San Francisco Real Estate Blog

Hello, World. Again

We are excited about the foundation we’ve (re) built here at Jackson Fuller Real Estate.

Who we Are

Corporations are people, so they need names. You’ve known us by the name Jackson Fuller for years and years, but our corporate name is a little different from that. Like everything in real estate, there’s a story behind it. While our DBAs are slowly digested by the bureaucracy, we’ve got a moment to tell that […]

Your Guide to Closing Escrow: The Estimated Settlement Statement Explained

Sales Price Real estate contracts generally contain proration language for things such as property taxes, homeowners association dues, management fees, or any other costs that run with the property. In San Francisco, regardless of the number of days in the actual closing month items are prorated based on a 30 day month. The next section […]

Tenacious For You

As a past president of the San Francisco Association of Realtors, one of the things that fascinated me most during my presidency was how interested people were in my personal stories. So I wanted to start the year off by telling you a story about myself. If you’re reading this, you might be considering hiring […]

Do SF Home Buyers Pay Transfer Tax?

The best answer to this question is: it depends on what type of property they are buying. San Francisco’s real estate transfer tax is a City and County tax on the sale or transfer of real estate. When a home buyer is purchasing a single family home, a Tenancy in Common (TIC), or a re-sale […]

The Beef Isn’t Here: Vegetarian & Vegan in San Francisco

Whether you’re a full-time vegetarian or just like to dine at vegetarian restaurants sometimes, San Francisco has got you covered. There used to be a time when “vegetarian” made most people think of bean sprouts, salads, and tofu. Today, many restaurants offer incredible vegetarian options with plenty of innovative flavors.

Discovering the Hidden Gems of East Bay

San Francisco is the center of my universe, and apparently, life continues across the Bay Bridge. Lest we be accused of forgetting about the East Bay, here’s a post with a few things we’re told are awesome over there.  Berkeley and Oakland are apparently not the entire east bay, there’s much more to it! San […]

Surrealistic Summer Solstice 2017 Concert at Conservatory of Flowers in GG Park.

San Francisco Surrealistic Summer Solstice 2017 concert at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. YouTube Video: Additional Episode Info: A medley of musical songs that hearken back to the 1960’s with a light show projected onto the conservatory of flowers. Nearby Neighborhoods: About the Conservatory of Flowers: adapted from SF Park and Rec […]

What’s Going on for 4th of July in San Francisco?

The 4th of July always brings plenty of events and fireworks to the Bay area. When you’re considering where to go to watch the fireworks and which events you want to attend, make sure you consider all the options. Here’s a look at some of the top events and fireworks displays throughout the San Francisco area for 2017.

Top 5 Speakeasies Found in San Francisco, CA

Heading out to a speakeasy in San Francisco for a cocktail might take you back to a simpler time. Even with Prohibition long gone, many residents love the idea of going to a “secret” bar. While these hidden San Francisco speakeasies may not be super secretive, they are still fun to enjoy. The history behind […]

The History Behind the Spreckels Mansion

Maybe best-known as the home of Danielle Steel, the Spreckels Mansion has plenty of history behind it. The mansion is located at 2080 Washington in Pacific Heights, across from Lafayette Park. Here’s a look at one of the most incredible mega-mansions found within the city. The Spreckels Family Story The Spreckels family is one of […]