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Weekly Market Charts

These are weekly market dynamics charts for the past 6 months for activity in the San Francisco home market — houses, condos, TICs & 2-4 unit buildings — through the week ending April 17th. The data is from Broker Metrics, which crunches the numbers from the SF MLS system. click for larger image Home Listings […]

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Union Street Spring Celebration – April 24th

For the past 19 years the event has been known as the Biggest Little Parade in San Francisco. Over the years the parade has grown and in 2008 there were 45 units entered, all of which reflected the unique community of the Bay Area. The event is not your average Street Fair or formal Parade. […]

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How do Distress Sales Affect Median Prices in San Francisco?

Distress home sales – bank-owned properties and short sales – have a major impact on the overall median sales price in San Francisco, even though the city is much less impacted by such sales than the greater Bay Area or California. In actual numbers and as a percentage of sales, distress sales have been increasing […]

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Answer: Which well known stadium was best know for windy conditions, damp air and dew from fog and chilly temperatures, earning less-than-flattering nicknames such as “North Pole” and “Cave of Winds”?

Answer: Candlestick Park As a baseball field, the stadium was best known for the windy conditions, damp air and dew from fog, and chilly temperatures. The wind often made life difficult for outfielders trying to catch fly balls, as well as for fans, while the damp grass further complicated play for outfielders that had to […]

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The San Francisco Real Estate Market in Autumn: October 2010 Market Update

After a relatively slow summer, the number of new listings and accepted offers in San Francisco soared after (…)

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