San Francisco Condominiums: Market Update [video] – February 2015

San Francisco Condominiums: Market Update [video] – February 2015

This video is part of the SFhotlist Monthly Market Update Video Series. Each week, we provide you with a short video with updated information about San Francisco real estate and the neighborhoods you love. Let us know if there is something specific you’d like to know. San Francisco Condominium Real Estate Market Update – February 2015 Let's take a look at San Francisco's condominium real estate activity in February. The number of active listings was down 23% from one year earlier and was up … [Read more...]

San Francisco Single Family Homes [video] – February 2015 Market Update

San Francisco Single Family Homes [video] – February 2015 Market Update

Let's take a look at single family homes in San Francisco this past February. The number of active listings was down 15% from one year earlier and up 13% from the previous month. As you can see in the video, the median listing price for the month was just under $1 million. Compared to last year, the average number of days that single family homes spent on the market before being sold went down 21% and the median sale price was just under $1.15 million. The number of homes sold decreased … [Read more...]

Noe Valley Real Estate Update [video] – February 2015

Noe Valley Real Estate Update [video] – February 2015

Welcome to February's Noe Valley real estate market update! Let's take a look at recent changes in Noe Valley real estate. During the month of February the number of active listings went up 38% from one year earlier and was up 83% from the previous month. As you can see in the video, the median listing price for the month was just under $2.4 million. Compared to last year, the average number of days that units in Noe Valley spent on the market before being sold went down 71% … [Read more...]

How to Write a Winning Offer in a San Francisco Seller’s Market

How to Write a Winning Offer in a San Francisco Seller’s Market

We all know the drill: The San Francisco housing market is a tough nut to crack. It’s competitive. There is limited inventory. There is a lot of competition. And San Franciscans love to complain about real estate. As a long time San Francisco real estate agent, I sympathize. I’ve lived and worked through both buyer’s and seller’s markets, and I know how stressful it can be. Here are a couple of examples: Tales From the Bid A house on Dolores Park goes up for sale. It is dramatically … [Read more...]

Work with a Local San Francisco Lender

Real estate has gone digital in many ways, yet at its core, the business of buying or selling a home remains inherently personal. Just ask the 1,042,231 Realtors who continue to have a career helping their home buyers and sellers make important, significant and intimate decisions. Top producing real estate agents embrace the digital age but to do our jobs best, we must always remember that this business is personal. It is about relationships. The relationship between the agent and the … [Read more...]

Danielle Lazier to Speak at Inman Real Estate Connect San Francisco

Danielle Lazier to Speak at Inman Real Estate Connect San Francisco

Mic Check. I get to speak at Inman Real Estate Connect in Downtown San Francisco! Next week, I'll be speaking on a panel about internet marketing for real estate. As an avid real estate blogger and internet marketer for the past 12+ years, this is a topic on which I am passionate. Much has changed since SFhotlist was founded in 2002 but the basic principles of how to turn "internet leads" into real clients - San Francisco home buyers and sellers - remains the same. Provide  transparent … [Read more...]

Why Work With A Buyer’s Agent When Buying a Home in San Francisco

I got into the San Francisco real estate game back in the dark ages. Okay, it was 2002 but believe it or not, the MLS was not yet online. It was on the computer but as a downloadable program available only to licensed agents. The real estate agent was the gatekeeper. If you wanted to get to the listing, you had to go through us.  As we all know, this was not to last much longer. Real estate changed and it changed swiftly. Over the following decade, more and more housing information became … [Read more...]

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...]