Living on the MUNI line can always more off-putting than it really is. If you can get used to it, you'll be ahead of the curve because some folks may not even consider living near a MUNI line. From 11th and Kirkham, a block up from Judah, I can hear the N-Judah MUNI only if I listen for it with windows open or if it's the still of the night where it's otherwise quiet. The whir from UCSF air conditioners are more prevalent. Anyway, the N sounds like a woosh of air and, rarely, I may hear the car turn from Judah onto 9th, but that's rare.
Keep in mind they've been installing and replacing the rails themselves and I know it's much quieter than living two to three blocks away from a BART line. And last, I had a client who was interested in a home listed on Frederick Street where the backyard of the building was directly next to the line as it goes in and out of the tunnel over to the Duboce side of the hill. Surprisingly, it wasn't too loud nor was there any vibration when the car passed. Most people say they get used to it anyway. Hope that helps.... more
This is the heart of the Sunset District, and being such there are some very good Asian and Thai food. There is also plenty of greasy and cheap (but very good) Chinese food (off Noriega). The bus #28 runs along 19th, and has connections to the L, N, 5, 71 (which can get you pretty much anywhere in the city). Rent is on the cheaper side for very descent houses, that include laundry and garages. College students are starting to pick up on this, so there is a somewhat social scene (more along the lines of house parties). Also, the 28/91, L, and N are all owls, so getting home is possible at any time.... more
This is the Asian District, and the elderly can be very pushy to get their way through. Mi-day, the 28 bus can get very crowded. 19th Ave is a busy street, so lots of truck and bus noises throughout the day and night.... more
The best thing to do is to check out the area where you think you want to live and see how the parking is for yourself at those times that you'll be needing it. This will tell you first hand how easy or difficult parking may be.
The rate of appreciation has been higher for Bernal and will continue to be higher in the coming months and years. The potential of higher prices and more demand for properties should be further affected as more high-tech employees buy in SF. As Facebook goes public for example, you can count on a big impact in the city, especially Bernal, Noe and Potrero.
Bernal also seems to be the alternative go-to neighborhood for buyer who get priced out of Noe.
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If a real estate agent will be involve - you can find the property on MLS. If you are ready to buy a house,why not to choose available for sale house? Any reason?
If you need any real estate help or advice feel free to contact me.
That is a great question! Parking is crucial in the city, and costs roughly $400 a month for a dedicated parking space in an office building in the financial disctrict. Value of the parking slot is in the eyes of the beholder. Values are relative, depending on the location and your need of the space.... more
Difficult to value as the market data shows this property losing value at the rate of about $21000 per month.
If you love it you buy it at the price you feel comfortable with......but I think you should offer closer to $900k than $1m..try $935k....you never know..... more