Available Now! The “Realistic Guide To Buying A Home In San Francisco in 2024”

February 8, 2024

Let’s face it. 2023 was just a weird year in residential real estate. The Fed raised interest rates 11 times over the last two years, making potential mortgages and payments much more expensive. There continues to be a severe shortage of new housing being built. And it is very difficult to find available housing for […]

Luxury Homes in San Francisco: A Showcase of High-End Neighborhoods

January 10, 2024

Luxury Homes in San Francisco: A Showcase of High-End Neighborhoods  San Francisco’s real estate is a unique blend of luxury, history, and unparalleled views. The city’s iconic Victorian architecture, combined with its hilly terrain, creates a stunning landscape that has captured the hearts of many, including artists, tech moguls, and entrepreneurs. Moreover, the city’s proximity […]

An SF Local’s Guide to the 14 “Best” San Francisco Neighborhoods

December 12, 2023

More than almost any other city, San Francisco is truly a “City of Neighborhoods”. And no matter how you count or define them, the number of neighborhoods will vary depending on who you ask.  When living in or moving to San Francisco, choosing the right neighborhood is one of the most important decisions you will […]

How Much is that Mello-Roos? A Comprehensive Guide on Mello-Roos in San Francisco Real Estate

November 30, 2023

If you are considering buying a home in San Francisco, budgeting for your monthly housing payment will include budgeting for property taxes. The primary determinant of your tax bill will be the purchase price of your property, which is taxed at about a rate of .0118%/year. A substantial addition to these bills for some homes […]

Can I Sell My ADU? Exploring the Newly Enacted AB 1033 Law

November 8, 2023

What do you do with your ADU? Until AB 1033 and AB976, you didn’t owner occupy them! Because they were already occupied by tenants or your in-laws, grandparents, or extended family or friends. Until now, accessory dwelling unit – aka efficiency flat, in-law unit, granny flat, or just plain ole ADU – occupancy has so […]

The Paperwork Around Trees in San Francisco

November 3, 2023

San Francisco loves its trees. And while we don’t have traditional “fall foliage” like the East Coast or Midwest, we do have an incredibly beautiful variety of tree species that you are unlikely to find in very many other American cities. Our diverse canopy of trees is crucial to The City’s ecosystem; they help manage […]

Your Complete Guide to ADUs

October 17, 2023

Accessory dwelling units are one of the hottest items in California’s housing industry, inspiring a slew of companies to try their hand at designing and building them. So amid the hype, you may be asking yourself whether you should ride the cresting wave and put an ADU on your property too. Less than a decade […]

What are the Safest Neighborhoods in San Francisco? An SF Native’s Guide

September 29, 2023

San Francisco has long been a popular place to live, frequently appearing on lists of the “Best Places to Live in California” and the “Best Places to Live” overall. It has also been named the happiest city in America, offering a carefree and laid-back lifestyle. Although San Francisco is only the 11th most populous city […]

How Would You Describe Cow Hollow’s Marina Chateau?

September 19, 2023

One of the things that tops the list of “favorites” when San Francisco is mentioned, along with Karl the Fog and how “walkable” San Francisco is, would be  “the architecture.” But naming “architecture” as a favorite SF thing is similar to saying another favorite is “hills”. There are a lot of them, many people mainly […]

The Real Estate MLS Hack and Shutdown – A Disaster or Opportunity?

September 6, 2023

The San Francisco Rapattoni MLS cyberattack lasted two weeks with a significant impact on Bay Area real estate. Jackson Fuller Real Estate clients continued to buy and sell thanks to our extensive San Francisco relationships, deep market knowledge, and creative problem solving skills. (see below).We’ve done it with a combination of old-school technique merged with modern […]

San Francisco’s Historic Districts

August 16, 2023

Over the last three decades, San Francisco has created thirteen historic districts that highlight a group of resources worth protecting because they bring to life a time and bring context to SF’s rich historical past. From warehouses in the mid-market area to national land trusts, they highlight a range of diverse neighborhoods from Civic Center […]

Buying a Fixer in San Francisco

July 27, 2023

Ever wondered what it takes to buy a house, tear it down, and rebuild it as your dream house? You’re not alone — and in San Francisco, your tear-down options will be severely limited by the SF planning department. From the cost of acquisition to permitting, demolition, and construction, navigating the process can be overwhelming. […]