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The Marina district is bordered by the San Francisco Bay to the north, Russian Hill to the east, Cow Hollow to the south, and the Presidio to the west. It doesn’t get much better than that. But, be prepared to shake, rattle and roll in an earthquake — the Marina is largely built on landfill… at the time of the great earthquake (and subsequent fires) of 1906, the Marina was underwater. Considering the amount of damage that occurred in the 1989 Loma Prieta quake, which was essentially 1/30th the strength of the 1906 quake, one shudders to think what might have occurred if the Marina District had been built up way back in 1906… the sandy landfill is subject to “liquefaction” during a quake — in other words, it takes on the consistency of a bowl of Jello… not the best of foundations upon which to build! Ironically, some of the landfill that was used to build the Marina district was much of the debris from the 1906 earthquake — talk about recycling! But even we must admit that the Marina District of San Francisco is easily one of the prettiest neighborhoods in all of the city, with so much to offer that one just can’t help but love it… The Marina District was man-made, created in 1915 from landfill for the 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition (also from which the Palace of Fine Arts is one of the few remaining buildings). During construction for the fair, 635 acres of marshland were filled with sand and a seawall was built along the shoreline. Once the expo was over, most of the temporary buildings were removed, and then the real estate developers and builders and speculators stepped in. Through the 1920’s, streets were laid out, and the homes were built. The dredging of the bay (for landfill sand) created enough deep water to build a yacht harbor. Baron & Chestney Real Estate offers full service discount real estate brokers that will sell your San Francisco Marina District home for a TOTAL real estate commission of 2% to 4%. Buying a home? Call Baron & Chestney Real Estate first! Our home buyer rebate program will get you a realtor rebate of up to 2% of the purchase price of the home, after the close of escrow. For all of your Marina district of San Francisco real estate needs, call Baron & Chestney Real Estate, today!
Easily one of the nicest neighborhoods in San Francisco, the Marina district of San Francisco is roughly bordered by the San Francisco bay to the north, Van Ness to the east, Lyon to the west, and Lombard Street to the south. The Marina neighborhood of San Francisco is officially designated as neighborhood 7a by the San Francisco Association of Realtors, as it is part of District 7 (North), Subdistrict A. Unfortunately, there is a bit of a catch to this excellent location — much of the Marina District is built on landfill, and as a result, the area was hit hard in the 1989 earthquake, suffering extensive damage. The shops and restaurants, as well as the amazing views and some of San Francisco’s finest homes along Marina Blvd., though, still make the region extremely popular among tourists and locals alike. Baron & Chestney Real Estate has full service discount realtors who will sell your Marina district San Francisco home for a TOTAL realtor commission of only 2% to 4%. Buying a home in San Francisco’s Marina district? Call Baron & Chestney Real Estate first! Our home buyer realty rebate program will get you a realtor rebate of up to 2% of the purchase price of the home, after close of escrow. A Baron & Chestney Real Estate discount real estate broker will save you THOUSANDS of dollars on the purchase or sale of any home! Call us now and save a bundle on your next realty transaction!
Baron & Chestney Real Estate offers FULL SERVICE discount real estate brokers who will sell your San Francisco Bay Area home for a discount realtor commission of only 2% to 4% in TOTAL. Home buyers who purchase a home using our home buyer rebate program will get a realtor rebate of up to 2% of the selling price of the home. Serving your discount real estate needs throughout 10 San Francisco Bay Area counties, our discount realtors will save you THOUSANDS of dollars in real estate commissions, whether you are selling a home or buying a home, or BOTH! Call a Baron & Chestney Real Estate discount real estate broker today, and let our home seller discount real estate commissions and home buyer discount realtor rebates save you thousands of dollars in realtor commissions on your next bay area realty transaction! Call US first!