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Friday Focus: San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office of Housing

Friday Focus: San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office of Housing

Yesterday we featured the big and the bold (and perhaps the badass). Today, we head in a different direction sparked by some great comments, questions, and experiences (both first and second hand) regarding programs offered through San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office of Housing. Feel free to jump on an existing... Read More »

Yahoo Unveils Underwhelming Foreclosure Center

Yahoo Unveils Underwhelming Foreclosure Center

Earlier this week Yahoo unveiled its online “Foreclosure Center.” Or more perhaps more accurately, a marketing center for RealtyTrac (and other Yahoo partners), a subscription to which is required in order to access any detailed property information. Based on a search in the Yahoo Foreclosure Center we learn that... Read More »

Readers Put SocketSite’s Real Estate Forums To Work

Readers Put SocketSite’s Real Estate Forums To Work

One reader gets recommendations for where to buy furniture for small spaces, another solicits thoughts about moving to the Inner Sunset , and another is still looking for insight into whether a building will survive the Bay Bridge reconstruction. And as was certain to happen, yet another discovers the... Read More »

It’s Official: Welcome To SocketSite’s Real Estate Forums

It’s Official: Welcome To SocketSite’s Real Estate Forums

Looking for a rough idea of what it might cost for a down to the studs remodel in San Francisco? Or perhaps you’ve been wondering what’s happening with the condo conversion of Rincon Towers? Well, you’re not alone. And thanks to the SocketSite community (and Real Estate Forums), we’re... Read More »

The Straight Scoop On HOA Fees

While you might not be interested in The Odeon per se, you just might be interested in our readers’ insights regarding HOA fees in general. Feel free to join the thread (or start afresh right here). ∙ The Kind Of Email We Love To Get (And An Odeon Question)... Read More »

The Kind Of Email We Love To Get (And An Odeon Question)

The Kind Of Email We Love To Get (And An Odeon Question)

Besides tips, this is the kind of reader email that we love to get: fter months of looking, getting initially hot about certain developments . . . and then being very thankful later on that we didn’t bite, we decided to take the plunge at OdeonSF . . .... Read More »

One South Park: An Overview And Car Stacker Question

One South Park: An Overview And Car Stacker Question

A tipster forwards floor plans and an overview of all 35 condos that will comprise One South Park. Pricing “will start in the low $600,000’s” with condos ranging in size from 681 square feet (junior one-bedroom, one bath) to 2,699 square feet (three-bedroom plus den, three and one-half bath,... Read More »

PropertyShark Update: More San Francisco Maps

PropertyShark Update: More San Francisco Maps

In November, PropertyShark added free access to San Francisco foreclosure listings. Today, PropertyShark enhances their offering of San Francisco based maps and data “mash-ups” (including Recent Sales, Year Built, and Price per Square Foot). We’re particularly fond of “Recent Sales” in terms of trend spotting, and “Year Built” in... Read More »

Redfin: New Maps (Virtual Earth), Areas, And More

Redfin: New Maps (Virtual Earth), Areas, And More

Redfin is live with a new mapping platform (Microsoft’s Virtual Earth), a new legend (listings in green, viewed listings in light green, and recently sold properties in blue), and expanded Bay Area coverage (“Napa, Sonoma, Santa Cruz & more Solano”). It’s a great complement to their recent upgrade of... Read More »

Going Once, Going Twice, Going Three Times…

Despite an announced “withdrawal” date of January 1, as of early this morning (1/8/07) direct public access to the San Francisco Multiple Listing Service remains active and available. Any insiders care to re-set our reader’s expectations? In related MLS search news, Redfin has upgraded their site to display open... Read More »