The SFhotlist Real Estate Collective

We are a collective of highly experienced, full-time real estate agents, founded by DanielleLazier, who believe that real estate is not just about square footage. It's about how you live inside & outside of your home. We are skilled consultants, down-to-earth educators, fierce negotiators and organized project managers. Our top priority when we work with a client is to provide a 5 star experience delivering the best results possible.

About the collective

We are a collective of highly experienced, full-time real estate agents, founded by DanielleLazier, who believe that real estate is not just about square footage. It's about how you live inside & outside of your home. We are skilled consultants, down-to-earth educators, fierce negotiators and organized project managers. Our top priority when we work with a client is to provide a 5 star experience delivering the best results possible.

Holy Whole Foods!

Holy Whole Foods!

Does it seem like there is a Whole Foods on every corner? It does to us and to satisfy our curiosity, we researched and holy cow, there are 8 locations in San Francisco! Seems a bit crazy because most cities don’t even have one! Although Whole Foods is well known for their wide selection of organic and food allergy friendly products, their nickname has long been “Whole Paycheck.” Interestingly, over time, as their size has grown and consumer tastes have evolved, we’d argue that this is less … [Read more...]

Summer has arrived, San Francisco – strolls, concerts and films!

Summer has arrived, San Francisco – strolls, concerts and films!

Quite a few San Francisco happenings came across our desks this week - and by "desks" we mean our email in-boxes.  We're sharing the ones that to us signify Summer has arrived!  If you're looking for a concert to go to this weekend, want to express your inner Dolce or Gabbana, or feel like exploring a new neighborhood then read on. The 76th (!) season of the Stern Grove Festival begins this Sunday, June 16th. It's free (be a good egg and give a donation), the venue is stunning and there is a … [Read more...]

Bernal Heights is getting its first parklet – on Cortland Avenue!

Bernal Heights is getting its first parklet – on Cortland Avenue!

Bernal Heights is getting its first parklet The little village of Bernal Heights is growing up!  It's getting its first ever parklet in front of the restaurant 903 on Cortland Avenue!  Thanks to the owners of Sandbox Bakery & 903 and over 200 backers who contributed to the Kickstarter campaign, Bernal's hustling and bustling main drag is getting a new space where folks can sit, eat, meet their neighbors, and chill out. Parklets have become an important part of the social fabric of San … [Read more...]

Come to the Mugsy Pop-Up Wine Bar at El Rio

Come to the Mugsy Pop-Up Wine Bar at El Rio

We were just told about the perfect way to say "Arrivederci!" to the month of May and "Allô! Ça va?" to the month of June. Here's how you can join us...show up for the Mugsy Pop-Up Wine Bar at El Rio on May 31, 2013, sometime between 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm - head to the famous back patio (yeah, *that* patio) for the event.  This is not your ordinary pop-up wine bar - it would have to be special in order to pass muster with the fine folks at El Rio who hold in high regard their well-deserved title … [Read more...]

Home Buying Brown Bag Lunch Presentation at EHDD Architecture

Home Buying Brown Bag Lunch Presentation at EHDD Architecture

Earlier this week, Danielle Lazier was invited by a client to give a Home Buying Brown Bag Lunch presentation at EHDD Architecture.  Along with Phillip Cannon, a top broker at Guarantee Mortgage, Danielle met with several employees at EHDD* and talked with them about San Francisco home buying. Danielle described the role of the Real Estate Agent, revealed some of her secret sauce that makes buying a home in San Francisco an enjoyable process and discussed the current climate for home buyer's in … [Read more...]

Danielle Climbs to New Heights (pun intended!)

Danielle Climbs to New Heights (pun intended!)

As many of our readers are already aware, SFhotlist founder Danielle Lazier has joined Climb Real Estate Group San Francisco as Sales Director and Senior Broker Associate. Read the official Press Release below, congratulate her on SFhotlist's Facebook page and take a look at her stylish Climb agent profile (bonus points if you can tell us which European river Danielle is taking a bike ride along in one of the photos!). Danielle Lazier joins Climb Real Estate as Sales Director San … [Read more...]

Danielle Climbs to New Heights (pun intended!)

As many of our readers are already aware, Danielle Lazier has joined Climb Real Estate Group San Francisco as Sales Director and Senior Broker Associate. Read the official Press Release below, congratulate her on SFhotlist's Facebook page and take a look at her stylish Climb agent profile (bonus points if you can tell us which European river Danielle is taking a bike ride along in one of the photos!). Danielle Lazier joins Climb Real Estate as Sales Director San Francisco-based real estate … [Read more...]

Upper Market Street Residential New Construction Condos

Upper Market Street Residential New Construction Condos

There is a lot of new residential construction rising on the streets of San Francisco and even more is in the planning stages.  The result will be an increase in the number of for-sale condominiums as well as rental units. About this,  we say "Horray!" because frankly,  this city needs both.   The bulk of the current activity is focused on Mission Bay, South Beach, SoMa and mid/lower Market. Heck, there is even a huge project right in the heart of the Mission on Mission Street between 21st and … [Read more...]

Four California cities are among Top 10 turnaround housing markets

While it has been difficult for those housing markets which suffered through a major decline over the past 5 years, it is great to see real estate in many of these cities coming back and strong.  Based on a recent home price report from Trulia, Business Insider highlighted the top 10 "turnaround" housing markets of 2012.  That is, the housing markets with the biggest increase in asking prices between December 2011 and December 2012. These four California cities are among Top 10 turnaround … [Read more...]

AT&T’s Digital Life Home Automation & Security System Available in March

AT&T announced yesterday that their home automation and security system, Digital Life, will be available in eight markets come March 2013.  The plan is to expand to up to 50 additional markets by the end of the year. SFhotlist staff attended a Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco-sponsored brown bag lunch event a few months ago at Studio Becker. The presentation by Engineered Environments covered trending technological innovations for luxury homes left us in awe. AT&T's Digital … [Read more...]