What Costs How Much Where in San Francisco

Below are 3 charts from our updated 9-chart report that breaks down which neighborhoods one is most likely to find a home within a specific price range, whether house or condo. The report covers homes from under $1 million to over $5 million. If you want to buy a house under a million dollars, one is now mostly limited to the neighborhoods that run across…

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San Francisco Rent vs. Buy Comparison

Comparing the PURCHASE of a 2-bedroom, 2-bath, 1080 square foot condo at the 2016 median San Francisco sales price of $1,150,000, to the RENTAL of a comparable apartment at a San Francisco market rate of approx. $4,400 to $4,600/month rent Median sales price per 2016 MLS sales; monthly rent based on averaging Zillow, RealFacts & Rent Jungle asking rent data in late 2016/early 2017 Rent…

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Where to Buy a Home in San Francisco for the Money You Want to Spend

The charts below are based upon San Francisco home sales reported to MLS during the 12 months from 2/16/16 – 2/15/17, breaking out the neighborhoods with, generally speaking, the most sales within given price points. Other neighborhoods not listed did have smaller numbers of sales within given price segments. Where to Buy a HOUSE for under $1 millionThe overall median HOUSE price in the city…

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San Francisco Home Value Tables by Neighborhood, Property Type & Bedroom Count

These tables report median sales prices, average home size and units sold, by property type and bedroom count for a variety of San Francisco neighborhoods. If you are interested in data for a neighborhood not listed, please contact us. The tables follow the map in the following order: houses by bedroom count, condos by bedroom count, and 2-unit building sales. Within each table, the neighborhoods…

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Ups & Downs in Bay Area Real Estate Markets

We have updated our median home price maps for the entire Bay Area by city, for San Francisco by neighborhood, and then specifically for the Marin, Lamorinda & Diablo Valley, and Wine Country markets. To access them, click on the map image below. These 2 charts below are specific to the San Francisco house and condo market, illustrating median price movements since 1994. All parts…

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The Home Buying Decision

Here’s an interesting perspective on the home-buying process from David Brooks, author and contributor to the NYTimes. His point about being a part of the social fabric, confirms my belief about the advantages of living in an urban environment, especially one as vibrant and inclusive as San Francisco.     – Shelly   I’ve been thinking about the big decisions in life: How do people…

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SF Luxury Home Market Report

In this report, various price thresholds will be used for the luxury home designation, depending on when the chart was first created, if different property types are being combined, or simply to look at the high-end market from slightly different angles. If the luxury segment is defined by the top 10% of sales, then the threshold in San Francisco for houses was approximately $3 million…

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