Is COPA half full or half empty?


Did you know that SF supervisors passed legislation to give non-profits the right of first offer and refusal to purchase a multi-unit building? They sure did. It was supposed to go into full effect on June 2, 2019, but it seems there are few kinks to iron out. The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community … Continue reading Is COPA half full or half empty?

San Francisco 100-Year Storm Flood Risk Map & Your Property


When most people think of San Francisco, they think hills…steep, steep hills, which we have a-plenty. But hills lead to valleys, and valleys lead to the flats, many of which are landfill, many of which can and often do flood (think atmospheric rivers and king tides). I know, it’s hard to imagine this city with … Continue reading San Francisco 100-Year Storm Flood Risk Map & Your Property

San Francisco ranks #3 best city for dating


Are you in the right city to find love? According to a recent study from Apartment List, out of the 66 cities surveyed, SF makes a strong showing in 3rd place. Edging us out in dating satisfaction is Charlotte, North Carolina in 2nd and Austin, Texas taking 1st. Overall, men view their dating experiences more … Continue reading San Francisco ranks #3 best city for dating

Cole Valley Flat For $15; Scantily Clad Bathers Arrested; Dead Man Returns To Life – August 18, 1908


It’s not everyday you get to sell a property where history was made (no, I haven’t posted this listing on Craigslist), and it’s definitely not everyday that you open up a wall for a remodel and find a San Francisco Examiner from August 18, 1908…and it’s totally legible! The information contained on the pages of … Continue reading Cole Valley Flat For $15; Scantily Clad Bathers Arrested; Dead Man Returns To Life – August 18, 1908

Bay Area Liquefaction, Landslide, and Seismic Zones – Mapped


Lots of talk in the news these days about landfill, liquefaction, and general stability of property in and around San Francisco’s waterfront, and entire city for that matter (see “SF’s landmark tower for rich and famous is sinking and tilting“that hit newsstands and internets today [SF Gate/Chronicle]). Big news, no doubt, but what about the … Continue reading Bay Area Liquefaction, Landslide, and Seismic Zones – Mapped

New Renderedings of Above-Ground SF Flower Mart Revealed


The SoMa-based SF Flower Mart has been a bay city institution for almost 60 years, but when plans were unveiled in 2014 for the establishment to move underground, public outcry was fierce. Finally, the project has been revamped and the renderings depict a much more appealing above-ground facility, dotted with coffee shops, open space and plenty … Continue reading New Renderedings of Above-Ground SF Flower Mart Revealed