Category Archives: Real Estate

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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Will Fairy Houses Fuel Next Bernal Heights Real Estate Boom?

Neighbor Tony spotted a rather attractive new subdivision nestled under a tree here in Bernal: This morning, I spotted a nice house for a fairy family and maybe an elder fairy parent on Bernal Hill next the road that goes … Continue reading

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How to Buy an Affordable House in Bernal Heights

Suhl Chin and Bobbi Levenson are longtime Bernal residents, and both are realtors with Zephyr Real Estate. Neighbors Suhl and Bobbi recently approached Bernalwood to see if there was anything they could write for us, so we asked for some … Continue reading

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Bernal Heights Real Estate Goes From “Hot” to “White Hot”

And now, more evidence of what you already knew: Bernal Heights real estate is hot. Average sales prices here have topped $1 million, and according to realtor dpaul Brown, Bernal Heights (along with the Inner Mission, Noe Valley/Castro, South Beach, and … Continue reading

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New Rental Real Estate Report Functions as Bernal Heights Rorschach Test

The number-crunchers at Priceonomics released a new report on San Francisco’s rental market late last week, and it generated a lot of teeth-gnashing around town. Looking at the City as a whole, this was the big takeaway: Rents aren’t just high … Continue reading

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Average Bernal Home Sale Price Cracks $1 Million Barrier

Our  friends at Downing & Company have published a new summary of Bernal Heights home sales during May 2013, and it is kind of mind-blowing: Single-family home prices in Bernal Heights went through the roof last month setting a new record … Continue reading

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Study Shows Insane Apartment Rental Costs in Bernal Heights Are Actually Relatively Uncrazy

Our friends at CurbedSF tipped Bernalwood to a new study that looks at the current median cost of rental apartments for various neighborhoods across San Francisco. According to CurbedSF, the methodology is as follows: – Zumper vets all the brokers, … Continue reading

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Counterpoint: A Lifetime Resident Laments the Transformation of Bernal Heights

Bernal Heights is changing. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Actually, Bernal Heights has been changing for about 180 years.  Change is often difficult, yet my sense is that the changes that have taken place here during … Continue reading

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Average Bernal Heights Home Sale Prices Going Up, Up, Up

Residential real estate is booming throughout the Bay Area. Even more locally, San Francisco real estate is white hot, with a year-over-year price gain of 19 percent in February. Naturally, then, as one of the most glamorous neighborhoods in one … Continue reading

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Big House on Mullen Is New Bernal Sale-Price Champion

Remember that house at 347 Mullen that hit the market recently? The sale is now complete, and our friends at Curbed SF provide the coda: In 2008 the property was a vacant lot that sold for $399K. Shoot forward to … Continue reading

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