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Climb Real Estate Group Top Producers for 2013 – Danielle Lazier Among Top 25

Danielle has done it again! As Sales Director at Climb Real Estate Group in San Francisco, Danielle can count herself among Climb's Top Producers of 2013!  Climb has a unique take on the Top Producer award.  At Climb,  "Top Producers are recognized not only by the amount of real estate that they are successfully able to market and sell but [by] the satisfaction of their clients." You may remember that Danielle was the #1 Top Producer at Zephyr Real Estate's Noe Valley office in 2012 and in … [Read more...]

San Francisco’s Snow Day 2013

San Francisco’s Snow Day 2013

We've had plenty of downright cold weather here in San Francisco over the past couple of weeks. What better way to celebrate our Winter  Weather Wonderland than at San Francisco's very own Snow Park? Who needs Tahoe?  We don't! The city is having its very own Snow Day, SF-style, of course.  Yes, sledding down the snow hill, the bouncy house, and the other festivities are for the kiddies but don't miss the chance to see our majestic City Hall surrounded by mounds of snow, sleds and gleeful … [Read more...]

Autumn in Ethiopia: Chef Eji hosts seasonal pop up dinner

I blame the end of Daylight Saving Time for my latest snafu. I heard that Chef Eji, of Eji's Ethiopian fame, was hosting her first pop-up dinner "Autumn in Ethiopia" and I completely forgot to buy tickets!  I not only missed the opportunity to attend the event but I'm late to write a post about it, too! What's that song again, Don't Be Tardy To The Party? Clearly, I am. We were so excited here at SFHotlist when Chef Eji set up shop in the 331 Cortland Marketplace in Bernal Heights a little … [Read more...]

San Francisco In Top 5 “17 Best U.S. Cities for Dogs”

San Francisco In Top 5 “17 Best U.S. Cities for Dogs”

San Francisco In Top 5 "17 Best U.S. Cities for Dogs" We are excited to report that San Francisco ranks #5 on Estately's list of "17 Best U.S. Cities for Dogs"!  Let's face it, if we're going to be beat out for spots 1-4 (and frankly, I cannot understand how that could have happened), at least we were bested by awesome cities like Portland (OR), San Diego, Seattle and Austin. Estately compiled the list of best American cities for dogs based on the following factors: weather, Walk Score, yard … [Read more...]

What’s a doggie dustup and how do I get invited to one?

What’s a doggie dustup and how do I get invited to one?

You wanna know what a doggie dustup is? It's a dog party, a shindig for pooches, a celebration for our beloved canine companions!  And, as luck would have it, one is happening this Saturday at Dolores Park.  "The Whole Enchihuahua", co-sponsored by the SF SPCA and 7x7, is THE event in San Francisco this Saturday, May 18, 2013. Consider yourself invited. It runs from 12:00-3:00 pm, which is the perfect time to walk over with a coffee in one hand and a bag filled with fluffy, buttery croissants … [Read more...]

Top 5 Best Places to Buy and Sell A Home in 2013

Top 5 Best Places to Buy and Sell A Home in 2013

We at SFhotlist are just loving lists lately (and alliteration, too!). We have two for you today - where to buy and where to sell in 2013. The Realtor.com Real Estate Trends Report for January 2013 reveals the Top 5 Best Places to Buy and Sell a home in 2013. You get one chance to guess - which of the two lists is San Francisco on? (Spoiler alert: San Francisco isn't on the top of the list but a nearby Northern California city is.) How did they decide if a city was a good place in which to … [Read more...]

The Bay Lights: The Bay Bridge As An Artist’s Canvas

The Bay Lights: The Bay Bridge As An Artist’s Canvas

I first read about the Bay Lights - artist Leo Villareal‘s installation of individual white LEDs mounted on the suspension cables of the western span of the Bay Bridge - back in November 2012 in Adam Fisher's New York Times T Magazine article, "Bright Idea".  I had a Sally-Field reaction. I cried out "They like us, they really like us!". At that moment, it was less about the content of the article and more about the fact that the New York Times was covering a West Coast art event.  Yes, I still … [Read more...]

Top 10 Remodeling Projects With Biggest Returns

Top 10 Remodeling Projects With Biggest Returns

Hello soon-to-be home seller!  You're readying your home for sale and you're wondering if there are certain remodeling/updating projects for your home that will give you the best ROI (Return On Investment).  It just so happens that the folks over at National Association of Realtors' REALTOR® Magazine sorted through a hefty amount of compiled data on this topic and came up with these list of Midrange and Upscale Top 10 Remodeling Projects That Offer the Biggest Returns: Top 10 Midrange … [Read more...]

Zephyr Real Estate is Number One in San Francisco

Zephyr Real Estate is Number One in San Francisco

Folks, you read it here first: Zephyr Real Estate is Number One in San Francisco! Thanks to the tireless efforts of incredible Real Estate Agents, amazing support staff and a lot of buyers and sellers,  Zephyr Real Estate's sales volume in 2012 was $1.5 billion, making it the top real estate firm in San Francisco.  As we like to say around the office, "NTS" (Not Too Shabby -- Hat Tip to the movie Cedar Rapids).  They are good eggs over there at Zephyr (take our word for it...we are not at all … [Read more...]

Zephyr Real Estate 2012 Top Producer Photo Shoot

Zephyr Real Estate 2012 Top Producer Photo Shoot

We recently wrote about SFhotlist founder Danielle Lazier receiving a Zephyr Real Estate 2012 Top Producer award. For fun, we followed Danielle as she prepared for the photo shoot with friend and stylist Gillian Hanson, owner of Noe Valley's Honeycomb Salon. We all had so much fun at the salon that morning! (Sorry, the blooper reel has been permanently deleted.)  It was as much fun as when we recently snapped pictures on "Agent Tour Tuesday" and with the adorable dogs at Muttville's … [Read more...]