Development Potential

Analysis per RH-3 zoning regulations + Dwelling Unit Density Exception
Discretionary Review permit process. The review timeline varies for this type of project. Learn more ...

Est. NEW ADDED Building Area

~ 1,272 sqft

Est. NEW ADDED Market Value
(NEW ADDED Building Area + Complete Remodel)

~ $ 3,162,400


NEW Building Area
(conditioned + unconditioned spaces)

~ 6,438 sqft

EXISTING Building Area
(conditioned + unconditioned spaces)

~ 5,166 sqft

Living Spaces

Based on the current zoning regulations, this property may have additional units. This means more living space for you, your family and tenants.

Max. 6 Primary Units
+ 1 ADU + 1 JADU

Home Equity

The market value of the improvement adds more equity to this property which could be used towards a refinancing option or Home Equity Line of Credit to make other purchases.

~ $ 3,162,400**

Passive Income

Rental units are a great way to pay back the initial investment and to generate passive income. Check the Budget tab to see the average rents in the area.

$24,000 - $57,600/year**

** Consult your Realtor for a more accurate estimate of the new property value in the area



Lot Area

~ 3,297 sqft

TOTAL Building Area

~ 5,166 sqft

Conditioned Spaces Area

~ 2,485 sqft







Lot Area

~ 3,297 sqft

TOTAL Building Area

~ 6,438 sqft (unit size ideas)

Conditioned Spaces Area

~ 3,162 sqft (how we calculate)

Max. Levels

See Vertical Expansion report

Max. Units

Up to 6 + 1 ADU + 1 JADU

ADU Size

~ 550 sqft

NEW BUILDING (building areas per level )


Area (existing)

~ 1,278



Area (existing + new)

~ 2,570



Area (existing + new)

~ 2,570


* The building areas in this Report are just estimates based on our interpretation of the digital data received from 3rd party vendors, current Planning Code, policies, and the State Law. Verify it with the local planner, architect and/or a surveyor. CityStructure Group Inc disclaims any representation or warranties as to the accuracy of the presented information.


The cost for a construction project depends on the existing site conditions and the type of spaces you want to build.

COST of the improvements
(Property purchase price is not included)

~ $ 1,490,197**

ADDED Market Value
(New Addition + Complete Remodel)

~ $ 3,162,400***

HARD COSTS (construction) =  $ 1,342,520

Building new area

~ $ 600.00


$ 763,200

Remodel existing structure

~ $ 100


$ 516,600

Demo / site work



$ 50,000

New roof



$ 12,720

SOFT COSTS (services) = $ 147,677

Professional fees

~ 10.0



Permit Fees

~ 1.0


$ 13,425

The above cost estimates are meant to be used just as a guideline. These are not construction estimates.

Avg. rents/unit in the area**

1 Bd. + 1 Ba

~ $ 24,000 / year

3 Bd. + 1 Ba

~ $ 48,000 / year

2 Bd. + 1 Ba

~ $ 38,400 / year

3 Bd. + 2 Ba

~ $ 57,600 / year

** This is just a rough estimate of the costs for this improvement project. We encourage to do your own calculations and to get cost estimates from professional estimators.
*** Consult your Realtor for a more accurate estimate of the new property value and rents in the area


Looking for programs to help you finance this project?
Check out CalHFA website

Your lending options depend widely on your financial context and ownership status to this property. Considering the scope of the work, these are the most commune loan options:

FHA 203(k) loan

An FHA 203k loan is a mortgage loan that allows you to purchase a property needing repairs or renovations and include the costs in the mortgage. With a 203k, borrowers must complete renovations within 6 months of closing. Read more ...

Home Construction Loan

Construction loans are short-term, interim loans used for new home construction. The contractor receives disbursements as work progresses. Read more ...

Home Equity Loan

Borrowing against the equity in your home is a cheaper way to finance renovations than putting the cost on a credit card, whether you choose a home equity loan or a HELOC. One drawback is that both types of loans require you to pay closing costs and fees similar to a traditional mortgage. Read more ...

* CityStructure Group Inc doesn't back up any of the lenders. This information is presented just for your convenience. We encourage you to do your own research.


Construction projects follow few Phases: Schematic or Design, Permit and Construction Phase. Below is a list of professionals you may need to help you complete each Phase for this type of project. Need referrals?

Schedule with us 30min. FREE phone consultation to refer you to the right professional for your project

I. Design Phase

Architect / Designer

Drafting Schematic Drawings and Specs

Owner's rep

Experienced professional that could represent/act/oversee the project to make sure that the owner's interest are met. This person is recommended but not mandatory for a project.

Civil Engineer

Land survey to locate the property lines, the existing building on site and utilities

Structural Engineer

Schematic Drawings and Specs

II. Permit Phase

Architect / Designer

Permit Drawings

Structural Engineer

Permit Drawings and Specs

III. Construction Phase

Architect / Designer

Construction Drawings and project management

General Contractor

Oversee the construction, purchase materials and hire subcontractors

Code References

The calculations of the possible new additions to the existing building on this property are based on the state and local planning regulations applicable to this lot.

Read below few of the regulations we followed in this analysis.

Zoning: RH-3 (Three-Family Residential) District

Three-Family District. Three-Family District. These Districts have many similarities to RH-2 Districts, but structures with three units are common in addition to one-family and two-family houses. The predominant form is large flats rather than apartments, with lots 25 feet wide, a fine or moderate scale and separate entrances for each unit. Building styles tend to be varied but complementary to one another. Outdoor space is available at ground level, and also on decks and balconies for individual units. Nonresidential uses are more common in these areas than in RH-2 Districts. Residential Zoning Regulations in San Francisco here ...

Bonus / Overlay: Dwelling Unit Density Exception

Dwelling Unit Density Exception: may be eligible This is a new ordinance issued in San Francisco that allows 4 units and 6 units for corner lots on all residential (RH) lots if the project follows certain restrictions. Learn more about Dwelling Unit Density Exception ordinance here...

Height Restrictions:40-X

The height of a dwelling in any RH-1(D), RH-1 or RH-1(S) District cannot exceed a 35 feet except :if the average ground elevation at the rear line of the lot is higher by 20 or more feet than at the front line, then the height can be 40 feet ;if the average ground elevation at the rear line of the lot is lower by 20 or more feet than at the front line, then the height is reduced to 30 feet, and the permitted height shall be reduced to 25 feet where the average ground elevation at the rear line of the lot is lower by 40 or more feet than at the front line.

ADU: Eligible

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also called secondary units, in-law units, or cottages, are accessory units. Adding an ADU to your property can provide several benefits, such as providing housing for family members, simplifying your lifestyle, and increased financial flexibility. Learn more about building ADU in this article

CEQA: Type B - Unknown historic status or “Not evaluated”

“Not evaluated” properties or which have a temporary designation NRSC/CHRSC of 7 while waiting for evaluation from the State Office of Historic Preservation need additional investigation to determine the underlying information / evidence regarding its historic status. Read more here...

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