San Francisco Neighborhood Home Prices & Trends

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August 10, 2017

San Francisco Neighborhood Home Prices & Trends

Neighborhood Home Prices, Trends & Comparative Values
in San Francisco
Median SF House & Condo Sales Price Map
Sales reported to MLS, 7/1/16 – 6/30/17Move cursor over map to select neighborhood icons

San Francisco Home Price Tables by Bedroom Count

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Our Latest San Francisco Market Conditions Report

Citywide Overview of Home Sales & Prices 

House & Condo Price Trends
for SF Neighborhoods or Districts

Below are a series of charts that look at San Francisco neighborhood and Realtor district home prices and appreciation trends from a variety of angles. The statistics used are typically median sales price and/or average dollar per square foot value, and charts may pertain to houses and/or condos in general, or homes of specific bedroom counts.

At the bottom of this report is another map of the 10 Realtor districts and their component neighborhoods. There are 70-odd neighborhoods in San Francisco, and the charts do not include every single one. (Some have very few sales.) We are happy to provide information on any not included below.

Note: Neighborhoods with relatively few sales in a given year, and especially expensive neighborhoods with few sales, sometimes see dramatic fluctuations in value statistics that don’t have much to do with changes in fair market value: It is simply that the basket of sales that occurred was significantly different from the previous year. As always, longer-term trends are more meaningful than short-term fluctuations.

4 Big Districts around the City
of Very Different House Values

Pacific & Presidio Heights, Cow Hollow & Marina
District 7 Houses

Pacific & Presidio Heights, Cow Hollow & Marina;
Telegraph, Nob & Russian Hills; North Beach
Districts 7 & 8 – Condos & Co-ops

More on Pacific Heights-Marina District Real Estate Trends

More on Russian, Nob & Telegraph Hills Condo Prices & Trends 

Noe Valley, Eureka Valley (the Castro) & Cole Valley; Glen Park; Corona Heights;
Dolores & Ashbury Heights, Buena Vista Park, Haight Ashbury, Clarendon
Heights, Mission Dolores, Duboce Triangle – Realtor District 5

More on Noe Valley, Castro & Cole Valley Home Prices & Trends 

South Beach, Yerba Buena, Mission Bay & South of Market (SoMa)
District 9, North – Condos 

These neighborhoods, with their concentration of newer, high-rise, condo buildings, can often be divided further into 2 separate market segments: low-floor, often smaller units, and higher-floor, often larger and more luxurious units with dramatic, or even spectacular views. In the charts below, we look at values from a variety of angles, including bedroom count and price segment.

More on SoMa, South Beach & Mission Bay Prices & Trends

Potrero Hill, Inner Mission, Bernal Heights, Central Waterfront (Dogpatch)
District 9, South – Houses & Condos

More on Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Mission District Real Estate 

Inner, Central & Outer Richmond District, Lake Street,
Sea Cliff, Jordan Park, Laurel Heights, Lone Mountain – District 1

More on SF Richmond District, Lake St., Sea Cliff Real Estate 

Hayes Valley, North of Panhandle (NoPa), Alamo Square, Lower Pacific Heights
District 6 – Condos 

More on Hayes Valley, NoPa, Lwr Pacific Heights Condo Prices 

St. Francis Wood, Forest Hill, West Portal, Balboa Terrace, Miraloma Park,
Midtown Terrace, Forest Knolls, Sherwood Forest & Sunnyside – District 4 Houses 

More on St Francis Wood, Forest Hill, Miraloma Park Home Prices 

Inner, Central and Outer Sunset & Parkside; Golden Gate Heights
District 2 – Houses 

More on Sunset, Parkside & GG Heights Home Prices & Trends 

Lakeside, Lakeshore, Pine Lake Park, Merced Manor & Heights
Ingleside & Ingleside Heights, Oceanview – District 3 Houses 

Bayview, Portola, Excelsior, Crocker Amazon, Visitacion Valley, Outer Mission, Hunter’s Point,
Silver Terrace, Mission Terrace, Candlestick Point, Realtor District 10 – Houses 
Neighborhoods of Widely Varying Values
House Values 
Map of San Francisco Neighborhoods & Realtor Districts 

District 1 (Northwest): Sea Cliff, Lake Street, Richmond (Inner, Central, Outer), Jordan Park/Laurel Heights, Lone Mountain

District 2 (West): Sunset & Parkside (Inner, Central, Outer), Golden Gate Heights

District 3 (Southwest): Lake Shore, Lakeside, Merced Manor, Merced Heights, Ingleside, Ingleside Heights, Oceanview

District 4 (Central SW): St. Francis Wood, Forest Hill, West Portal, Forest Knolls, Diamond Heights, Midtown Terrace, Miraloma Park, Sunnyside, Balboa Terrace, Ingleside Terrace, Mt. Davidson Manor, Sherwood Forest, Monterey Heights, Westwood Highlands

District 5 (Central): Noe Valley, Eureka Valley/Dolores Heights (Castro, Liberty Hill), Cole Valley, Glen Park, Corona Heights, Clarendon Heights, Ashbury Heights, Buena Vista Park, Haight Ashbury, Duboce Triangle, Twin Peaks, Mission Dolores, Parnassus Heights

District 6 (Central North): Hayes Valley, North of Panhandle (NOPA), Alamo Square, Western Addition, Anza Vista, Lower Pacific Heights

District 7 (North): Pacific Heights, Presidio Heights, Cow Hollow, Marina

District 8 (Northeast): Russian Hill, Nob Hill, Telegraph Hill, North Beach, Financial District, North Waterfront, Downtown, Van Ness/ Civic Center, Tenderloin

District 9 (East): SoMa, South Beach, Mission Bay, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Bernal Heights, Inner Mission, Yerba Buena

District 10 (Southeast): Bayview, Bayview Heights, Excelsior, Portola, Visitacion Valley, Silver Terrace, Mission Terrace, Crocker Amazon, Outer Mission

Some Realtor districts contain neighborhoods that are relatively homogeneous in general home values, such as districts 5 and 7, and others contain neighborhoods of wildly different values, such as district 8 which, for example, includes both Russian Hill and the Tenderloin. 

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