Real estate markets are cyclical and seasonal though how true this is varies from market to market. Clients - buyers and sellers - often ask us about market conditions at various times a year and whether there are any patterns. Usually, we argue that the best time to buy a home or list one for sale is subjective and personal. There may be a strategic plan than runs contrary to popular belief. And the truth is that there is usually very little inventory in San Francisco, regardless of the … [Read more...]
First Open House - Saturday, July 14th, 12:00-1:00pm Open House - Sunday, July 15th, 2:00-4:00pm Broker Tour - All Are Welcome! - Tuesday, July 17th, 12:00-1:30pm Twilight Tour - Tuesday, July 17th, 6:00-7:00pm Showings by Appointment. Built in 1927, 44 Oakwood Street is an incredibly detailed Marina-style condo in a 2-unit building, ideally situated in Mission Dolores. Want to be walking distance to: Bi-Rite, Delfina, Farina, Tartine, Dolores Park Café, (and the entire 18th St gourmet … [Read more...]
$699,000 – 80A Richland Ave @ Arlington/Mission – Bernal Heights/Glen Park Condo for Sale in San Francisco!
First Open House - Sunday, July 15th, 2:00-4:00pm Broker Tour - All Are Welcome! - Tuesday, July 17th, 2:00-3:30pm Twilight Tour - Thursday, July 19th, 6:00-7:00pm Showings by Appointment. Nestled between the popular Bernal Heights and Glen Park neighborhoods, 80-A Richland Ave is ideal for those looking for classic detail with the benefits of modern construction. The location is super convenient for walking, biking, public transit (BART, J-Church & Silicon Valley Shuttles,) & … [Read more...]
$1,295,000 – 271 Downey St @ Frederick/Ashbury – Cole Valley/Ashbury Heights Home for Sale in San Francisco!
Welcome to 271 Downey Street, a delightful Victorian home, ideally situated in the highly coveted Cole Valley/Ashbury Heights neighborhood. With its sidewalk cafes, bakeries and fromageries, Cole Valley brings a bit of je ne sais quoi to the heart of San Francisco. You can stroll downhill to find great restaurants, gourmet food & wine stores, “mom & pop” storefronts and the locally-owned, aptly named Cole Hardware store. Everyday basics like a mechanic, dry cleaner, gym and coffee … [Read more...]
First Open House - Sunday, June 10th, 2:00-4:00pm Broker Tour - All Are Welcome! - Tuesday, June 12th, 1:00-2:30pm Twilight Tour - Thursday, June 14th, 5:30-7:00pm Situated on a well-maintained block in the Sunset’s Parkside neighborhood, walking distance to transportation (L-Taraval Muni), restaurants & groceries on Taraval Street, 2634 36th Ave is a lovely Rousseau-style single family home designed for easy, San Francisco living! This home is spacious, bright and offers a functional … [Read more...]
Money Mistake #5 - Getting Stuck in the Past & Overpricing Your Home For Sale (Money Magazine) -- Remember what your home was worth in 2005? Wipe that number from your memory. When you let an old value -- of a stock or a fund or your house -- get in the way of a smart financial decision, what might seem like harmless nostalgia can become a costly mistake. Investors have long suffered from this problem, refusing to sell underperforming stocks and funds in the hopes that the price will bounce … [Read more...]
When you are ready to sell your home in San Francisco, it's important to keep perspective. If Sellers wear "rose-colored" glasses, today's home buyers are sporting a darker shade. If there's a problem, they'll notice it so if you are serious about listing (and selling your home), I recommend you consider the 5 most important factors that will affect the outcome of your San Francisco home sale. Unless you bring a "House Mover", the location of your home is immutable; it cannot be … [Read more...]
Real Estate Realities: Tales from the front line of buying and selling San Francisco real estate, Forest Hill edition.
Real Estate Realities: Tales from the front line of buying and selling San Francisco real estate, Forest Hill edition. Siblings Mary, Quinn and Jack had fond memories of their childhood home, a Forest Hill San Francisco single family home, but the time had come to let it go. They knew they needed to sell but how? There was a lot of deferred maintenance, and they did not know how to present the home in its best light. Plus, since they all live outside San Francisco, how would they coordinate … [Read more...]