o...

  • At Least 75 Things in San Francisco for Summer Doing

    Here we are a day after summer solstice with some blistering hot summer weather a few days behind us, and contemplating all the things to do in our beautiful, bountiful city. The choices in SF are lik...

  • San Franciscans: Get Ready for Garbage Rate Hike

    Are we heading to be the most expensive city on the planet for garbage rates? Like we already are for most expensive rents in the world. No, SF is not that expensive for garbage pickup. However, next ...

  • JUST LISTED | Picture Perfect Nob Hill Condo

    39 Reed Street, San Francisco 1 Bed 1 Bath Offered at $599,000 This picture perfect Nob Hill abode delivers dazzling views along with the classic San Francisco lifestyle that will make you the envy of...

  • JUST SOLD | Vintage Nob Hill Studio

    1155 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco Studio 1 Bath Sold for $422,500 A quintessential San Francisco experience awaits you at 1155 Leavenworth, where this vintage studio offers simplified living in a...

  • San Francisco Takes Over Tree Husbandry July 1st

    On July 1st 2017 the SF city officialdom is taking back the care of some 125,000 trees, back from city residents who were rather poorly doing the husbandry service as of a 2011 law that made residents...

  • Escaping the June Gloom

    8 Unique Day-Trips in Northern California   ...

  • Treasure Island to be Made into Significant Culture Visitor Site

    The storied history of Treasure Island is about to enter another chapter: as a major cultural center destination for San Francisco and SF Bay Area tourists. Or, of course, us residents. And, of course...

  • Most Expensive Home Just Sold in SF—Ever

    San Francisco home sales just set a new high pole vault bar. An Everest-like $40 million to own a fabulous residence at 2712 Broadway in the Pacific Height’s Gold Coast neighborhood. That’s why it...