Greener than thou: San Francisco is “Green” are you?


Everybody knows it’s hip to be green and San Francisco almost leads the pack (we were edged out by Portland, OR) , but what’s a city without its people, right? We want to try to do a little thing here on theFrontSteps (by getting your comments) and it goes something like this: My name is … Continue reading Greener than thou: San Francisco is “Green” are you?

San Francisco’s “coolest” neighborhood: La Mission…hands down!


If you want to be flat out, straight, f**king cool, then live in (or at least go to) the Mission. We have been in every nook and cranny of this city and checked out just about every type of property you can imagine, seen every type of living quarters, seen just about every type of … Continue reading San Francisco’s “coolest” neighborhood: La Mission…hands down!

Battle Royale: Tokyo or San Francisco if you had to choose


Since we’re on the subject…Tokyo or San Francisco if you had to choose and why…please. ;-) We know nothing about Tokyo, and have never been, so should we decide to take a trip there, what can we expect, and what should we avoid. Of course, since this is a real estate blog, we’d also love … Continue reading Battle Royale: Tokyo or San Francisco if you had to choose

Chart challenge: San Francisco mimics Japanese land value decline (sort of)


Accepting our recent challenge to “show us a legitimate graph of home values for San Francisco, or the Bay Area, or California, or the Nation, hell you might as well make it the world for that matter, that looks like [the declining chart on this post]”, Paul G steps up to the plate with this … Continue reading Chart challenge: San Francisco mimics Japanese land value decline (sort of)

Crime on the rise in Bernal Heights?


It seems to be the week of getting edumucated on theFrontSteps. First chickens, now rising crime in Bernal Heights? We have no factual evidence to support what we’re saying, but the information has come to us from a very reliable and trustworthy source. We’re hoping you (the reader) can shed some light on the matter. … Continue reading Crime on the rise in Bernal Heights?

Battle Royale: Realtors or Politicians, who’s worse?


Yes, we have the right to ask this question, as we are Realtors, and we encounter shady less than professional crooks (yes, crooks) on a weekly basis. At the same time, most of our colleagues are the nicest, most professional people in the world that work their asses off, but seriously…the lying, the cheating, the … Continue reading Battle Royale: Realtors or Politicians, who’s worse?