Buying A Home In San Francisco – Step 2: Get New Listings Fed To You Automatically


Yesterday, we educated you on the first and most important step in the San Francisco home buying process, so today we’re moving on… Step 2 – Get New Listings Fed To You Automatically (via Email or Text) Our market moves fast, and so must you. You might have thought the next step would be to … Continue reading Buying A Home In San Francisco – Step 2: Get New Listings Fed To You Automatically

‘Tis The Season For “Temp Off Market” Listings


This week and last, I’ve seen countless emails like this from real estate professionals: ” My listing is off MLS for the holidays, but still available.” ” Withdrawn in MLS, but seller wants to sell before Spring!” ” Not back on MLS until January, but actively showing. Motivated Sellers!” ” Off MLS for holidays, but … Continue reading ‘Tis The Season For “Temp Off Market” Listings

1 Ecker (16 Jessie) San Francisco: First Resale Hits The Market, Not Yet On MLS


This property has sold off market after one showing. The first resale within 1 Ecker since its renovation in 2010, this is a rare 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit you won’t want to miss. Marketed “not on MLS” throughout the holiday season, now is your chance to beat the competition before (if) it gets to … Continue reading 1 Ecker (16 Jessie) San Francisco: First Resale Hits The Market, Not Yet On MLS

Your Noe Valley Dream Home Awaits…Lucky Buyer


Is this your style? Been searching for the perfect Noe Valley Single Family Home that is LEED certified? Dreamt about having a say in the final touches of your down to the studs remodeled dream home? If so, I have the home for you. You, meaning unrepresented buyer. The home pictured is not what is … Continue reading Your Noe Valley Dream Home Awaits…Lucky Buyer

MLS Alternative, And Real Estate Match Making Service Is Here To Stay


As many of you know, I founded a website for agents to share (and hopefully sell) more real estate (PocketListings.net). A website designed to give sellers an alternative to listing on the MLS, and a way to give buyers a voice in regards to what they desire. Put the two together and it only makes … Continue reading MLS Alternative, And Real Estate Match Making Service Is Here To Stay

Another Purdy Pocket Listing To Ponder In NOPA / Lone Mountain


This wonderful two-level single family alternative only a par 4 from the oh-so-hip NOPA district of San Francisco, and situated on the edge of the Lone Mountain district is currently listed off MLS until the sellers can find a suitable replacement property (if you know of any, don’t be shy). Asking $1,125,000, the home (its … Continue reading Another Purdy Pocket Listing To Ponder In NOPA / Lone Mountain

“Web 2.0 Remaking Real Estate, Again”- SFGate Gives Props To PocketListings.net!


Featured on SFGate (San Francisco) yesterday. PocketListings.net Much like finding love on a dating site, Web 2.0 lets buyers meet their dream homes and sellers meet their dream buyers in a direct, match-making process– without the MLS. Because of new technology, many agents and their clients are turning to unconventional ways to list property for … Continue reading “Web 2.0 Remaking Real Estate, Again”- SFGate Gives Props To PocketListings.net!

Why PocketListings.net Is Awesome, And Every Real Estate Agent Should Use It


It’s true, I’m the founder of PocketListings.net, and I want everybody to use it. But it’s also true, if you’re an agent in San Francisco, and you’re not using it, you’re missing out. Have a look at this email that just came my way as a result of a Buyer Need post I did on … Continue reading Why PocketListings.net Is Awesome, And Every Real Estate Agent Should Use It

The Match.com Of Real Estate Is Already Here. Realtors, You Just Need To Use It!


This is a screenshot of my Gmail inbox for the past two days. Yes, that’s only two days, and look at the opportunity! In case you don’t click on that, or can’t read it, that’s five buyers looking for property, and five sellers that are not listing their home on MLS…in two days! And these … Continue reading The Match.com Of Real Estate Is Already Here. Realtors, You Just Need To Use It!

San Francisco Real Estate Market Update, Recent Sales, And IPO Madness


Another week, another issue of sfnewsletter sent. All kinds of great market info and real estate p*rn for you to peruse. Including many off market opportunities I’ve already mentioned here. Have a great weekend! –Latest issue of sfnewsletter/MarketTracker

Great Highway Remodel, Not On MLS, And Certainly A San Francisco Surfer’s Dream Home


I have word of a house, on the Great Highway at Noriega (the best sandbar on the beach right now), that is very much for sale, and very much not on MLS radar. Price hovering around $1,050,000 and $1,100,000. That is the view above, and here are the details below. As always, I am here … Continue reading Great Highway Remodel, Not On MLS, And Certainly A San Francisco Surfer’s Dream Home

Ditch Your Realtor, Get Ahead Of The Pack By Working With Me


Are you, or any of your friends, looking for a single family home in Noe or Cole Valleys (or anywhere in San Francisco for that matter)? Are you getting beat out by multiple offers in the over million dollar price range ($1.5M+), and showing up late to the party? Is your Realtor telling you they’re … Continue reading Ditch Your Realtor, Get Ahead Of The Pack By Working With Me

Wanderlust: Villa De Montaña In St. Helena. It’s Only $16,950,000


I mentioned this one a bit ago, and you can’t deny it “sounds” wonderful. But we never had a look inside the home, let alone inside the gates. That is until now. Have a look at Villa De Montaña in St. Helena an let your imagination soar! Currently not marketed on MLS, this home is … Continue reading Wanderlust: Villa De Montaña In St. Helena. It’s Only $16,950,000

PocketListings.net Version 2.0 Goes Live: Introduces Real Estate Match™; Privacy Options; Sharing; Saved Search; Email Alerts; Principals Only; More!


I’m pleased to announce the rollout this past weekend of PocketListings.net version 2.0! It is jam-packed with new features to help you, the agent, do more deals, and give you, the client, more options when selling and searching for real estate. There is a fabulous tutorial on all of the great new features and how … Continue reading PocketListings.net Version 2.0 Goes Live: Introduces Real Estate Match™; Privacy Options; Sharing; Saved Search; Email Alerts; Principals Only; More!