Real Estate Q & A – Episode 2

Hello everyone, Welcome to our Q & A – Episode 2, here are today’s questions: Q: How important is square footage when deciding how much a home is worth? A: Square footage is only one datapoint in a larger set of features that should be considered. Square footage does not detail Read More

Real Estate Q & A – Episode 1

We realize that you may have questions about San Francisco and Bay Area real estate. Our goal is to answer all of those questions! Here are answers the hottest questions asked on our social media channels and website. Q: What makes a strong purchase offer? A: As you may expect, selling Read More

About the Proposed Rental Affordability Act

The proposed Rental Affordability Act is scheduled for the November 2020 ballot. A statewide measure, the act would expand local governments’ authority to enact rent control on residential property. ** All present and future property owners should be concerned about this thinly veiled attack on property rights. The measure claims Read More

San Francisco Real Estate Market Report – February 2020

San Francisco had only 93 single-family homes sales in January – the fewest for any month in the past 10 years. Median sales prices were also down for both single-family homes and condo/loft/TICs, but still posted solid year-on-year appreciation gains – 5.2% and 2.8%, respectively. Inventory remains very low at Read More

San Francisco Real Estate Market Report – January 2020

In the past decade, San Francisco’s median single-family home sales prices recovered from a devastating decline in the financial and housing crisis to rise 130% – from $688,000 to $1,577.500. Condo/loft/TIC sold prices rose 94%, from $645,000 to $1,250,000. These rises compare to the median household income increase over the Read More

Marin Real Estate Market Report – December 2019

The median sale price for single-family homes and condos/townhomes continues to fluctuate. In spite of the volatility, prices are still up compared with last year. It’s important to keep in mind that while the prices are up from last year, the market in Southern/Central Marin is behaving quite differently. The Read More

Napa Real Estate Market Report – December 2019

The median sale price for single-family homes and condos/townhomes continues to fluctuate. In spite of the volatility, prices are still up compared with last year. It’s important to keep in mind that while the prices are up from last year, the market in Napa is behaving quite differently. The psychology Read More

San Francisco Real Estate Market Report – December 2019

The median sale price for single-family homes and condo/loft/TICs continues to fluctuate. In spite of the volatility, prices are still up compared with last year. It’s important to keep in mind that while the prices are up from last year, the market in San Francisco is behaving quite differently. The Read More

Napa Real Estate Market Report – November 2019

October single-family sold prices rose slightly from September and are up a healthy 6.3% year-on-year. Condo/townhome prices are down 1.2%. The number of sold transactions for the year is down 5.9% for single-family homes while the number of new home listings is virtually unchanged at -0.3%. There have been 18% Read More

Marin Real Estate Market Report – November 2019

October sold prices were higher than they have been in four months but are down 2.4% from a year ago. Condo/townhome prices are down a bit more, 5.7%. The number of sold transactions for the year is down 6.4% for single-family homes and 4.2% for condo/townhomes, while the number of Read More

San Francisco Real Estate Market Report – November 2019

October sold prices reversed a three-month downward trend and are now at an appreciation level of 3.5%, approximately equal to the average annual national appreciation for the past fifty years. For the third straight month, San Francisco’s median sold price for condo/loft/TIC’s hit another new high: $1,310,000. This represents an Read More