SF Real Estate Market – Animated Charts


Against my will, I’m back from vacation, and back at it. So it’s on with the real estate show. This first chart below is a very simplified, approximate and smoothed out chart graphing the percentage ups and downs in San Francisco home prices over the past 30+ years. We have other charts that illustrate more … Continue reading SF Real Estate Market – Animated Charts

Stalefish: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes


There is a little something in our market, of which many buyers are not aware, and many agents overlook. I have long referred to them as “Stalefish“, but others refer to them as “buying opportunity” or “still available property”, or what we named (on theGoods) as the “30+ Club”. What are these, you ask? They … Continue reading Stalefish: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

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

New Year, New Beginning?


Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great holiday and New Year’s celebration. Let’s kick off the 2015 blogging with some Stats & Numbers via sfnewsletter, which focuses on the past three years of real estate market activity, as well as a look way back to the 1980’s (were you born yet?), and some … Continue reading New Year, New Beginning?

San Francisco Real Estate Third Quarter Report


San Francisco House & Condo Values Which Neighborhoods Dominate Home Sales? Who Is Buying the City’s Luxury Condos and Why? September saw the largest surge of new listings coming on market in the past 2 years, which led to a big jump in deal-making, but data on transactions negotiated in September won’t be available until … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Third Quarter Report

It’s Pink And Red – Will The Sellers See The Green?


2625 Noriega: 3 bed, 2 bath, $850,000 and all the pink you could ever want – like ever. This property is definitely not marketed to create the frenzy we’ve come to expect in this market, but will it make a difference in the final outcome? Time will tell. In the meantime — just enjoy the … Continue reading It’s Pink And Red – Will The Sellers See The Green?

Dropping Knowledge: San Francisco Property Pie Chart


I know you’re all like me, you drive around town looking at all the wonderful, insanely expensive property we have here in San Francisco. I know you wish you knew how many of the properties you see were single family homes, how many are condominiums, how many are big ol’ properties of which you’d love … Continue reading Dropping Knowledge: San Francisco Property Pie Chart

It’s A Good Time To Sell


San Francisco Homes Selling Faster as Inventory Drops With potential home sellers feeling that the market is on the upswing and that housing prices will soon appreciate, many of them have elected to hold off listing their homes, resulting in a citywide inventory shortage. At the same time, potential home buyers fearing higher prices are … Continue reading It’s A Good Time To Sell

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

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

Just Say Eichler…


Following on the heals heels (thanks for catching the spelling fail “word bitch“) of a post I did earlier today about some homes I know are available for sale, but not yet “on the market”, I present to you 76 Amber Drive, an original Eichler, in the Eichler rich zone of San Francisco’s Diamond Heights … Continue reading Just Say Eichler…

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

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

Happy New Year From Me To You…And The Scoop On Both A Cole Valley And Noe Valley Single Family Home


My dear readers, I continue to give you opportunity after opportunity and you have been great. You have been loyal, you have been kind, you have been my source of income (and food and clothing for my two shining young pains in the ass…I mean sons who I love dearly…but sometimes want to wring their … Continue reading Happy New Year From Me To You…And The Scoop On Both A Cole Valley And Noe Valley Single Family Home