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Where to go in San Francisco for Great Fresh Fruit

Fresh fruit is vital to our diet and finding the best fresh fruit is very important. The state of California is known for growing some of the best fruits and vegetables in the world. Many farmers in the area take great pride in providing the public with excellent fruit at local farmers markets and grocery […]

Who Picks the Appraiser?

Prior to the financial meltdown and great recession of 2008, banks that were underwriting the loan got to select the appraiser to evaluate the value of the property as collateral for the home loan. In some ways, this makes sense. Banks are a part of a local ecosystem, and local appraisers with a long amount […]

3 Cool Things About… Polk Gulch!

Welcome to a classic San Francisco neighborhood that definitely exists, even if you aren’t likely to find it on a map. Referred to variously as the Tenderloin, Polk Gulch, Downtown, Upper Civic Center, Lower Nob Hill, the TenderNob… and a variety of other names for the area that is immediately northeast of the Civic Center […]

How to Make Your Home a Model House

Have you ever walked through a home for sale and been jealous your home wasn’t like the staged home? You can make your home a model house with a few tips, tricks and trends. Here’s a look at some of the top ways to turn your home into a model house. Start with Cleaning You […]

3 Cool Things About… NoPa!

NoPa is a neighborhood in central San Francisco most well known for a restaurant just outside its border. You may also know that it is next to the panhandle and Golden Gate Park. This neighborhood has a vibrant and unique feel, something the proximity to the University of San Francisco and Alamo Square likely contribute […]

3 Cool Things About… Dogpatch!

Dogpatch is a popular neighborhood in San Francisco known for its proximity to the Chase Center in nearby Mission Bay, home to the Golden State Warriors (and over 150 other events each year). You may also know Dogpatch for being home to a variety of original Victorians, as many survived the 1906 earthquake unscathed. Here […]

3 Cool Things About… Sherwood Forest!

Sherwood Forest is most well known for one thing: being the smallest neighborhood in San Francisco. You may also know it for its name being associated with the legend of Robin Hood. You may even know that it used to carry the nickname “Pill Hill” due to the sheer number of doctors who called it home. But here are three cool things about the neighborhood that you may not know:

3 Cool Things About… The Castro!

The Castro is one of San Francisco’s most well known neighborhoods, so you may know quite a bit about it. One of the most well-known facts is that it was one of the first gay neighborhoods in the United States. Starting in the 1960’s, it remains known for its LGBTQ activism today.

3 Cool Things About…The Inner Sunset!

The Inner Sunset is well known for its proximity to UCSF and Golden Gate Park.┬áIt’s served by the N-Judah muni, the city’s busiest light-rail line. Read on for three cool things you may not know about Inner Sunset…

3 Cool Things About… Ingleside Terraces!

Ingleside Terraces is one of the eight master-planned residence parks developed in San Francisco in the first half of the 1900’s. The residence parks of San Francisco were designed to offer a “country in the city” experience. Enjoy some neighborhood photos and two historical firsts that took place in the neighborhood.

3 Cool Things About… Twin Peaks!

Three cool things about an iconic San Francisco neighborhood – one’s literally quite cool, the other two may surprise you.

3 Cool Things About… Pacific Heights!

Pacific Heights, or Pac Heights, is a neighborhood in San Francisco most well known for fantastic views and its large and ornate homes. Here are three cool things about the neighborhood you may not know…