Property Tax Update – San Francisco, CA

"San Francisco property owners will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets come December and April when Property Taxes are due. The city is raising property tax in accordance with Proposition 13 which allows for a cost of living adjustment of property values.  This year the state has approved a .753% increase.  (The only other time property taxes change in San Francisco is upon the sale of a property when the value is re-assessed). The property taxes in San Francisco will increase to … [Read more...]

From Parking Spots to Public Parks – More Parklets Filling the Streets of San Francisco, CA

"Since last March, parking spaces all over the city have been transformed into uniquely designed public parks and pedestrian spaces. The so-called Parklets are a joint venture between the Mayor's Office, the Department of Public Works, the Planning Department, and the Municipal Transportation Agency. With this week's ribbon cutting on the Powell Street pedestrian promenade, there are now at least 14 parklets around San Francisco according to Streetsblog SF. Next time you're strolling through … [Read more...]

Grocery Shop ‘Til You Drop! New Franchises Coming to San Francisco, CA

"San Franciscans go gaga for farmers markets, and who doesn't love their corner bodega? But it when it comes time for those major shopping trips (hello, 4th of July BBQ!), most city dwellers agree that we need more supermarkets. Fortunately, a few franchises are coming to our rescue: Trader Joe's - Everyone's favorite bastion of fresh produce, pre-made dips and Two Buck Chuck is set to open yet another San Francisco location. TJ's - NOB HILL Edition is set to open in 2012 and at approximately … [Read more...]

Hello, Fleece Jackets! Union Square, San Francisco, CA is the 2nd Busiest Pedestrian Thoroughfare in the Country!

"As the summer arrives (along with the fog) we can expect our fine city streets to be filled with travelers and tourists coming from near and far to take in the beauty that is San Francisco.  According to the San Francisco Planning Department, Powell Street in the heart of Union Square is the 2nd busiest pedestrian thoroughfare in the country, behind only New York's Times Square... New steel extensions will expand the sidewalk by more than 6 feet between Geary and Ellis Street.  The city will … [Read more...]

This Scavenger Hunt is Pure San Francisco!

"On June 4th, registered teams of 5 people will be given a list of pictures to take and then have 2 hours to take those pictures throughout the Mission.  While the list is secret, we've been promised it's absurd, funny and truly San Franciscan.'  Each picture is worth a designated amount of points and the team who receives the most points will win. After two hours, all teams will meet at Morac Restaurant and Lounge on 16th Street to 'eat, dance and see the photos and shenanigans.'" ...Read this … [Read more...]

Zephyr MarketTracker

Check out Zephyr Real Estate Market Tracker for San Francisco real estate updates for SF home buyer and sellers. Want local real estate data personalized for your own San Francisco neighborhood, such as Noe Valley, Bernal Heights, Hayes Valley or any SF neighborhood?  Just send us the request and we'll get you a hyperlocal Market Tracker report. … [Read more...]

Zephyr MarketTracker

Check out Zephyr Real Estate Market Tracker for San Francisco real estate updates for SF home buyer and sellers. Want local real estate data personalized for your own San Francisco neighborhood, such as Noe Valley, Bernal Heights, Hayes Valley or any SF neighborhood?  Just send us the request and we'll get you a hyperlocal Market Tracker report. … [Read more...]

Zephyr MarketTracker

Check out Zephyr Real Estate Market Tracker for San Francisco real estate updates for SF home buyer and sellers. Want local real estate data personalized for your own San Francisco neighborhood, such as Noe Valley, Bernal Heights, Hayes Valley or any SF neighborhood?  Just send us the request and we'll get you a hyperlocal Market Tracker report. … [Read more...]

Zephyr MarketTracker

Check out Zephyr Real Estate Market Tracker for San Francisco real estate updates for SF home buyer and sellers. Want local real estate data personalized for your own San Francisco neighborhood, such as Noe Valley, Bernal Heights, Hayes Valley or any SF neighborhood?  Just send us the request and we'll get you a hyperlocal Market Tracker report. … [Read more...]

Zephyr MarketTracker

Check out Zephyr Real Estate Market Tracker for San Francisco real estate updates for SF home buyer and sellers. Want local real estate data personalized for your own San Francisco neighborhood, such as Noe Valley, Bernal Heights, Hayes Valley or any SF neighborhood?  Just send us the request and we'll get you a hyperlocal Market Tracker report. … [Read more...]