This part of Bernal is fairly quiet. As in most areas of San Francisco, you'll get your share of random crime incidents. But none of my clients ever had any issues. They lived on a very tight-knit street, where everyone knew each other. Bernal is like that with respect to community. This location is a little more remote with respect to Cortland proximity. But it is really up to you whether you are comfortable there.
I love Bernal Heights, though. There exists a great mix of property types and residential amenities. I think it's a wonderful neighborhood.
Hope this helps...
Take care and good luck,
McGuire Urban Bay
I was just over there last Tuesday looking at properties in the area mid-day.
When Iâ€™m working with buyer clients I typically recommend that we go door to door to meet the neighbors. They have great information about how the neighborhood, positive and otherwise. If youâ€™re not comfortable doing this then I recommend visiting the neighborhood at various times of the day to see what types of activities are occurring.
As you can tell, at this section of Bernal there is a mix of new construction, custom homes and older Vics/Edwardians which are selling/have sold at various price points.
Bay Area Air Quality Mgmt should have air quality reports available:
Happy to share more offline.
Cheryl Bower, Realtor , GRI, ABR
Zephyr Real Estate