When studying housing in the Richmond, at some point you have to confront the question: Where does the Richmond start and stop, really? Most neighborhoods are defined in terms that are open […]
When reading and writing about housing, it’s easy to get hung up on prices; after all, that’s the bottom line. But there are other, possibly better ways to measure how strong or […]
With Halloween weekend upon us, all sorts of scary superstitions are on people’s minds. Like this one: Some realtors who work in the Richmond offer this hot tip: Homes with the number […]
With Halloween right around the corner, housing watchers with long memories may wonder whatever became of the Richmond’s scariest home listing? We’re talking about the so-called “mummy house” at 152 4th Avenue, […]
The cost of housing is not the whole story when it comes to real estate, but for obvious reasons it’s the factor that tends to preoccupy people the most, especially if they’re […]
In San Francisco’s easternmost neighborhoods, the big news transit-wise is that the long (long) delayed Central Subway is tremblingly close to opening to the public, connecting Chinatown to Third Street via a […]
You might not believe that the Richmond has only technically been called “the Richmond” for about a dozen years now, but it’s true. Neighborhood names and boundaries are usually quite subjective, but […]
San Francisco Realtor Alexander Clark, however, said Zillow reports like these – and ensuing articles based upon them – are meant for “shock and awe” and often tell a partial story.
For my neighbors in the Outer Richmond, a couple recent sales of note…all of ’em significantly over list price, which as I said in prior posts doesn’t really mean much when almost […]
Column by Alexander Clark.
When the editor of the Richmond Review asked me to contribute here online, I thought a weekly “market update” would be great. Reality is, our market doesn’t change weekly, so I’ll save those market updates for theFrontSteps monthly report on our site (The latest taking a look at housing affordability in San Francisco).