Judge tosses S.F. law meant to shield evicted tenants – SFGate

The ordinance “seeks to force the property owner to pay for a broad public problem not of the owner’s making,” said Breyer, who held a one-day trial in the case this month. “A property owner did not cause the high market rent to which a tenant who chooses to stay in San Francisco might be [...]

‘Super pop-up’ food hall feeds into plans for S.F.’s Mid-Market – SFGate

Take a look at the plans for just one side of one block of Market Street: [In] the vicinity of Golden Gate Avenue and Jones and McAllister streets... Tidewater Capital has submitted plans to build 186 housing units over 10,000 square feet of retail. Next door, Shorenstein Properties is hoping to win approvals to build [...]

Luxury on the Way at the Lumina

Information about the Lumina, a luxury development coming to San Francisco now.

The Disclosure Regarding Proposition G — See Why It Cannot Pass!

The San Francisco Association of Realtors issued a new advisory regarding Proposition G that will be included for the appropriate transactions. As you can see, this draconian and counterproductive proposition mustn't be allowed to pass. Here's the text of the new disclosure: Local law presently imposes a transfer tax on real property sales based upon [...]

Kevin’s Open House Picks of the Weekend: March 21-23, 2014, 1st Weekend of Spring Edition

There are just 92 new listings new to the MLS from Thursday into Friday with 10 listings coming back on the market during that time and 366 scheduled open houses in San Francisco this weekend. There are A LOT of single family homes that have caught my eye this week. Yes, many of them are [...]

Curbed SF : The San Francisco Neighborhoods and Real Estate Blog

San Francisco rents spiked up 10.6% last year—more than triple the national average of 3%. But San Francisco's listing prices didn't accelerate in the same way. In fact, San Francisco didn't even make the top 10 list in increase in listing prices for 2013. The Bay Area was represented in that list by Oakland, which [...]