Category Archives: Real Estate

Dialog Between Housing Rights Activists and Tech Workers Yields Little Dialog

There was a community discussion of sorts in Bernal Heights on Tuesday night. The topic was gentrification, evictions, and technology workers — and the interrelationship between the three — and the discussion took place at Virgil’s, the tasty new(isn) bar … Continue reading

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Wednesday: Design Review Board to Consider Powhattan Housing Proposal

There’s a neighborhood design review board meeting set for tomorrow night, Wednesday, February 26 at 7 pm at the Precita Neighborhood Center, to discuss a proposal to construct four single-family homes on the undeveloped “triangle” of land at Powhattan and Bernal … Continue reading

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Morbidly Fascinating Home Sales Reflect Current Status of Bernal Heights Real Estate

Last week our real estate-obsessed friends at the CurbedSF posted two stories that capture the zeitgeist of Bernal Heights real estate, now that we’re officially the hottest neighborhood this side of Tattooine. To wit: 1. 228 Ellsworth Street, just sold for … Continue reading

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Real Estate Report: Low Supply + High Demand = $1.14 Million Average Sale Price and 24 Days to Contract

The real estate people at Downing & Company have compiled their most recent summary of Bernal Heights home sales, calculated before Bernal Heights was declared the Best Neighborhood in the Entire Galaxy. The report for December indicates Bernal inventory remains … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Bernal Heights Is the Hottest Neighborhood in America

Is there a word for the emotion that combines a deep sense of pride with a profound sense of ambivalence? In English? Or, even better (for dramatic effect), in German? Because, dear Citizens of Bernalwood, that’s the feeling we suspect many … Continue reading

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Bonkers Real Estate in Bernal Heights Is Totally Bonkers

It might be the relatively large size of the home at 11 Wright in Bernal’s northeast corner, or maybe the modern amenities and handsome finishes. Or perhaps it’s the effects of a hallucinogenic drug that’s somehow entered our water supply… … Continue reading

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Real Estate Report: Bernal Home Sales Average $1.16 Million

The real estate people at Downing & Company just compiled one of their spiffy summaries of Bernal Heights home sales, and the monthly report for November shows that single-family home prices have leveled off, with the average home going for … Continue reading

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SOLD? Bernal Heights Home Where Janis Joplin Used to Party

There’s a home at 11 Wright Street for sale in the Santana Rancho subdistrict of Bernal Heights, where Janis Joplin was apparently a visitor: This spacious 3 level home with high ceilings, features an open floor plan including a large … Continue reading

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Wednesday: Community Meeting to Review Home Construction Plans Below Bernal Hill

Neighbor Alicia is spreading the word about a community meeting that will happen tomorrow, Wesdnesday December 11 at 7 pm at the Precita Neighborhood Center, to review a proposal to build two single-family homes on a patch of undeveloped land … Continue reading

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These Are the 10 Least Expensive Homes for Sale In Bernal Heights Right Now

Miss Sally, our friend at the CurbedSF website, just published a fascinating round-up of the 10 Least Expensive Homes for Sale in Bernal Heights right now: We combed through the listings to check out the current residential real estate scene … Continue reading

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Why Oh Why Would This House Rent for $9995 a Month?

Neighbor Jack noticed something odd this week on the List of Craig: A “Victorian” house on Bennington available for rent at the gobsmackingly high figure of $9995 per month. What could possibly explain this? Yes, it’s a single-family house with … Continue reading

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Real Estate Report: After Heady Gains, Bernal Heights Home Prices Stabilize

Our friends at Downing & Company Realtors bring news of a heathy trend in Bernal Heights residential real estate: Despite continued strong buyer demand, home prices in Bernal appear to have stabilized: After months of rapid appreciation during the tail-end … Continue reading

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Spiffy Infographic Reveals Pricing Patterns for Residential Rentals in Bernal Heights

Yesterday a few of our bloggy friends around town flagged a spiffy infographic created by the online real estate service Trulia which presents a block-by-block picture of residential real estate prices for all of San Francisco. In general, the map … Continue reading

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