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By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced".......... Soren KierkegaardExperiencing life in San Francisco ..... welcoming in the new year at Ocean Beach along the Great Highway near the Cliff House.Are you ready to make the move to San Francisco? Let me help you find the...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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While much of the country is keeping warm indoors, we're fortunate to be able to enjoy being out and about (much to Tanner's delight as well as ours.)Playing in the bay at Crissy Field is Tanner's first choice for a great outing, and we enjoyed doing just that a couple of days ago.However, on New...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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On January 5, 1933, construction on the 3.25 million cubic feet of dirt for the structure’s huge anchorages began.  The job went to a Chicago-based engineer named Joseph Strauss, a drawbridge builder who believed he could complete the grand-scale project between $25 to $30 million. Mr. Stauss's t...

By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Transpac Real Estate)
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Condo Sales Prices Reach New High As the year winds down to a close, the real estate market tends to wind down as well. Fewer homes came on the market as is typical for this time of year, especially in the high-end luxury market. Condos saw an all-time high in median sales price, while the single...

By David Ames, San Francisco
(Zephyr Real Estate, San Francisco)
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      Market Insights | Recent Sales | Local News             Median Sales Price Avg. Days on Market # Homes Sold % List Price Received $1,497,500 26 240 116.68%   A Look at the PastPrior to November of 2015, inventory of condos and single-family homes was similar in San Francisco. For almost a ...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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Kathy Streib, in her December challenge, has asked us to share a special holiday memory, and the posts are pouring in. I've read a few of them and am blown away by how heartfelt the memories are. Next week I'll be reading more of them. I have lots of memories of Christmas, both past and present: ...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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Just like catchy blog titles or ad headlines, clever license plates are also a lot of fun.These two plates are on cars in a condo garage in San Francisco. I don't know the owner of "4TUITUS" but I like his car and think the plate is quite apt.Now, this second plate, "NO SHMPU" leaves one with no ...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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I've enjoyed writing these Thankful posts this week leading up to Thanksgiving Day; the words flow as does the thankfulness. Today I'm very aware of how much I enjoy living in San Francisco and how thankful I am for the many wonderful things here that bring joy and ease to my life.This morning wa...

By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Transpac Real Estate)
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 Single Family Home Prices Soar Again The median sales price for single family homes reached a new high again in October, climbing to almost $1.6 million. This is up about $275,000 over September, and up almost 14% compared to October of last year. Condos and lofts also spiked to $1.18 million, u...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 17
The first thing my husband and I noticed about our condo when we were looking for our San Francisco home was the view. Then all the other attributes of this complex came into play; they were right for us, but it was the view that sold us.I start most mornings sitting in the living room, coffee in...

By David Ames, San Francisco
(Zephyr Real Estate, San Francisco)
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AffordabilityThat word rings in the ears of anyone purchasing a home in San Francisco. The affordability index measures the percentage of families who can afford a median-priced, single-family home in San Francisco. Of the 6 Bay Area counties, San Francisco’s index of 12% is the lowest. Shockingl...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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Real Life People Photo Contest Miscellaneous Steve Crowe Birthday 2015by Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweHere is a great photo of my beloved husband Steve Crowe enjoying a birthday surprise at his favorite restaurant, Chiarrusco Espetus in San Francisco. I love his loving look and the c...

By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Transpac Real Estate)
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The third quarter ended with median sales prices up compared to September 2016. Both single family homes and condo/ lofts were up about 10% year-over-year. Interestingly, September had the lowest median sales price in the quarter. This is because in real estate any given month's sales are actuall...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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Join, Renew San Francisco Botanical Garden in Oct., Get 2 Months Freeby Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweEnjoy nature by becoming a member or renewing a membership at the San Francisco Botanical Garden in October and get 14 months of access for the price of 12 months.This 55-acre treasur...

By Rob Spinosa, Executive Loan Advisor, Marin Mortgage Pro
(Supreme Lending, Marin County, CA)
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Foreigners Have Been Waiting for a Loan Like This California has both a dynamic and desirable real estate market and in the recent years we've seen an influx of foreign buyers.  Despite the headlines such as, "Chinese Billionaires Snapping Up San Francisco Real Estate with All Cash Offers 150% Ov...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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One of the things that gets harder for some of us to do when you get past 65 is stand for a long time at a rock-and-roll show. It's not the hearing, like you might think, even though I see lots of people wearing ear plugs. Somehow, that seems defeatist to me. Like wearing a diaper during sex. Glo...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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Many of the blogs originally published on Active Rain by fellow agents are enlightening and informative, especially when highlighting local attractions or destinations. For example, Myrl Jeffcoat often writes about places to visit within a day trip from her home in Rancho Cordova, because she's n...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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One of the surprising differences between Los Angeles, where we are visiting next month, and San Francisco, where we often go from Sacramento a few times every year, are the restaurants. The last time I looked, there are not any 3-star Michelin restaurants in Los Angeles. There might not be any 1...

By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Transpac Real Estate)
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Hello and Happy September!Once again, August was all about inventory....or lack of it... How Low Can We Go?August saw the lowest levels so far this year in new inventory, active listings, and months supply of inventory (MSI). For buyers, one welcome statistic that also decreased was the median sa...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
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Robert Swetz is predicting a mega earthquake in California in 1 to 2 years  Robert Swetz is predicting a major earthquake for California in 1 to 2 years   Nobody likes hearing bad news but California's better start thinking more about the BIG one. Sure everyone has been talking about the Big one ...

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