I put “Bernal” in quotes even though I dislike the snarkiness with which that reads/looks on a web page. The thing is tho, these two houses aren’t really Bernal Heights if you ask me. They’re St. Mary’s Park and Outer Mission. Regardless, you can darn near throw a frisbee from one and hit the other (well maybe an Aerobie.)
Murray is in an area that is still seeing 2006 – 2007 type sales numbers, right now. For those who do not know, it’s waaaay down on the southern end of Bernal Heights. I like St. Mary’s park. The streets have a nice suburban feel to them, and the homes are attractive and well built. However its relative strength is a definite oddity at this juncture, as I’m sure even the most jaded bearish observor of SF r.e. would admit.
So compare with Milton. Heck, the similar facades invite comparison. Milton happens to be located in a neighborhood that’s sort of between neighborhoods, and cut up by a couple busy streets. It’s a fixer. It’s tenant occupied. It’s smaller (864 feet to 1325, are what the tax records indicate I believe). But still ….