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Recent Listing Featured In The Week Magazine

Recent Listing Featured In The Week Magazine

My recent listing at 2154A Market St was featured in the “Best properties on the market: Spectacular urban homes” section of The Week magazine.  (Granted, it had already been sold by the time the publication was printed, but that’s great exposure!) Your property could also reach 570,000 affluent, highly educated print readers and 12 million web viewers of The […]

Featured Today On SFGate: 3 Of My Recent Transactions

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 […]

In The News | theFrontSteps On LearnVest

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, […]

“Foreclosures Up In San Francisco”, San Francisco Rea...

Yours truly was quoted in this article on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle on Sunday (thanks for the kind emails and props): “The San Francisco market is completely different from five years ago,” said Alexander Clark, a Zephyr real estate agent and author of the blog TheFrontSteps.com. “There are definitely distressed properties […]

Buy Now or Suffer 8,000 Consequences?

Today I got this email from a friendly neighborhood Realtor: Hello everyone, I wanted to send out a friendly reminder about the deadline to take advantage of the first time home buyer tax credit.  The tax credit expires on Novemeber 30th, 2009.  However, assuming a 45 day escrow period from the time you buy to the time you close and get the keys, […]

If You’re Gonna Relocate To San Francisco, Now You Know A &...

Much to our surprise, we popped up on Relocation.com as one of the “Best Real Estate Blogs In San Francisco”. We love a good review and you know we’re sharing it with you, so tell your friends: The Front Steps from Alex Clark [that’s me!] is a great guide to San Francisco real estate, including […]

Being a Landlord is Such a Drag…

I have to admit, watching the banks, AIG, the automakers, and finally, homeowners get a bail out, I did more than once cry out piteously: “But who the f— will bail out me?” Answer: Chris Daly. I didn’t really ask for this kind of bailout, but Daly’s constituents are largely renters; and hey, so is […]

Obama Wants to Jump in on the Real Estate Crisis. Which Way shoul...

You might have already read Alex Clark’s article on the Bush plan to help homeowners, named optimistically “Hope for Homeowners.” Commenters on that post were less optimistic. Seems a lot of lenders won’t touch the program, though that might be because the program itself is new and everyone is so gun-shy right now. That leaves […]

In the Spirit of Halloween and Election Season, Scary Technology ...

Prop 8 is not one that encourages sedate emotion. People are either vehemently for it, or they are just as vehemently against it. The debate between the two camps, heated as it is, often erupts into full out fighting, which we all know from our rhetoric classes is actually the opposite effect civilized, fair debate […]


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