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About the Proposed Rental Affordability Act

The proposed Rental Affordability Act is scheduled for the November 2020 ballot. A statewide measure, the act would expand local governments’ authority to enact rent control on residential property. ** All present and future property owners should be concerned about this thinly veiled attack on property rights. The measure claims Read More

San Francisco Real Estate Market Report – February 2020

San Francisco had only 93 single-family homes sales in January – the fewest for any month in the past 10 years. Median sales prices were also down for both single-family homes and condo/loft/TICs, but still posted solid year-on-year appreciation gains – 5.2% and 2.8%, respectively. Inventory remains very low at Read More

San Francisco Real Estate Market Report – January 2020

In the past decade, San Francisco’s median single-family home sales prices recovered from a devastating decline in the financial and housing crisis to rise 130% – from $688,000 to $1,577.500. Condo/loft/TIC sold prices rose 94%, from $645,000 to $1,250,000. These rises compare to the median household income increase over the Read More

Marin Real Estate Market Report – December 2019

The median sale price for single-family homes and condos/townhomes continues to fluctuate. In spite of the volatility, prices are still up compared with last year. It’s important to keep in mind that while the prices are up from last year, the market in Southern/Central Marin is behaving quite differently. The Read More