Category Archive: Real Estate

Oct 09

Portola Real Estate Update

We’ve just been updated by local realtor Helena Zaludova with details of what the property market has been doing over the past few months. Helena has produced a simple report (graphed below) for the Planet which shows the median home sales for our area in the past 10 years. She comments that “We are not …

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Oct 04

University Mound Nursery is up for sale!

Catching up on news, the Planet reports that the last remnant of our neighborhood’s flower growing history is up for sale! Yours for only an eye watering $12 million or $325k a lot. Owned by the Garibaldi family since the 1920′s, it’s probably going to take 2-3 years for any developer to go through subdivision, planning …

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Sep 16

Portola, the most diverse for rental prices

Truila, a web based real estate aggregator, has just released an interactive map that allows you to view the average prices of San Francisco rentals. Based on a per bedroom rental price, it shows the vast majority of San Francisco to be very, very expense. I.e. $2,000 per room and up. However, scroll away from …

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Nov 20

Portola housing market update

This month we’ve been contacted by a new Portola citizen. Realtor Helena Zaludova. She has spent the last year doing a lot of research into the statistics of the housing market in our neighborhood. So much so, she ended up buy a house here! Welcome to the Portola Helena. Her research found such positive news …

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Aug 20

SOLD! Another classic Portola property to undergo renovation

The change in the Portola continues. A few months ago we reported on a beautiful old house that had run into dis-repair was finally sold. Work has started and we hope to bring news of the future plans to planet readers in the near future. However another classic Portola property, which also fell into a terrible …

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Apr 28

SOLD! Who bought 460 Hamilton Street?

Our trusty, local realtor, Joan Loeffler, has turned me onto a rumor that someone just paid over $600,000 in cash for the above. A building with no finished interior walls, bare unprepared floor boards and a rear part of the house that needs a lot of work (Just look at the photos at the bottom of …

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