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Sat Apr 4, 2015
Maleka Lio answered:
I grew up in hunters point it was bad then believe it or not it has changed a lot there is alot of great places in Bayview look around and see fo your self and dont pay no mind to the nagative answers others have to say i still live in san francisco nearGeneva ... more
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Sun Jul 6, 2014
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Sat Jun 28, 2014
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Thu Jun 6, 2013
Jonathan Richards answered:
Hi Drew,

Bayview is has cheaper real estate than the rest of the city because it's considered one of the most dangerous places in the city to live.

Here are some Yelp-like reviews of the neighborhood:

Bayview is still very much an area-in-transition, but it's close proximity to some of the last remaining public housing projects left in SF and it's much cheaper cost of living sets it apart from the rest of the city. If you lived in Bayview, you'd most likely draw your culture from the SoMa area about 5 minutes by car to the north. SoMa is young, techie, and fairly vibrant, located very near to the downtown district.

Hope this helps!

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Thu Jan 3, 2013
John Skrodenis answered:
We've been living in the area for 4 months now, and Its not as bad as its reputation would indicate. Seriously people... it's safe and the neighbors are a lot more friendly than other ritzy places we've lived! ... more
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Fri Oct 12, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
Hey Trulia-

Take a look at the market trends on Trulia:

Hope this helps!

Ali, Community Manager
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Wed Sep 12, 2012
Peter T. Chin answered:
Here's a link about a single family house that is "supposedly exempt from rent and eviction controls like the post 1979 buildings".

I know from over 10 years of experience in dealing at San Francisco City Hall and lobbying with all the apartment associations that there is no such thing as exemption from eviction controls in San Francisco.

This link was also referred to by Janan New, executive director of the SF Apartment Assoc.

Cut and paste this link if it does not link you directly or check out SF Chronicle article on Sept 8 or SF Gate article "Landlord-nightmare-in-eviction-attempt.

Peter T. Chin CA DRE 01866332
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Mon Jun 18, 2012
Jjk answered:
My wife & I have lived in the Bayview for 6 years. Advantages are that we own a single family home with incredible bay views and beautiful detailing - at a very affordable price. The weather can't be beat. The crime varies considerably depending on where you are in the neighborhood. We're up on the hill on the west side of Third Street and have never had any problems.

Downside is the lack of neighborhood businesses that we frequent. But that is changing now that a few new restaurants have opened, like Radio Africa & Kitchen and Limon Rotisserie.
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Tue Oct 25, 2011
Trulia asked:
What did you wish you knew before moving here?
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Tue Oct 25, 2011
Trulia asked:
Is this area safe or dangerous? What types of crimes are committed? Are there any intersections or streets that should be avoided?
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Tue Sep 14, 2010
J Mario Preza answered:
I have listed and sold several properties in and around the Bayview and Visitation Valley and there is much to be said about improving a house for selling purposes. However, please be mindful of one thing with the current state of affairs in the market, a buyer will be willing to pay for a house what they see as a competitive price, and whether it is improved or not will affect that perception. An improved house, if it is done right and to the broad tastes of those would-be buyers, will garner a higher price by default. However, when you're competing with lower priced homes (due to foreclosure, or other issues), you may not get a substantially higher price than the market will bear. A FREE market analysis is a good place to start. I can do that. After that, we would discuss a best-case scenario strategy and finally a pricing strategy to get the property sold. I'll be more than happy to help with each aspect with no obligation. ... more
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Mon Jul 13, 2009
Sally Rosenman answered:

If you do not want to reask your question, go to and look up the address. The info regarding open homes should be in the general information. You can also access the MLS via my website.

Good luck,

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Mon Jul 14, 2008
Emily Erekuff answered:
Hi Jim,

If you access the link that Dan included in his response below, you will see that your stats page also provides you a breakdown of the views your ad has in the various locations you've selected and you can change these locations in the My Spotlight section of your account whenever you' wish. If you have any specific questions about this, please let us know.

Best Wishes,

Emily Gibson
Customer Service Representative
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