Considering Bernal or Glen Park, what are some of the /- between the two.

Asked by On The Fence, San Francisco, CA Thu Jul 19, 2012

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Matt Ciganek, Agent, San Francisco, CA
Fri Jul 20, 2012
Hello On the Fence-There are spots in Glen Park that are subject to more traffic than most areas within the district, so it's not as if you can do no wrong there. It is smaller, so there's fewer of those streets in relation to the district. Bernal has a more diverse availability of properties. There's more upside available in Bernal and it's still slightly funkier / edgier. Glen Park has already become an established district of largely higher priced properties. There is rarely anything available of any size for less than $900,000. Bernal still has "room for growth". The weather in Glen Park is a bit more "docile" in that there's less wind, though maybe slightly less sun as well? That's probably something that could be debated.

Glen Park is closer to Noe Valley, one of the hottest districts in the city and Sunnyside, which is a district with good "upside" as well. It's also got the Bart Station.

Bernal is borderd by Interstate 280 to the east which separates it from the Bayview, Portola, Excelsior and Mission Terrace. Glen Park, Noe, the Inner Mission, and the Precita Park area are to the west and North. Not surprisingly, the higher priced properties in Bernal are to the west and north ends of the district as well.

I'd be happy to share other thoughts or discuss recent activity in both areas if you area interested in learning more. Have a great day-

Matt Ciganek
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Danielle Laz…, Agent, San Francisco, CA
Sat Jul 28, 2012
I love both for different and similar reasons: strong "neighborhood" vibe, cute shops and restaurants, dog parks, kid-friendly, diverse, near it all but mellow, etc.

Of course, Glen Park has BART so that, in and of itself, makes it more public transit friendly.
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Eddie O'Sull…, Agent, San Francisco, CA
Fri Jul 20, 2012
I have to disagree with you Oggi. My vote is with Glen Park. Bernal is a larger neighborhood with more turnover of inventory. Glen Park is much smaller so as it grows in popularity the inventory should appreciate due in part to limited supply. Glen Park has a great Canyon for hikes, super cute "village" with cool restaurants and stores. All the Tech buses drop off/pick up there, you've got BART, easy freeway access and neighbors who appreciate neighbors wanting to remodel their houses.
GP kicks Bernal butt :)
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Oggi Kashi, Agent, San Francisco, CA
Thu Jul 19, 2012
It all depends on which areas of Bernal and Glen Park we are talking about however in general, Bernal sees more action and I feel its future is a bit brighter.

Oggi Kashi
Broker Associate, Paragon Real Estate Group CA DRE 01844627
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