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A Somber Reminder

In 2001, and prior to 9/11, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) identified the top three “likeliest, most catastrophic disasters facing this country”: 1. A terrorist attack on New York City 2. A hurricane hitting New Orleans, and 3. An earthquake in San Francisco It’s time to be prepared... Read More »

Thank God There Were No Online Polls In 1906

Thank God There Were No Online Polls In 1906

Yesterday’s SFGate online poll posed the question, “Should New Orleans be rebuilt at the same location?” When we last checked, 2,076 people had voiced their opinion. The results? 49% responded, “Yes, with a better levee system, there’s no reason not to” while 51% responded, “No it’s a colossal waste... Read More »

Something To Consider

According to CNN/Money and the Census Bureau, San Francisco ranks as the third richest American city while New Orleans ranks as the ninth poorest (“America’s richest and poorest places“). If any community can afford to help New Orleans, it’s us. So as we previously wrote, please consider donating to... Read More »

New Orleans Needs Our Help

Despite all the horrific images, video, and media coverage coming out of New Orleans, we really don’t think most people (ourselves included) can actually comprehend just how much damage, destruction, and devastation has occurred. Or that it’s actually getting worse by the minute. As such, we are currently spending... Read More »

Los Angles Snickers, San Francisco Shudders

Unfortunately we’re not that only ones that keep an eye on The Housing Bubble 2. Nor is it likely that we were the only ones that noticed their reference to a recent LA Times article: Read More »

Carpe Diem (And The Ice)

Damn, while we really don’t want to give any more publicity to the great “Fillmore Fiasco” (a.k.a. Icer Air 2005), we do want to give props to Mike and the PotreroHillSF gang for seizing the day (and spotlight). · Icer Air: An Open Letter to the Mayor Read More »

Sunday Surprise

Keep both hands firmly on that latte. You’re going to be crossing a picket line if you attend the open house of the TIC at 838 Potrero this Sunday (8/28). The San Francisco Tenants Union is organizing the protest in response to an Ellis Act eviction in the building.... Read More »

Agent Market Insight (And Confession)

In doing some research this afternoon we came across the San Francisco Real Estate blog, hosted by “realtor michelle”, a ten year real estate veteran of San Francisco Real Estate. Michelle’s post from June 9th caught our eye: As more and more agents see offer dates come and go,... Read More »

Tenants In Common (TIC) Thursday

Rumblings of TIC lottery reform and continued coverage of individual loans for TIC units are headlining stories today. To be honest, TICs scare the hell out of us these days. In an up market everyone’s happy (okay, so not everyone), but if the market should change,... Read More »

No Ice For You!

We hate to even mention it (it’s already gotten more than its fifteen minutes of fame), but in case you were actually wondering, Icer Air 2005 (a.k.a. the Fillmore Fiasco) has been CANCELLED. Here’s your chance Potrero. · Pacific Heights ski jumping canceled · Ski jump event up... Read More »