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Noe Valley Comes Roaring Back

While single family home prices for San Francisco as a whole can’t seem to recover beyond being around 18% down from their all-time highs, Noe Valley home prices have come roaring back since the start of the year. The three … Continue reading

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2010 San Francisco Residential Wrap-Up: Why condo owners may not be celebrating.

Given the amount of bad news coming out of the housing market these days, you’d think that San Francisco condo and TIC owners would be celebrating the fact that values increased 4.5% in 2010. If no one feels like popping … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2009: Half-Empty or Half-Full?

Less than two months into the new year and a brand new decade and already 2009 may seem as far away as a bad dream – assuming you still have a job. It’s hard to remember just how close to … Continue reading

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Update on What $2.1 Million Buys in Noe Valley — (now it’s under $2 million)

Back in February I posted about two $2.1 million homes offered for sale in my ‘hood. 731 Douglass had 3,000 square feet of good, livable space and the sorts of finishes and flourishes  you’d expect.  But it had no back … Continue reading

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Surprise! Condos are Holding Up Better Than Homes

For the quarter century (gulp!) that I’ve been involved in real estate, the conventional wisdom has always been that condo values generally do worse in down markets than homes.  Why?  To be honest, I’m not sure, but I think it’s … Continue reading

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DOM Roll Please

A couple of posts ago, we dispensed with Absorption Rate as a good barometer of the market since there appeared to be no correlation between how much inventory was available in relation to sales rates and where median prices were … Continue reading

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