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Asking Rents in Oakland Tick Up

Asking Rents in Oakland Tick Up

While the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco has continued to inch down, despite some recent misreports to the contrary, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland has inched up around 2 percent over the past month to a four-month high of... Read More »

Rents in San Francisco Are Not on the Rise, at Least Not Yet

Rents in San Francisco Are Not on the Rise, at Least Not Yet

Despite some recent misreports in the media, apartment rents in San Francisco haven’t started to rebound, at least not yet. In fact, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in the city is still holding at around $3,100 month, which is down 22 percent on a year-over-year basis... Read More »

Listing Activity for Rentals in San Francisco Drops, But…

Listing Activity for Rentals in San Francisco Drops, But…

As we outlined last week, leasing activity across a sample of ten (10) of the larger apartment buildings we’re tracking in San Francisco has ticked up, driving the average vacancy rate for the cross section of 3,600 units down to around 7.5 percent, driven by aggressive discounting and incentives... Read More »

Leasing Activity Inches Up, Vacancy Rate Down, in San Francisco

Leasing Activity Inches Up, Vacancy Rate Down, in San Francisco

We’ve been tracking the current occupancy and availability of 3,600 distinct apartments, spread across ten buildings in Hayes Valley, Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Mid-Market, SoMa and the Transbay District, over the past four months. Having peaked at around 11 percent near the end of last year, which was nearly twice... Read More »

Rents Continue To Drop in S.F., Studios Hit an 11-Year Low

Rents Continue To Drop in S.F., Studios Hit an 11-Year Low

As we outlined last month, while the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco was holding at around $3,100 a month, listing activity was actually inching up. And as we wrote at the time: “In other words, the current plateau in asking prices might represent more... Read More »

Asking Rents in Oakland HODL as Well, But…

Asking Rents in Oakland HODL as Well, But…

As we first outlined last week, while the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco has been holding at around $3,100 a month, listing activity (i.e., availability) has inched up. And on a year-over-year basis, which takes into account seasonality, asking rents have actually continued to... Read More »

Asking Rents in San Francisco HODL, But…

Asking Rents in San Francisco HODL, But…

Having dropped nearly 24 percent last year, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco has effectively held at around $3,100 a month over the past few weeks, with the average asking rent for a one-bedroom hodling at around $2,700 a month and units with at... Read More »

Free Rent Drops Vacancy Rates for Larger Buildings in S.F.

Free Rent Drops Vacancy Rates for Larger Buildings in S.F.

Having ticked up to over 10 percent in November, the average vacancy rate for a sampling of ten large apartment buildings in San Francisco, representing a combined 3,600 units of housing located in Hayes Valley, Dogpatch, Mid-Market and Downtown, has ticked down to a little under 8 percent, driven... Read More »

Oakland Rents Tick Down, Listing Activity Up 2X

Oakland Rents Tick Down, Listing Activity Up 2X

While the average asking rent for an apartment in Oakland hasn’t declined as much as it has in San Francisco, either in the absolute or relatively, it has ticked down another 1.4 percent over the past two months to $2,300, which is down 19 percent on a year-over-year basis... Read More »

Average Rent in San Francisco Dropped $1,000 In 2020

Average Rent in San Francisco Dropped $1,000 In 2020

With the average asking rent for a one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco having dropped 23 percent over the past year to under $2,700 a month and the average asking rent for a studio having dropped even more, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in the city, which... Read More »