Ask an Expert, Inner Parkside Weather (Todd Wiley)


“I enjoy reading your newsletter and your blog.  Thanks for all the helpful info.  Would you mind helping me better understand Inner Parkside w/respect with the weather?  We’re looking at a home on the west side of 16th; does that mean we’re doomed to being shrouded in fog?  Also, more importantly, is it virtually impossible … Continue reading Ask an Expert, Inner Parkside Weather (Todd Wiley)

Ask an Expert, Inner Parkside Weather (Eddie O’Sullivan)


“I enjoy reading your newsletter and your blog. Thanks for all the helpful info. Would you mind helping me better understand Inner Parkside w/respect with the weather? We’re looking at a home on the west side of 16th; does that mean we’re doomed to being shrouded in fog? Also, more importantly, is it virtually impossible … Continue reading Ask an Expert, Inner Parkside Weather (Eddie O’Sullivan)

Ask an Expert, Inner Parkside Weather (Alexander Clark)


“I enjoy reading your newsletter and your blog. Thanks for all the helpful info. Would you mind helping me better understand Inner Parkside w/respect with the weather? We’re looking at a home on the west side of 16th; does that mean we’re doomed to being shrouded in fog? Also, more importantly, is it virtually impossible … Continue reading Ask an Expert, Inner Parkside Weather (Alexander Clark)

Ask an Expert, Height limits Outer Sunset/Parkside (Sven Lavine)


“hello, I recently bought a house in the outer sunset district (48th and Ortega ) of San Francisco. I am trying to figure out exactly what are the building/remodeling restrictions for my zone. Specifically I am interested in finding out about height restrictions, such as building a third story for an ocean view or adding … Continue reading Ask an Expert, Height limits Outer Sunset/Parkside (Sven Lavine)

Ask an Expert, Height limits in Outer Sunset/Parkside (Alexander Clark)


“hello, I recently bought a house in the outer sunset district (48th and Ortega ) of San Francisco. I am trying to figure out exactly what are the building/remodeling restrictions for my zone. Specifically I am interested in finding out about height restrictions, such as building a third story for an ocean view or adding … Continue reading Ask an Expert, Height limits in Outer Sunset/Parkside (Alexander Clark)

Ask an Expert, to rent or not (this is a doozy)


“I recently purchased a building consisting of two flats. I did a quick refurbishment of the interior and currently need to find tenants. HOWEVER, I may end up doing something vastly different with the property in the near future. As such, I can’t offically rent out the units under a contract because I may need … Continue reading Ask an Expert, to rent or not (this is a doozy)

Ask an Expert, Is it worth the money in Inner Parkside?


Because of the length of this question, we are not going to do individual posts for each reply.  We will list the question above and each experts answer below.  Thanks, sfnewsletter “What do you think of a property like this? We checked out the open house on Sunday: MLS Listing #320874 Listing #320874 $898,000 (LP)Price/SqFt:  … Continue reading Ask an Expert, Is it worth the money in Inner Parkside?

Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Mary Fenton)


“I’m thinking of buying either a condo in one of these new high-rise buildings like Infinity, One Rincon, or Soma Grand, but I love Pacific Heights.  Where do you think I would get the best appreciation?”-Jacki As answered by Mary Fenton of Sotheby’s International Realty http://www.marylaughlinfenton.com. If you are buying a condo to live in, … Continue reading Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Mary Fenton)

Clarification on McGoldrick Proposal


Regarding my recent post, McGoldrick Strikes, well not gold that’s for sure it seems there is a bit of confusion regarding whether or not the proposed legislation applies to single family residences.  Yes, the confused includes me.  The answer I received from McGoldrick’s office, is that the intention is not to include single family homes. HOWEVER, the verbiage, … Continue reading Clarification on McGoldrick Proposal

Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Jeny Smith)


“I’m thinking of buying either a condo in one of these new high-rise buildings like Infinity, One Rincon, or Soma Grand, but I love Pacific Heights. Where do you think I would get the best appreciation?”-Jacki ____________________ As answered by Jeny Smith, eco-Realtor, of Hill & Co. Real Estate http://www.sfgreenagent.com To answer your question in … Continue reading Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Jeny Smith)

Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Sally Rosenman)


“I’m thinking of buying either a condo in one of these new high-rise buildings like Infinity, One Rincon, or Soma Grand, but I love Pacific Heights. Where do you think I would get the best appreciation?”-Jacki ____________________ As answered by Sally Rosenman of Hill & Co. Real Estate, http://www.sallyrosenman.com Dear Jacki,   Thanks for asking … Continue reading Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Sally Rosenman)

Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Shanendoah Forbes)


“I’m thinking of buying either a condo in one of these new high-rise buildings like Infinity, One Rincon, or Soma Grand, but I love Pacific Heights. Where do you think I would get the best appreciation?”-Jacki ___________________ Answered by Shanendoah Forbes of Arroyo & Coates, email: [email protected] Pacific Heights…. Hands down. It is all about … Continue reading Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Shanendoah Forbes)

Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Alexander Clark)


“I’m thinking of buying either a condo in one of these new high-rise buildings like Infinity, One Rincon, or Soma Grand, but I love Pacific Heights.  Where do you think I would get the best appreciation?”-Jacki __________________ Answered by Alexander Clark, founder sfnewsletter, and editor of the sfnewsletter and sfnewsletter BLOG That is a loaded … Continue reading Ask an Expert, New Development Condo or Pacific Heights (Alexander Clark)

Ask an Expert (vacant view lot)


We are pleased to say that we have already received a question for our experts.  Thank you. “What would be an added value to a vacant view lot, in San Francisco w/o building a residence on it?”-dhze As answered by Eddie O’Sullivan of Hill & Co. Real Estate www.buysellmySFHome.com: The best way to add value to … Continue reading Ask an Expert (vacant view lot)