The Role of Perspective on San Francisco Real Estate


A few months ago, the web was abuzz with news about impending IPOs and the impact that these newly-minted millionaries would have on real estate in San Francisco. We wrote it about here and here and here and here, along with the rest of the Bay Area real estate microcosm and the country at large. It was all speculation, of course, because as far as I know no one has a crystal ball, and everyone pretty much repeated one another

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Market Seasonality in San Francisco

Seasonality is a big topic in the real estate world. And it makes sense. According to Investopedia, the time of year can impact home sales by as much as 10%. But in a smoking hot market like San Francisco, does seasonality even matter? You better believe it! And the Big Month Is… Spring is the biggest overall selling season in San Francisco, but the single month with the highest number of new listings in the City by the Bay is

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3 Tips for Buying Real Estate in San Francisco


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 tips for buying real estate in San Francisco. Need to Know A few quick, useful facts about the city: It’s the second most expensive in the country, which is likely why it ranks third in the country

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Do You Make Enough to Rent in San Francisco?


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 affordability is a hot topic these days, and that’s no exception in San Francisco. The City by the Bay ranked among the top 100 cities with the biggest gap between actual median income and income needed

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