Real Estate

04 May 2020

Supervisor Preston Wants to Double Real Estate Tax for SF’s Most Wealthy

Dean Preston has always been on the side of renters in San Francisco. Before being elected to the Board of Supervisors he founded and ran Tenants Together, California’s only statewide renters’ rights organization. He was also instrumental in getting 2018’s Proposition F passed, which gave anyone in San Francisco facing

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24 Feb 2020

Manchester as a Case Study in Gentrification-Weaponized Art

by Xan Holbrook As anyone who has read my work can intuit, I am an Englishman. Specifically, from Manchester. The story of Manchester is one of change. Ask anyone who sells apartments or business space around here and they’d trot out “rebirth” or “reinvention” but the point remains true. A

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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12 Feb 2018

We wanna send you to see The Album Leaf and Real Estate at Noise Pop!

THE ALBUM LEAF has been making its mark as a soft-spoken innovator steadily and surely since 1999. One year after forming the influential San Diego instrumental group Tristeza, songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Jimmy LaValle founded THE ALBUM LEAF, a solo studio project turned full-fledged live band. The diversity of THE ALBUM

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24 Aug 2017

When Drunk Teenagers Took Over Outside Lands 2017

Nothing prepared me for the number of High School students at Outside Lands on Friday. While in line to enter I heard one girl say to her friend, “I can’t wait to get inside, I’m going to make a guy buy me shots.”

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06 Jan 2017

The American Dream of Homeownership is Just That – A Dream

When you grow up you buy a home, they say. Work hard and save up; it’s a great investment, they say. By they, I mean our parents, but unfortunately for us, in this instance, this is not their generation. Our parents generation was: go to school, get a degree, get

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22 Dec 2014

These Were Some of The Cheapest Homes Sold in San Francisco in 2014

Update: I was wrong these are some of the cheapest homes sold in SF in 2014. Miriam Westberg, a Redfin real estate agent in San Francisco, compiled a list of some of the cheapest homes in San Francisco with a little insight about their price point. That said, if you are

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21 Nov 2014

Can Someone Please Explain Why a Realtor is Emailing me Photos of Bill Cosby’s House?

I just received this bizarre email from Jeff Lichtenstein of Jeff Lichtenstein Realty in Palm Beach Florida. Apparently he is “Palm Beach Florida’s Golf Property Expert”:   This may be the strangest email I’ve ever gotten. Just look how it starts: Allegation after allegation has been coming out against Bill Cosby.

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09 Jul 2014

Let’s Play a Game Called: New SF Housing Development OR Giant Air-Conditioner

In Alex Mak’s Architecture Series Part 2 (see part 1 here), we explore the popular new guessing game called “Housing Development OR Giant Air-Conditioner?” This is where San Franciscans walk around the city and try to decide if the new structures going up are actual condominiums or simply large industrial air conditioners.

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