San Francisco New Homes Directory
The San Francisco New Homes Directory is designed to be the most simple, easy to use real estate resource on the web, for finding new homes for sale, new home builders, and new home communities in San Francisco, California. You may search for new homes and new condos in San Francisco by Price, Location, Builders, and by Master Planned Communities. The San Francisco Bay Area New Homes Directory covers new homes in Contra Costa County, Alameda County, Marin County, Napa County, Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, Solono County, and Sonoma County.
San Francisco is located in San Francisco County and is the county seat. It lies southwest of Sacramento along U.S. Highway 101, on the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. The bay is among the world's foremost natural harbors. The city of San Francisco is located at the mouth of the bay and it connected to Marin County by the Golden Gate Bridge. Other close cities offering San Francisco new homes include the major league cities of Oakland and San Jose, the university towns of Berkeley and Palo Alto and off-beat communities like Sausalito.
A presidio (fort) and mission were established in 1776 near the bay, which was named after Saint Francis of Assisi by Spanish explorers several years previous. Located near the eastern part of today's attraction, the Presidio, the Spanish post was erected to protect the bay's entrance. Today, San Francisco is the state's fourth largest city and a major center of finance, technology, culture and tourism. The city boasts several noted universities, among them the University of California at San Francisco. One star in its cultural crown is the San Francisco Symphony. The city is imbued with numerous museums that reflect its cosmopolitan character. Golden Gate Park is world-famous.