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Alina Aeby, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Alina Aeby answered:
I am trying to decide if Portola is right for me, I have been told that an old home is a better investment than a new home. Is this true?
Hi Sean,

If I understand correctly, your question is more about buying an older home in an established neighborhood versus buying a new home in a developing area.

Maintenance issu ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Mar 17, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Portola
Phyllis Mcar…, Real Estate Pro in San Mateo, CA
Phyllis Mcarthur answered:
Are power lines a health hazard?
I have heard so many different tales of people who live under or close to these power lines over a long period of time have suffered odd ailments. Linda lorenzo has some of the stories ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 17, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Portola
Vince Chang, Home Buyer in San Francisco, CA
Vince Chang answered:
What are the benefits of living in Portola?
Cute shops along San Bruno. Plenty of food options in many varieties. Lots of sunlight. Centrally located schools and a new Fresh And Easy slated to open on February 1st of 2012. There ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 11, 2012 General Area in Portola
Maureen Kele…, Renter in Inner Sunset, San Fr...
Maureen Keleher answered:
What are the drawbacks of living in Portola?
Even though the neighborhood is mostly comprised of families and students, the socioeconomic makeup of the area makes it a little rough around the edges, and not the most desirable plac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 10, 2011 General Area in Portola
Trulia, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Trulia asked:
What advice would you have for someone moving to Portola? What did you wish you knew before moving here?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 25, 2011 Moving in Portola
Trulia, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Trulia asked:
What is the crime and safety like in Portola? Is this area safe or dangerous? What types of crimes are committed? Are there any intersections or streets that should be avoided?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 25, 2011 Crime & Safety in Portola
Trulia, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Trulia asked:
What are the current real estate market conditions like in Portola? Are home prices in Portola going to appreciate or depreciate? What are the current market conditions for buying or renting?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 25, 2011 General Area in Portola
Rob Regan &a…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Rob Regan & Ciara Piron answered:
Can anyone tell me about the Portola Area, that little area with the single family detached homes on?
Slow, slower and slowest.... unless you are prepared to price VERY aggressively. While the Portola area is a nice enough neighborhood, it is one of the slowest ones in San Francisco as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 23, 2008 Home Selling in Portola
Jed Lane; Fog…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Jed Lane; Fog City Guide answered:
Can anyone tell me about the Portola Area, that little area with the single family detached homes on?
Mandy,
You posted the question twice. Delete this one so you can track the other.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 3, 2008 Home Selling in Portola
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