Friday, February 16, 2007

Stage 14, Inner Sunset (2F)

The Tour de San Francisco is our version of the great cycling race, where we tour through our nano-markets around town. Last week was a rest day. This week, stage 14 continues around the jam-packed streets of District 2F...Inner Sunset. We'll finish after 86 stages with district 10K...Bayview Heights. If you have anything you want to say about your neighborhood, we want to hear it. For past stages, visit our archives.

In a nutshell, you really can't go wrong when buying in the Inner Sunset. There are some very good indicators of what could happen in this area as far as property values, including the scheduled upgrading of UCSF’s Mount Parnassus medical facilities, and the soon to re-open California Academy of Sciences.

As a landlord you have a rental pool of the best tenants (doctors and med students on short-term leases that usually won't fall under rent-control protection). As a prospective owner, you have everything to choose from. Quaint single families on 8th-18th Aves. generally south of Judah. Big Victorian homes on the Avenues around 5th-8th North of Irving. There are multi-units, condos, TICs, and A+ retail locations. An exact duplicate of a home/condo on 9th and Cabrillo (Inner Richmond just the other side of the park), as opposed to 9th and Irving, would sell for much less, and be a much harder sell. Inner Sunset is HOT! Location, location, location rings loud and clear in the Inner Sunset. (So as not to be accused of "cheerleading" ;-) we acknowledge there are properties that get Stalefish status in this area as well, but generally, it is a HOT! area, and highly desirable.)

Inner Sunset listings and stats.


Bija Yoga, across from Arizmendi Bakery. 9th and Irving. Two great places.