Real Estate Q & A – Episode 8

Welcome to the latest installment of our real estate question and answer series. Every week we answer three questions from social media and the comment section. Q: Is real estate still selling during the current COVID-19 pandemic? A: Yes! In fact, we are seeing a lot of activity that is Read More

Real Estate Q & A – Episode 7

Welcome to the latest installment of our real estate question and answer series. Every week we answer three questions from social media and the comment section. Watch the video for the quick answers and read on for even more detail Q: Should I paint my home before selling? A: Maybe. Read More

Real Estate Q & A – Episode 6

Welcome to the latest installment of our real estate question and answer series. Every week we answer three questions from social media and the comment section. Watch the video for the quick answers and read on for even more detail Q: What should a seller disclose? A: In California, sellers Read More

San Francisco Real Estate Market Report – July 2020

There is a high level of uncertainty about the economy due to the ongoing COVID crisis, undecided future governmental economic support programs, and upcoming elections. In spite of this uncertainty, the San Francisco real estate market still includes numerous multiple offer situations. This is partly because there are still plenty Read More

Real Estate Q & A – Episode 5 – The HOA special!

Welcome to the latest installment of our real estate question and answer series. This week we focus on your questions about homeowners’ associations or HOAs. Every week we answer the questions that you are asking on social media and in the comments. Watch the video for the quick answers or Read More

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