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?
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SF Condos Are Taking Longer To Sell. Does It Matter?
We keep hearing that SF condos are in decline. It’s a plausible idea; as we’ve noted already, condos are virtually all the city has built these last ten years, and they’ve proven fairly sensitive to market ups and downs in the past. That said, anecdotes and speculation don’t punch the clock, so let’s see what … Continue reading SF Condos Are Taking Longer To Sell. Does It Matter?
No, SF Home Prices Did Not Really Skyrocket 20 Percent
The headlines at some other outlets last week (ostensibly based on some Zillow numbers) had it that home prices in SF are up 20 percent just since January. We’ll admit, that does sound dramatic; problem is, it’s just not true, although the actual statistic is kind of within that ballpark. We’ll just look at the … Continue reading No, SF Home Prices Did Not Really Skyrocket 20 Percent
Maximum Overbid: Top Sellers Close After Two Weeks Or Less
Even when we’re talking about overbids, money isn’t everything. After all, the most valuable commodity of all is time. Case in point, this week’s top overbid, a three bed, one bath circa 1943 house at 1735 39th Avenue, which listed for just under $1.1 million and closed this week for $1.6, more than 46 percent … Continue reading Maximum Overbid: Top Sellers Close After Two Weeks Or Less
San Francisco Real Estate Market Report January 2021
What better way to spend a rainy Sunday than reading our latest and great San Francisco Real Estate market report. Click the link or the image to see the full report. January Housing Market Updates for San Francisco The median single-family home and condo prices fell month-over-month, which is typical for the winter season. Year-over-year, … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Report January 2021
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
Buy And Sell San Francisco Real Estate Like A Pro
In this market update, we’ll help you make informed buying and selling decisions and will offer you some important guidelines for understanding home prices. We realize that buyers and sellers may feel like they’re simply guessing when it comes to determining a fair price for residential real estate, and sometimes in San Francisco that’s really … Continue reading Buy And Sell San Francisco Real Estate Like A Pro
theFrontSteps SF Real Estate Report June/July 2019
It’s a crazy place we live…San Francisco. Our winter weather that appears every summer aside, the market also beats to its own drum opposite what the rest of the country experiences. Lucky for you, we’ve been breaking it down for darn near (or more than) a decade. Check out our latest Real Estate Report for … Continue reading theFrontSteps SF Real Estate Report June/July 2019
You Win Some (326 Capp), You Lose Some (3825 19th), And We Have Something For You
Just when I get quoted in the Chronicle saying the market is “Totally Random” this happens… Well, technically the “totally random” quote came partly because of my experience getting a buyer in contract 4 weeks ago on this amazing home at 326 Capp (by way of beating out 7 other offers). We finally closed that … Continue reading You Win Some (326 Capp), You Lose Some (3825 19th), And We Have Something For You
Maximum Overbid of the Month Hits $625,000 Over Asking
Just when you thought things were cooling…this: Located at 131 Castro Street in the desirable Duboce Triangle, this full-floor condominium fetched a final sale price 62.81% over its original asking price of $995,000. It ultimately sold for $1,620,000. Fabulous features like newly refinished hardwood floors, spacious rooms, high ceilings, a woodburning fireplace, amazing storage, wrap-around … Continue reading Maximum Overbid of the Month Hits $625,000 Over Asking
Is Now A Good Time To Buy In San Francisco? Five Reasons Why The Answer Is YES
…as a follow up to my Market post yesterday, and to answer the age-old question everyone asks, “Is it a good time to buy?”, take it from the head honcho of Keller Williams in San Francisco, and me…the answer is a solid yes. His thoughts are my thoughts exactly, but since he states it so … Continue reading Is Now A Good Time To Buy In San Francisco? Five Reasons Why The Answer Is YES
San Francisco Real Estate Market Update | March 2018
As of the end of February, there were fewer total home, condo and loft sales in the first two months of 2018 than in any of the previous ten years (Think about that for a second…). And while it’s impossible to say exactly what is causing the low number of sales, it is possible that … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Update | March 2018
¡Que Rico! | $681,000 Over Asking For A Tear Down | ¿Qué?
The Friday before Labor Day weekend…Many call it the end of Summer, but here in San Francisco it’s safe to say it’s the beginning. Our temperatures finally heat up from the Bay Shore to the Pacific Ocean. The sun is lower on the horizon, shadows are longer, Fall fashion ads are everywhere, and local restaurants … Continue reading ¡Que Rico! | $681,000 Over Asking For A Tear Down | ¿Qué?
Global Warming Could Fuel (Future) San Francisco Real Estate Market
Coming off the heels of possibly the warmest day in San Francisco for the entire month of August, and actually seeing the sun at the coast (I think we broke 70 yesterday), it got me thinking about this recent New York Times article, “Think It’s Hot Now? Just Wait“. Apparently, “July wasn’t just hot — … Continue reading Global Warming Could Fuel (Future) San Francisco Real Estate Market
A Perfect Match, TeedHaze & The Goods…Where Are You?
As much as this blog is all about real estate, it’s also all about me (Alex) and what I do to not only help my clients, but also my colleagues. For many years I’ve been dabbling in little ventures here and there to help my colleagues do more deals, and give their clients valuable real … Continue reading A Perfect Match, TeedHaze & The Goods…Where Are You?
When A Tear Down Sells For $2,350,000
To say the market isn’t moving along at blistering speed would be an understatement. Thus, my lack of blogging. I have updated all of the listing data we provide at The Goods, such as Top 20 Underbids, Top 20 Overbids, New Listings, SOLD Property (nobody else provides this so easily for your pleasure), and more. … Continue reading When A Tear Down Sells For $2,350,000