Moving to SF from abroad with my partner. We both have good salaries with household income around $500k. Realistically for a nice-ish two-bed flat in Pacific Heights or similar neighbourhoods, what would we be looking at for rent? And how in the world do you find a place to live?!

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Nice, I’m also about it to move there with my partner. Pacific Heights is a great area, stayed there earlier this year, so a good choice. Im going to take a stab and say a 2 bedroom place around there is going to be anything from $4.5k to $6k a month, maybe more. Personally, we’re going out of the city to Walnut Creek. Get more space for your money and the weather is warmer, plus it’s only a 25min train into central SF.

As for finding places, Zillow is the one we use the most. But we’re from the UK so I’m sure there’s probably others.

I also have a friend in SF who’s a real estate agent if you need a contact.

Zillow, Craigslist, or Facebook groups work well for housing

Prices have gone down a bit but I’d expect to pay $5500-$6500. We moved from out of state and flew in and toured a bunch of places over a weekend. We had a lease the next week

Mine is - single family house with a garage

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