These are laws that have been passed but most people do not know about
them because they are not well publicized and only apply in certain situations. But, if
you fall into one of these categories, you can save yourself a lot of money!
Now that people are back from their vacations and the weather is getting better,
homeowners are putting their properties on the market. Buyers are circling, so we
should see a strong fall market.
We in San Francisco have been in a housing crisis for a few years now. In fact, most
people surveyed recently say this is the top problem facing the City at this moment.
Since the Lucky Penny restaurant has cashed in for good, the SF Planning Commission
will consider an 80-foot-tall, eight-story mixed-use building for the intersection of
Geary Boulevard and Masonic Avenue.
I examined the single-family home markets in the Richmond and Sunset districts and compared them
against the data in San Francisco as a whole.
Letters to the Editor – Community Feedback
June 2017 Letters to the Editor – Richmond Review
A new film about Parkmerced will be featured at the 16th annual SF Documentary Festival in June. “Who Killed Parkmerced?” explores the fate of the largest residential housing development in the City, located next to San Francisco […]
Ways to resolve conflicts John M. Lee In the practice of real estate, conflicts and negotiation between buyers and sellers are commonplace. But what happens when an agreement cannot be reached and neither […]
After more than two years of struggle between moderate and progressive factions
on the SF Board of Supervisors, and a great deal of compromise,
SF Supervisor Katy Tang’s HomeSF program was approved by a 10-1 vote
in late May.
San Francisco’s rents are the highest in the nation, leading many landlords to
become speculators, anxious to use their properties for greater profits
from high market prices.
Rent control problems By John M. Lee Have you ever tried solving a complex problem and had unintended consequences after all is said and done? What did you do? Legislators passing complex laws […]
…Arthur and Oliver
Rousseau, turned their attention to building single-family homes in the Sunset District, much of which at the time was still covered with sand dunes.
The spring selling season is upon us. The first quarter of
2017 flew by quickly and might have given us an early indication of what the real estate market will be like for the rest of the year.
By John M Lee In the Richmond District, single-family home prices rose by double digits for the fifth year in a row, with median prices appreciating by 10.3 percent in 2016 – […]