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Discover Your New Home in San Francisco

With renowned landmarks, a variety of top-notch dining and shopping, and a bustling job market, San Francisco is a one-of-a-kind place to call home. The Golden City is a cultural and financial hub in both the state and the country, and residents enjoy being at the forefront of all of the latest trends and happenings. Here, you can find everything from some of the top tech companies in the world to award-winning local restaurants to scenic green spaces—and everything in between.

Explore more about what makes life in San Francisco so unique, and find your new home here today with the help of Amore Real Estate!

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Live, Work & Play in San Fran

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Homes in San Francisco are perfect for a variety lifestyles, and thanks to the convenient public transportation, you're never far from anything. Enjoy home features like wood-burning fireplaces, wet bars, state-of-the-art kitchen appliances, beautiful vaulted ceilings, and breathtaking views.

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The unemployment rate in San Francisco is over a percentage below the national average, so it's never been a better time to enter the job market here. Some of the top employers in the area include Wells Fargo, Salesforce, Sutter Health, and Uber.  

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Parks, beaches, malls, restaurants—there are an endless variety of ways to occupy your time in San Francisco. Whether you're looking for arts and culture, wide-open green spaces and parks, or some of the best shopping and dining in the country, you'll find it here in San Fran.

San Francisco at a Glance

Getting Around

Major Roads: I-280, I-80, US-101
Airport: San Francisco International Airport
Public Transit: SFMTA, Muni Metro
Distance to San Jose: 55.1 miles (1 h 4 min)
Distance to Sacramento: 87.9 miles (1 h 26 min)


Population: 884,363
County: San Francisco
Zip Codes: 94016...94188
Median Home Value: $1,359,800
Median Rent: $3,612

What You'll Love in San Fran

The San Francisco area has so much to love—for residents and visitors alike. From outdoor recreation to arts and culture to nightlife and events, here's everything this vibrant city has to offer.

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Endless Community Events

No matter the season or time of year, there's always something going on around San Francisco. Every month, every weekend, you can expect to find activities like free movie showings, live music in parks, and bustling farmers markets. There are also tons of highly anticipated annual events, many of which brings thousands of extra visitors into the city.

A few of our favorite annual events include the Cherry Blossom Festival in the spring, the Outside Lands Music Festival in the summer, all of the street fairs in the fall, and the Ghirardelli Square Tree Lighting Ceremony and Union Square Tree Lighting Ceremony in the winter. Since the events calendar is so busy, be sure to stay posted so you don't miss out on anything!

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Amazing Outdoor Recreation

From the Golden Gate Bridge to Glen Canyon Park, there is a wide variety of natural areas in San Francisco to explore. Whether you're looking for a walking path in the city or expansive trails in the hills, you'll find plenty of options to love.

Aside from the expansive Golden Gate Park and Glen Canyon Park, our favorite ways to get outside in the city include hiking up Bernal Hill, picnicking in Dolores Park, kayaking to Angel Island State Park (where you'll find biking, hiking, and bay views), and making the trip to Muir Woods to take in the enormous and iconic redwoods.

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Top-Notch Public Schools

Students in San Francisco are served by the San Francisco Unified School School District, which is the eighth-largest district in the state of California and educates almost 60,000 students. Aside from academics, a few key tenants of the district include providing students with healthy meals daily, enhancing learning with the latest technology, supporting students both emotionally and socially through school nurses and social workers, and offering a rich performing and visual arts curriculum. 

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Local Shopping & Dining

With niche local shops and recognizable chain retailers, San Francisco offers a wealth of shopping centers to choose from. Head to the 9-story mall at Westfield San Francisco Centre for every store you can think of, or check out a guide on the top local shops. Feeling a little hungry? Farm-to-table cafes, greasy local pizza joints, upscale eateries—every type of dish you could dream of can be found in San Francisco. Whether your culinary palate craves the finer things in life or enjoy the comfort of local flavors, explore a few top spots in the city. 

Ready to Find Your Home in San Francisco?

If you're thinking of making the move to San Francisco, then it's time to get in touch with the Amore Team. We've been working in San Francisco real estate for years, so we have the experience, knowledge, and skills needed to help you reach all of your real estate goals in this competitive market—seamlessly and stress-free! Take a look at a few of the resources we have to offer, and give us a call to get started.

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