Despite COVID 19, SF Properties Still Closing Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Over Asking


In our continued effort to educate you on San Francisco real estate, have a look at 10 listings that have closed within the last 14 days, all of them significantly over list price, and all of them in contract, or going into contract prior to Shelter in Place. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price … Continue reading Despite COVID 19, SF Properties Still Closing Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Over Asking

“What are my options to sell my property right now?” – During Shelter in Place


I’m getting this question a lot these days. The answer is simple. Right now and until the Shelter in Place is lifted, you have one option: 1. Sell it virtually. See my post on that, including important details and updates specific to San Francisco County. It’s not easy, and it’s not ideal for you, the … Continue reading “What are my options to sell my property right now?” – During Shelter in Place

San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Cycles Since 1984


We will get through this, as we did the last. I’m giving you the data to make your own conclusions. For myself, I’m staying home, selling property virtually, talking to buyers and sellers about how to be ready for when this blows over, because it will. Stay Home. Exercise in your own neighborhood. Support your … Continue reading San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Cycles Since 1984

NOPA Investment Property You Can Virtually Buy Right Now


FOR SALE | 1333-1337 Hayes | NOPA Victorian | $3,500,000 Following on the heels of our plan for you sellers wanting to sell now regardless of COVID-19, we just listed an amazing Victorian 3 unit building in an ultra prime NOPA location – literally in the heart of one of San Francisco’s most popular neighborhoods. … Continue reading NOPA Investment Property You Can Virtually Buy Right Now

How To (Virtually) Sell Your Home During COVID-19


Following up on my post about San Francisco Real Estate with COVID-19, I wanted to elaborate on this quote, “If you are in a position of needing to sell now, we can do 100% of your transaction with zero human contact, and if you’re in a position of needing or wanting to sell when this … Continue reading How To (Virtually) Sell Your Home During COVID-19

San Francisco Real Estate with COVID-19


Before I get to it, I truly hope that you and your loved ones are safe, and I very much hope you are all practicing Social Distancing, including NOT inviting friends over for cocktails, dinner, lunch, etc. Don’t be this guy. Save it for later. With that said Wow! what a couple of weeks, eh? … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate with COVID-19

Richmond / Sunset Districts Real Estate Report


The Richmond and Sunset Districts of San Francisco continue to shine in the world of real estate. Multiple offers, and heaps of buyers out there being the norm. It’s no surprise, it’s a wonderful place to live! We went ahead and broke down the activity for both the Richmond and Sunset (includes what is also … Continue reading Richmond / Sunset Districts Real Estate Report

Ritz Carlton Penthouse Unit 2401 Going To Auction


You already know about our awesome two bedroom unit on the 17th floor of the Ritz Carlton San Francisco (690 Market St) that is for sale for a low, low price of $1,385,000, and you may also have already known about the penthouse on the 24th floor currently listed on MLS for $8,490,000 (reduced from … Continue reading Ritz Carlton Penthouse Unit 2401 Going To Auction

San Francisco Real Estate Market Update February 2020


The San Francisco real estate market update is here, and this month we discuss many things including, but not limited to: 2019 Economy and Housing Market in Review Economic and Housing Market Predictions for 2020 Median Price Predictions for San Francisco in 2020 You can find the entire report by following this link, or clicking … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Update February 2020

“Alex made selling our house very smooth…”


Surprisingly, the devil algorithm at Yelp did not hide this wonderful testimonial from some great clients who I just helped sell their home. So I thought I’d share it with all of you here. We decided to relocate out of state after living in our house for nearly 30 years; a huge decision for us … Continue reading “Alex made selling our house very smooth…”

Richmond / Sunset Real Estate Market Snapshot Is Here


If you live in this area, or aspire to, following us for this information will make you wiser, stronger, better looking, and better suited for life in the Avenues. Or it’ll just help you understand what’s going on in the real estate market. ;-) Before we get to the detailed information about what is available, … Continue reading Richmond / Sunset Real Estate Market Snapshot Is Here

SOLD | 9 Offers | 9 Days | 1742 28th Ave | Sunset


Happy to report the successful sale of this home in the Sunset. We do things differently (many would say better) at theFrontSteps, and what we did here is no exception. How we did it: 1 blog post; 1 webpage; 5 open houses; 250+ people thru the door; 500+ visits to the property webpage; 9 days … Continue reading SOLD | 9 Offers | 9 Days | 1742 28th Ave | Sunset

For Sale | The Ritz-Carlton Residence 1701 | $1,385,000


We’ll be putting this beauty on the market very soon, but as always, our readers get a sneak peek. Welcome to The Ritz-Carlton Residence 1701: sophistication and comfort in a convenient Downtown / Financial District / Union Square location.

Sunset House Gets Over $1500 per Square Foot


Ridiculously low pricing aside, this week’s Maximum Overbid goes to 1938 35th Ave, a Sunset District home listed for $895,000 and sold for $1,238,000. Forget about the overbid, because that’s not an indication of anything in this situation except low asking price, but have a look at the sales price per square foot – $1547. … Continue reading Sunset House Gets Over $1500 per Square Foot