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Quality of Life in San Francisco County : Real Estate Advice

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Tue May 24, 2016
Libracmpm66 answered:
I have a roommate who is not on my lease has not put down a deposit and has never had any interaction with our ladlord. How do I evict her?
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Thu Sep 17, 2015
Robert J. RAPP answered:
Plenty of day trip destinations surrounding San Francisco. Head north in Marin communities of Tiburon, Sausalito or Belvedere. Or head further north to the Wine Country and it's quaint towns of Sonoma, Petaluma, Healdsburg, etc. (Although it's likely warmer there!). ... more
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Fri Jun 5, 2015
Francis Somsel, SRS & Kate Tomassi, SRS answered:
Its only mostly true. Many mornings and evenings have fog or are overcast. Summer is usually the worst for fog. September and October are usually the best for good weather.
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Fri Jun 5, 2015
Francis Somsel, SRS & Kate Tomassi, SRS answered:
Going to a Giants game. Hiking in Marin. Going to museums like the DeYoung, Legion Of Honor, etc.
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Fri Jun 5, 2015
Francis Somsel, SRS & Kate Tomassi, SRS answered:
I grew up in Mill Valley and think it is great. I couldn't imagine a better place to raise children. However, this question is more about your career. IF the opportunities for your career in Silicon Valley & SF, then you may want to consider living in SF and south because you never know when a new opportunity will present itself. Trying to get from Marin to the Peninsula would be a nightmare commute and make you miss a lot of time with your children.

San Francisco is a great place to raise children. The schools here are more diverse in that you have many options that are not available in suburban school districts - like language immersion programs. Not to mention the cultural opportunities available to you your children that don't exist in the suburbs.
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Fri Mar 13, 2015
Ryan Rudnick answered:
Based on the information you provided it sounds like you'd have a pretty good case for an eviction, but tenant rights laws in San Francisco are very strict, so it's generally not a quick or easy task. As others mentioned below, your best bet will be to hire a real estate attorney who has a lot of experience with evictions specifically in SF, since the laws here differ from other parts of the state.

Good luck!
-Ryan
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Tue Mar 10, 2015
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Have you had any luck with the VA? They have programs for VET housing.
Good luck.
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Wed Mar 4, 2015
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Sun Feb 8, 2015
Ryan Rudnick answered:
Something that has bugged me for a while too! I agree with Ali - contact the city for more info or to submit a complaint. Good luck!
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Wed Jan 21, 2015
Ali Qureshi answered:
if you go on san francisco activities website you will be able to see a link of activities and groups to be a part of.
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Sun Oct 12, 2014
Sam Shueh answered:
try craigslist or rental websites.
Just about anything is rented out ASAP. There is a severe shortage of housing.
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Sat Sep 27, 2014
Ryan Rudnick answered:
Totally agree with the answers below - a locksmith is the way to go...I suppose a brick is an option too, but I wouldn't advise it! :-P
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Sat Jun 28, 2014
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Wed Dec 4, 2013
Christopher Pagli answered:
Check out www.FindASpring.com. it's a collection of fresh water springs all around the world. I haven't had tap water in a year!
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Mon Nov 11, 2013
Lisa Vukovic answered:
SF is not really a pool party type place, that would be more Vegas or Palm Springs. But there are cool rooftop spots such as Jones (620 Jones), Lolinda (2518 Mission St) and Hotel Vitale's bar Americano which are some of the hot spots on a sunny day in the city! ... more
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Thu Oct 10, 2013
Bill Eckler answered:
Today's smokers have become educated to the needs of other thanks to the smoking regulations. I for one can relate since I hyper sensitive to smoke and can smell it from inside others peoples cars, on the clothing of others, outside my home, etc.

Rude? absolutely not...but understand that are other ways of dealing with this issue as well. Simply shutting a window in their presence should send an unspoken message that you are having an issue. Any individual sensitive to the needs of others will get this loud and clear.

Considering placing a fan in the window that blows the air outward should make a difference as well.

Above all, advocate for yourself but do so in a diplomatic and sensitive manner that takes into consideration their needs as well.

Good luck,

Bill
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Tue Jun 18, 2013
user4177410 answered:
Cole Valley, San Francisco, Can walk everywhere, 4 parks, Golden Gate, Buena Vista, Tank Hill, Neighborhood park on Carl, 2 hospitals UC Med, and St Mary's with in walking dist, plus St Francis a 5 min drive.
Here is a craigslist link to a rental if it works: bkfzh-3875694597@hous.craigslist.org
3 bedroom. summer rental (415)706-5582
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