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In My Neighborhood in Central Sunset : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jul 6, 2012
Alice Pak answered:
Hi Christina,

Street parking in the Sunset is certainly better than most parts of the city. Areas like Irving street, Judah street, and Taraval street are the busiest streets in the Sunset so it usually consists of more meter parking and may require a street permit to park for more than 2 hours. The outer Sunset would be better for parking since there are typically less restaurants and businesses. ... more
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Tue Jun 26, 2012
Angela answered:
We are new to the city and not used to all of the noises. We live on 35th 1/2 block from the Judah N-line. We can hear it, but it's a decently faint noise from inside our house. The sound of it sounds like an air-conditioning turned on in our house (there is no A/C here so I know it's the train!) and is not a disturbance to us. That said, I told my husband I would worry about the noise and the shaking if we were to live any closer to the train. ... more
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Thu Mar 29, 2012
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Thu Oct 8, 2009
Anna Shea answered:
All the answers have brought something to the table. But I would like you to note that 2 car parking not only is valuable but also creates options. For example, if you have a 2 car garage in the sunset which ( I am very familiar with) that 2 car garage which is usually tandem will create options for someone whom may be looking to expand. A lot of homes in the sunset have downstairs improvements usually using that second parking spot to add another room. I believe it is much more reasonable in cost to build an extra room down whether it be a family room/ bedroom than to put an upper addition on to the upstairs of your home. Therefore when people see a 2 car garage they are also looking at building potential.

Hope this helps.
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