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...]

December is the Best Time to Buy a Home in SF!

If you were a San Francisco real estate agent, you'd know that the holidays are a good time to buy a home in San Francisco. You would be privy to the endless office meetings in which fellow Realtors recount tales of  clients getting the home they want over the holidays. Believe me, I know.  After almost 12 years in the business at four different San Francisco real estate brokerages - Re/Max, Zephyr, Vanguard and now, Climb Real Estate Group, it is the same story, every year. The managers talk … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk about List Price, Baby.

Let’s Talk about List Price, Baby.

Let’s talk about you and me. Let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things that may be.. Salt N Pepa 4 Eva! Let’s not talk about..., let’s talk about San Francisco real estate and the difference between list price and market value. I’m here to help you make sense out of the madness that is our local SF housing market. So, let’s talk about list price. What it is. What it is not. When I meet with a prospective home buyer, we discuss their goals in detail, they ask and I … [Read more...]

6 Reasons San Francisco Real Estate Kicks Butt

6 Reasons San Francisco Real Estate Kicks Butt

This week, I had the privilege of listening to the indefatigable local San Francisco real estate expert, Carole Rodoni, give a talk on the state of the local San Francisco real estate market. Boy, is she sharp! The woman clearly has more experience and knowledge in her pinky finger than most of the Realtors in town! Just sayin... Anyway, I wanted to share my favorite takeaway from her talk. Rodoni calls San Francisco an International Eco-Environment and as such, can only be compared to other … [Read more...]

San Francisco Agent Property Tour Photos

San Francisco Agent Property Tour Photos

Need a break from enjoying all of this amazing Spring weather we're having?  Stay inside for a few minutes and check out a few photos from this week's San Francisco Agent Property Tour.  This week, we posted them on our Facebook page. But since we're nice, we'll put a few here, too. Enjoy!   … [Read more...]

Tuesday San Francisco Agent Property Tour Photos

Tuesday San Francisco Agent Property Tour Photos

Yup. We're back and with a new set of San Francisco Agent Property Tour photos for you.  We're trying to make this a weekly post type of thing because we know how much fun it is to look at photos from the different homes and neighborhoods around San Francisco.  Okay. Confession time.  This is hardly work for us. We LOVE touring San Francisco homes because we enjoy seeing the fantastic design innovation, creativity and imagination put into homes in our fair city (and beyond!).  Add to that our … [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...]

Take a San Francisco Property Tour With Us!

Take a San Francisco Property Tour With Us!

Pretend you're a Realtor for the next few minutes and join us on a San Francisco property tour! Yesterday was Tuesday which meant Real Estate Agents across San Francisco spent an inordinate amount of time in their cars, driving around the city, double parking, grabbing lunch on the go and looking at property. It is a weekly event known in the biz as "Broker Tour".  We at SFhotlist also like to call it "Agent Property Tour" - it's an opportunity for agents to preview property which is currently … [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...]

Which San Francisco neighborhoods were popular with home buyers in 2012?

Which San Francisco neighborhoods were popular with home buyers in 2012?

San Francisco Association of Realtors reported on some interesting trends in the December 2012 edition of "Market Focus".  Rest assured, the San Francisco housing market isn't showing signs of slowing down during this holiday season.  The report also provides a few answers to the all-important question: Which San Francisco neighborhoods were popular with home buyers in 2012? The districts where the number of home sales increased over the past year may be a bit surprising.  With the amount of … [Read more...]