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3 Tips for Buying Real Estate in San Francisco

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San Francisco is one of those enchanting corners of the world that draws visitors and residents alike. If you’ve ever been, you get it. The city’s endless charms make it a highly desirable place to live. So for all you wannabe-locals, here are three...

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Do You Make Enough to Rent in San Francisco?

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Here’s a bleak truth. Homeownership is growing farther out of reach for many Americans, particularly young adults, which means the number of renters is steadily increasing. It’s putting a strain on markets around the country, and prices are ticking skyward as a result. Rent...

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27 Easy Steps to a Healthier Home

A home is a huge investment, here in San Francisco or anywhere. But beyond the money, it’s where we spend a good chunk of our time. That’s one of the reasons it should be a place filled with love and laughter. Ideally, a home should also pull double duty as a healthy home base...

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A Short List of San Francisco’s Most Famous Neighborhoods

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For just seven square miles, San Francisco has a lot going on. Between the amazing restaurants, the iconic landmarks, and the world-famous streets, there are the neighborhoods themselves. The full list is lengthy – you’re looking at eighty plus distinct hoods – so we love 7X7’s handy short...

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San Francisco’s Median Home Prices by Neighborhood

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Technology is a beautiful thing! This interactive map is a snapshot of median home sale prices in neighborhoods across San Francisco through May of 2019. Browse median prices for houses, condos, even co-ops and TIC (tenants in common) as applicable. It’s a handy way of zeroing...

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Renovations, Upgrades, and Market Value

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Here’s an unfortunate truth about the delicate business of pricing a beautifully renovated home to sell – it’s not necessarily a matter of simple arithmetic. It would be great if you could take your purchase price and tack on the cost of that renovation to get...

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Understanding Flood Risk Before Buying in San Francisco

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Even if you aren’t intimately familiar with San Francisco, you probably picture a few enormous buildings, lots of tall buildings, trollies, and at least one steep, crooked street. And you’d be correct! San Francisco topography is in fact quite hilly, which means there are...

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Reimagined Loft in Historic San Francisco Warehouse

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Picture it – one block from Giants baseball stadium is a historic warehouse that’s been wonderfully reimagined. With five live/work lofts on five floors, plus a common roof deck with Bay views, the property retains the best of its original features. And the renowned...

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