Featured Today On SFGate: 3 Of My Recent Transactions


High prices? No problem. Homes in Bay Area selling faster than anywhere else in the nation: http://t.co/1OOsIcC27D pic.twitter.com/qp1HOxjau7 — SFGate (@SFGate) April 16, 2015 I wouldn’t have been able to achieve these successful sales without the epic staging by Katrina Schissel of GiGi Park, my great photographers, my in house team, and especially my amazing … Continue reading Featured Today On SFGate: 3 Of My Recent Transactions

SOLD | 220 Mullen | Bernal Heights | $1,015,000


I’m happy to report my client successfully beat out multiple buyers on this great two bedroom home at 220 Mullen in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood. Listed at $799,000, our original offer was countered by the seller, along with some of the others (we call that “multiple counter offer”), and low and behold, we prevailed. … Continue reading SOLD | 220 Mullen | Bernal Heights | $1,015,000

SOLD | 1487 Chestnut | Marina District | $1,050,000 | 24% Over


Holy moly did this one go great, or what!? Top floor 1 bed, 1 bath condo with its own private deeded garage in an A+ Marina District location. After kindly declining multiple attempts to pre-empt offers, we stuck to our marketing plan, got roughly 250 parties through the door, reviewed 7 offers, and just closed … Continue reading SOLD | 1487 Chestnut | Marina District | $1,050,000 | 24% Over

In The News | theFrontSteps On LearnVest


Check out this great article on LearnVest: “Spring 2015 Home-Buying Guide: 5 Insider Tips From Real Estate Pros Across the Country“, in which I am quoted along with a couple other agents from across the country (Chicago, Washington D.C.). It appears there are indeed other hot markets outside of our incredibly sizzling bubble of activity, … Continue reading In The News | theFrontSteps On LearnVest

Just Sold! 1622-1626 Great Highway: Save The Waves Coalition Gets A Check


I am happy to say I just represented part of the buying group for this wonderful property on the Great Highway. You may remember the post my colleague did about 1622-1626 Great Highway (Ghost of Sunset Past: The Moss Flats)? Originally listed for $1,349,000 our clients got it for LESS THAN ASKING (it can be … Continue reading Just Sold! 1622-1626 Great Highway: Save The Waves Coalition Gets A Check

PocketListings.net Founder Alexander Clark To Join Top Agent Network As Advisor


The big news in Off Market real estate to start the year… Top Agent Network, Inc. (TAN) announced January 3rd that Alexander Clark, founder and CEO of the online real estate platform PocketListings.net, has agreed to become an industry and technology advisor to Top Agent Network. TAN is also acquiring the pocketlistings.net domain name from … Continue reading PocketListings.net Founder Alexander Clark To Join Top Agent Network As Advisor

What I Know That You Don’t…Multiple Off Market Buying And Selling Opportunities


I just wanted to drop a quick little note for all of you buyers and sellers out there, mostly buyers. If you are looking for property in Cole Valley, Union Square, Lone Mountain, Outer Parkside (most call it the Sunset), Russian Hill, Pacific Heights, Nob Hill, or St. Francis Wood, I know of properties that … Continue reading What I Know That You Don’t…Multiple Off Market Buying And Selling Opportunities

West Portal Buyers Find Happiness With Me On Their Side


I’m keeping up with my New Year’s resolution to ask clients for testimonials, and I’m thrilled at how willing you all are to share! I really, really appreciate it, and I enjoy working with all of you. We were relatively new to the Bay Area and had been conducting a very haphazard and ineffective home … Continue reading West Portal Buyers Find Happiness With Me On Their Side

Do You Like To Golf, Surf, And Ski? So Do I…Let’s Work Together


Keeping with my motivation to provide the best service ever, I present you another testimonial. Alex Clark did a fantastic job as my agent. He was incredibly responsive. It was rare that a communication would go more than 5 minutes without being answered. He listened to what I wanted and helped me find it, despite … Continue reading Do You Like To Golf, Surf, And Ski? So Do I…Let’s Work Together

Another Russian Hill Sale And Testimonial


Another happy client has been so kind as to share a testimonial of the service I can provide to you and your friends and family. I’m a commercial real estate professional – a few years back I chaired the commercial RE side of our trade association. My wife used to buy retail centers for a … Continue reading Another Russian Hill Sale And Testimonial

Client Testimonials From Way Back


Bear with me while I reorganize my testimonials into individual posts. These are a few put together from way back. *Alex was very easy to work with. He was straightforward, gave good advice about how the condominium should look when it was being shown, and managed the negotiations with the buyer perfectly. I always felt … Continue reading Client Testimonials From Way Back

First Ever San Francisco – Lake Tahoe Real Estate Caravan And Ski Extravaganza


[R.I.P. Jamie Pierre] We’re falling into ski season, and you all know I love me some powder. Many of you also know I grew up in Reno Nevada, with Lake Tahoe as my backyard. I learned to ski at the ripe old age of two, I raced, I burned out, I switched to snowboarding, and … Continue reading First Ever San Francisco – Lake Tahoe Real Estate Caravan And Ski Extravaganza

Would You Like Your Property Listed On theFrontSteps.com?


I get at least one email each week from a different person or reader asking me to give their property that is currently for sale some exposure on theFrontSteps.com. I’m flattered. But unless your property is of utter and complete jaw dropping significance, if you would like your property featured on my blog, it’s simple, … Continue reading Would You Like Your Property Listed On theFrontSteps.com?