Median Price Jumps in October & Advantages to Buying in the Off Season

November 2017 Report Wow, what an October that was! Here is what is covered in this post. The median house price in San Francisco surged to a new level. The fall selling season is coming to a close—and I’ll tell you why you should buy during the wintertime. Tax changes are proposed—and you are probably..

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12 Nov 2017
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Are You Properly Insured?

With the recent Sonoma and Napa fires in our mind, it might be a good time to look at your property insurance. Many homeowners purchase a policy once and rarely revisit it. Full home loss claims are not common, so consumers do not gain a lot of experience shopping for this type of insurance. Moreover,..

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SOLD! 675 Grand View

Beautiful mid-century thoughtfully updated home with breathtaking views over Noe Valley, downtown, and the bay. The upper entertaining level is flooded with natural light from multiple skylights and large windows. The kitchen is a chef’s dream with GE Monogram appliances, a double oven, stainless steel counters, ample cabinetry, and white glass subway tile backsplashes. The two..

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09 Nov 2017
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Are We Seeing a Buyer’s Market? It Depends on the Price Point

Year over year, a low-inventory homes market dropped even lower, while buyer demand increased to keep the pot boiling in San Francisco through the third quarter. The number of new listings coming on market in September, which is usually the month of the year with the highest number of new listings, is down considerably from..

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14 Oct 2017
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Disaster Preparedness Tips

Every October, around the anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta quake, I review the contents of our earthquake kit, and add and replace things as necessary. I’ve already written about what I keep in my kit. But with the wildfires that have been ravaging the North Bay, it’s given me occasion to think differently about..

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That’s the Spirit: Selling Your Haunted House

The pained groan of a creaky floor. A whisper that turns into a howl when wind blows through a drafty window. Light fixtures that sway seemingly without provocation. For many of us who live in San Francisco’s Victorian or Edwardian homes, these are just everyday occurrences that we accept as par for the course. But..

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SF Housing in Perspective

Sometimes the best thing to do is to look back in time to get perspective on a topic. With San Francisco real estate being such a big investment knowing when to buy or sell is important.  These charts represent a broad look at the San Francisco market. Each neighborhood, and at times areas within the..

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27 Sep 2017
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A Hot Autumn Market in San Francisco?

Happy San Francisco summer!  As the rest of the country starts to think fall, we in San Francisco get to enjoy our warmest weather—and have already had a major taste of it with last week’s heat wave.  This month’s weather remains to be seen, but the real estate climate in September is typically hot. It’s..

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10 Sep 2017
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SOLD! 5 Mars St.

SOLD! Congrats to my clients S&L and landing their slice of San Francisco. This beautiful home is drenched with light and views! It features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a remodeled kitchen and great room that open onto a south-facing view deck, a large bath with claw foot tub, living room with fireplace and bay windows,..

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Soar in to Fall

Fall Events Guide Fall in San Francisco is often our best weather. Get outside with some of these fun events. GHIRARDELLI CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL Indulge for a good cause! Enjoy sweet and savory samples from wineries, breweries, to ice cream, and of course, chocolate. All pro ts from this decadent event go to Project Open Hand,..

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