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  • Here is San Francisco's most expensive rental. It has to be seen to be believed

    Ambassador to Austria Trevor Traina is going to rent his home for $55,000 a month
    Trevor Traina, tech entrepreneur and U.S. ambassador to Austria, is listing his San Francisco home for rent. According to an article in The Wall Street Journal by Katherine Clarke, when it lists, the home will be the most expensive rental in all of San Francisco’s backbreakingly expensive rental market. This one takes the cake in more ways than one.
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  • This may be the hottest neighborhood in the U.S.

    San Francisco’s Bernal Heights has seen home prices appreciate 111% in 6 years
    Just south of San Francisco’s Mission District, perched atop a steep hillside, sits Bernal Heights. Traditionally home to artists and progressive-types, this little neighborhood once enjoyed relative obscurity, even managing to fly under the gentrification radar following the dotcom boom. But it appears all that’s about to change.
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  • Would you spend $1M on a rock?

    A boulder in San Francisco just sold for an astonishing price
    What’s the most expensive rock you’ve ever bought? Perhaps the one on your significant other’s ring finger? If you think that was expensive, take a look at this boulder about to sell for nearly $1 million in San Francisco.
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  • Rent: San Franciscans' burden to bear

    Rent burden has become drastically more prevalent in San Francisco's population over the last 28 years
    Over the last 28 years, San Francisco’s population has become drastically more susceptible to rent burden. A study by the San Francisco Planning Commission revealed that people making 80% to 120% of the area median income ($82,900 as of April) have become susceptible to rent burden. Nearly three decades ago, this would have been nearly unheard of.
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  • San Francisco’s definition of low income is shocking

    HUD says households earning upward of 6 figures qualify for low-income housing
    You’re pulling in more than $100,000 a year to support your family of four, and you think you’re doing pretty well, right? Wrong. Not in San Francisco, you’re not. According to the latest report from the HUD, four-person households in the Bay Area that make less than $117,400 can qualify for certain low-income housing programs. That’s the highest in the nation.
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  • Case-Shiller reports increase in home price growth

    Experts say rising home prices won’t stop anytime soon
    Home prices increased across the U.S. in February, picking up the pace in annual price gains. This run, which is still ongoing, compares to the previous long run from January 1992 to February 2007. And with expectations for continued economic growth and further employment gains, the current run of rising prices is likely to continue.
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