We’re about a month away from the city of San Francisco’s 173rd birthday…depending on who you ask. The modern city of San Francisco first incorporated on April 15, 1850, and thus many locals observe 415 Day. (See what they did there with the area code?) But that is not the only relevant date in city … Continue reading When Is San Francisco’s Real Birthday?
Just Listed in the Outer Richmond!
It’s been a bit quiet out there as of late, but things appear to be picking up. Held my first open house here yesterday on a day/time I’ve never done before (Friday 5-7pm) and I’m pleased to say it was busy. Check out the property detail page for all the info, more photos, and 3D … Continue reading Just Listed in the Outer Richmond!
Steps to Selling a Home with a Newborn, Infant, or Toddler
I partner with many different companies around town, and I just shared this blog with Natural Resources. Thought you might like to read it here as it may apply to you, or someone you know. Navigating the world of real estate can be stressful for anyone, but especially for new parents. It’s easy to get … Continue reading Steps to Selling a Home with a Newborn, Infant, or Toddler
What Exactly Is a Modern House?
Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the Schindler House in LA, often hailed as the “first modern home” in California history. Of course, when critics say “modern,” they’re not referring to just the standard meaning of such terms–obviously a home cannot be both “modern” and a century-old at the same time. So what exactly … Continue reading What Exactly Is a Modern House?
Is San Francisco In a Buyer’s Market?
Asked another way, “Is it a good time to buy a home in San Francisco?” The answer, Yah..always. Forget about interest rates, forget about pending recession, forget about all that. For all practical purposes San Francisco is as close to a buyer’s market it’s been in years, and if you’ve been on the fence about … Continue reading Is San Francisco In a Buyer’s Market?
Neighborhood Guide: Mission Bay
Even longtime San Franciscans can take Mission Bay for granted. Although both the city and housing watcher have tagged it as a hot up-and-coming SF neighborhoods for years, it still lingers a bit beyond everyone’s expectations–and assumptions. But that can mean good news for those interested in getting a piece of the action now–provided you … Continue reading Neighborhood Guide: Mission Bay
A Little Update On Our Market, and Overbids
Follow this link right here for the latest San Francisco Real Estate Market report: November Real Estate Market Report Now then, did you know that despite everything that’s going on in the world and the economy, including the fact that everything should stop so we can all watch World Cup games day in and day … Continue reading A Little Update On Our Market, and Overbids
Do San Francisco Housing Prices Ever Drop?
While having lunch with a friend recently, she put forth a potentially disarming question: Have San Francisco home prices ever actually gone down for any significant period? Not just wobbly month-to-month dips, but a real drop? Her tone was one of almost unvarnished disbelief: She was of an age where she could not remember SF … Continue reading Do San Francisco Housing Prices Ever Drop?
Just SOLD! | Inner Mission | $825,000
The “best real estate agent in San Francisco” does it again. After months of trying, we finally got to a price the market was happy with and got it sold within a week of the price adjustment I had been recommending for the better part of Summer. I don’t know that I’ve ever done so … Continue reading Just SOLD! | Inner Mission | $825,000
Just Sold in Mission Dolores | $1,585,000
Just when you thought the market was gonna kick you when you’re down, buyers materialize out of thin air. So is the case in San Francisco. The San Francisco real estate market never ceases to amaze. As wonky as it is, it is definitely not dead. Pricing, presentation, timing, and most of all YOUR EXPECTATIONS … Continue reading Just Sold in Mission Dolores | $1,585,000
Marina District Home Sells $1,166,000 Over Asking, Market Corrects?
You read that right, a fixer listed for $3,500,000 at 3666 Baker just closed $1,166,000 over asking for a $4,666,000 sales price. That ain’t spooky Halloween sh*t either. (If you miss the 666 reference I feel for you.) Such is the life of buying and selling in San Francisco. Kinda like when you walk down … Continue reading Marina District Home Sells $1,166,000 Over Asking, Market Corrects?
Making Sense of SF’s Stupid Housing Measures
It’s an election year (as usual), and San Franciscans are voting on housing (as usual), and if you can’t make sense out of what you’re being asked to vote on then we can hardly blame you. This year’s two most hotly contested housing items have almost identical names and are in direct opposition to one … Continue reading Making Sense of SF’s Stupid Housing Measures
2458 Great Highway | Outer Sunset | Off Market Opportunity!
by Bryce Adams Turn Key 2 bed, 1 bath Condo on the Great Highway and Taraval. Both the living and dining room feature snippet views of Ocean Beach and the recently remodeled kitchen and bathroom feature quartz countertops and glass backsplashes. Hardwood and bamboo flooring throughout. A serene, low maintenance backyard is complemented with a … Continue reading 2458 Great Highway | Outer Sunset | Off Market Opportunity!
Single Family Home Prices Down 23%, Condos 25% Since Peak
Just cranked out another San Francisco Real Estate Market report and the data is beginning to show the slowdown. Is this the tip of the iceberg or will it turn? We’ll keep eyes on it for you, all you need to do is keep eyes on us. Prices tend to stagnate or decline this time … Continue reading Single Family Home Prices Down 23%, Condos 25% Since Peak
Do “Haunted” Houses Really Sell For Less?
The real estate game is full of superstitions, as befits a business where so much of your success depends on invisible market forces and the whims of buyers and sellers. When the spooky season rolled around last year, we examined the longstanding rumor that homes with sinister addresses, like the numbers 13, 666, or 44 … Continue reading Do “Haunted” Houses Really Sell For Less?
Radically Candid Real Estate Predictions – Perspective is Everything
by Bryce Adams If I knew where things were headed, I most likely wouldn’t be sitting on my computer blogging about what the market is or isn’t going to do, or maybe I would be, relishing the moment. That being said—everyone loves to speculate, but, there is significant data and factors that have framed my … Continue reading Radically Candid Real Estate Predictions – Perspective is Everything