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San Francisco’s Median Rent Is NOT $4,225.  Really, It’s Not

The SFGate’s recent report that the median rent in San Francisco has hit “a ridiculous $4,225” is factually wrong and borderline reckless. From the report: “We already knew the rent was too damn high, even before we published a report this February showing not only that the median for a one... Read More »

Record High Rents In San Francisco, East Bay Rents Accelerating

The average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco ticked up to a record-setting high of $3,458 per month in the first quarter of 2015, up 2 percent since the end of 2014 and 13 percent higher versus the same time last year. The average asking rent in... Read More »

San Francisco Rents Slip From Record High

The average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco was $3,392 at the end of 2014, up 11 percent over the past year and 55 percent higher since 2009, but down $8 a month from a record $3,400 in the third quarter of last year. A 0.24 percent... Read More »

Some Relief For Renters In SF, Growing Pain(s) In The East Bay

While the average asking rent for a market-rate apartment in San Francisco has hit a record $3,400 a month, up 9.8 percent over the past year, the largest percentage increase has occurred in Oakland where the average rent now measures $2,500 per month, up 17.6 percent over the past... Read More »

Bay Area Rents Hit Record High, And Oakland Has Risen The Most

The average asking rent for an apartment in the Bay Area increased to a record $2,234 in the third quarter of 2014, up 3.5 percent over the past three months and 11.4 percent higher versus the same time last year.  And the average Bay Area studio is now renting... Read More »

San Francisco Rents Rise, Oakland Rents Rocket

The average asking rent for an apartment in the Bay Area increased to $2,158 a month in the second quarter of 2014, up 10.3 percent versus the second quarter of 2013. While San Francisco remains the most expensive Bay Area market with an average asking rent of $3,229 per... Read More »

San Francisco Housing P/E Ratio History And Three Year Drop

To repeat what we first wrote in January 2008: There’s no doubt Bay Area average rents are up. And while we wouldn’t be surprised to see another 10-15% increase in 2008 (at least for San Francisco proper), keep in mind that the current housing Price-to-Earnings ratio is still well... Read More »

Bay Area Rents Surge, But Housing P/E Ratio Remains Out Of Line

Bay Area Rents Surge, But Housing P/E Ratio Remains Out Of Line

There’s no doubt Bay Area average rents are up. And while we wouldn’t be surprised to see another 10-15% increase in 2008 (at least for San Francisco proper), keep in mind that the current housing Price-to-Earnings ratio is still well above its long-term average for the San Francisco MSA.... Read More »

San Francisco’s Housing P/E

As sales prices have risen, and rents have dropped, San Francisco’s residential “rent ratio” has climbed to a nation-wide high of 34.1 (according to The New York Times). We’re higher than New York City (25.4) and San Diego (28.9), and up from a rent ratio of 12.5 in 2000.... Read More »