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Andrew Kitch…, Home Buyer in San Francisco, CA
Andrew Kitchell answered:
What are the drawbacks of living in Potrero Hill?
Potrero Ave. is a very busy street so expect quite a bit of noise/air pollution. There’s an empty lot on the corner of Mariposa St. and Potrero Ave., which is dirty and used by t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 30, 2011 General Area in Potrero Hill
Andrew Kitch…, Home Buyer in San Francisco, CA
Andrew Kitchell answered:
What are the benefits of living in Potrero Hill?
Potrero Avenue and 17th is a bustling, diverse are on the edge of the Mission and Potrero Hill districts. The weather is almost always sunny, and it’s flat so walking to the near ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 30, 2011 General Area in Potrero Hill
Trulia, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Trulia asked:
What advice would you have for someone moving to Potrero Hill? What did you wish you knew before moving here?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 25, 2011 Moving in Potrero Hill
Gerard J. Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Spring Hill, FL
Gerard J. Carney answered:
how could the median sales price INCREASE 2.5% y-o-y, while the price per sq foot DECREASE 50.6% in the same time period? surely the average square
Larger homes never saw the economic bite and since they now rule the market, they raise the median sales price, You are looking at the square foot prices of everything on the market, no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 21, 2011 Home Buying in Potrero Hill
Llouie9997, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco County,...
Llouie9997 answered:
How many years retro can a San Francisco escape tax be assessed?
I've contacted the assessor's office several times about this, as we have been sent an "escape assessment" from 2005, 6 years ago. I've found on the tax code 3 ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jul 15, 2011 Financing in Potrero Hill
Bailey11, Home Owner in Palm Springs, CA
Bailey11 answered:
My friend is thinking of buying Property in Potrero Hill. The RE market seem to be a bit bumpy now overall.
I bought a house on the south slope of Kansas St in 1990 for 199K. Seems to me, the values have NOT kept up with the rest of the city. We experienced a lot of "street crime" ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 9, 2011 Market Conditions in Potrero Hill
Pacita C Dim…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita C Dimacali answered:
Is this an empty apartment or it has the furniture that I see in the pictures?
1. Sometimes, rooms look better when furnished to give the potential buyer/renter an idea of how to lay our furniture and what the rooms could look like. It's all part of staging
... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 16, 2011 Rentals in Potrero Hill
Peter Century…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco County,...
Peter Century 21 answered:
What things or info I shall look for while buying a house for me?
Three basic things: 1. Is this the right property? 2. Is this the right location? 3. Is this right for me Financially?

1. Property: Check foundations, water intrusion (present/futu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 17, 2010 Home Buying in Potrero Hill
Ted, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco County,...
Ted answered:
Is Potrero Hill a good area to buy?
Yes, sure the real estate agents will say every area is great. Don't be a sucker. Rent. Dont buy!! Real estate is hosed for many years.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 24, 2010 Home Buying in Potrero Hill
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Voices Member answered:
what do u mean by tax , what is the prosses of paying tax i want an example for the taxation?
Nice job Jason......Don't know if Thumbs up for a good response has any value anymore but you deserve one as your response had value.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 17, 2009 Financing in Potrero Hill
Michael Young, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Michael Young answered:
Where is the best gym (with a pool for lap swimming) in the city?
Sports Club LA at the Four Seasons...hands down.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 16, 2009 Quality of Life in Potrero Hill
Jed Lane, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Jed Lane answered:
Is the Dogpatch a safe neighborhood?
Tyler,
It is really up to you where and when you feel safe. You can only know by going tot he area on different days and times. You could feel safe and me as a 56 year old man with bad ... more
2 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 27, 2008 In My Neighborhood in Potrero Hill
Mike Kelly &…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Mike Kelly & Allison Norman answered:
Have TIC with only 20% but live in far better unit. Options?
I would call Andy Surkin's office in San Francisco and schedule an immedate appointment. He's an expert in Tenants in Common (TIC's) and you need help as all of this should have been ad ... more
2 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 30, 2008 Home Selling in Potrero Hill
Jed Lane, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Jed Lane answered:
what about dogpatch? I am considering buying in that area.
I'm a big fan of Dogpatch. I love the place as it is and am excited about it's future. Hanging out at the at the bars on Terry Francois Dr walking or riding my bike along the Embarcader ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2008 Home Buying in Potrero Hill
Pierce Smith, Real Estate Pro in 94122
Pierce Smith answered:
moving with gf to SF. She works in the city, I am working in San Rafael. Where should we live?
Sausalito is best: 7 miles to downtown; 14 miles opposite traffic flow to San Rafael. Life is great in Sausalito, I live there too. Call me for info 415-302-2138. or search homes in M ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 16, 2008 Traffic & Public Transportation in Potrero Hill
Jed Lane, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Jed Lane answered:
what is the desirability of the south slope of potrero hill for buyers? are some parts better than others?
Melanie has her directions wrong. She is speaking of the north slope looking towards Downtown. The south slope looks towards Ceasar Chavez Blvd and the south bay.
Potrero Hill most de ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 8, 2008 Market Conditions in Potrero Hill
Gregory NNN…, Real Estate Pro in 94127
Gregory NNN Commercial Garver answered:
What new residential developments are planned for Potrero Hill (not Dogpatch)?
I think Jed nailed this one on the head.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2008 Market Conditions in Potrero Hill
Chris Word, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Chris Word answered:
Mission Dolores vs. Potrero Hill
Mission Dolores and Potrero Hill will probably perform in equity pretty well. The properties available in Mission Dolores are generally older, unless you're looking at the right time a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 11, 2008 Home Buying in Potrero Hill
Jimmy McFadd…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Jimmy McFadden answered:
Is the Dogpatch neighborhood in San Francisco an upcoming area in town?
I think Dogpatch is a good opportunity right now in San Francisco. There are some very nice buildings with well built, newer loft-style condos. They are priced reasonably because (mor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 23, 2007 General Area in Potrero Hill
Ken Pujdak,…, Real Estate Pro in Greenville, SC
Ken Pujdak, CPA answered:
What's an "Escape Assessment" in property tax?
An escape assessment is the increased amount in real property valuation over the regular assessed valuation from a delayed reappraisal of the property and/or an erroneously applied home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 25, 2007 Financing in Potrero Hill
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