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By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 8
Today is a work day -- signing a listing and getting things moving for a seller -- but yesterday was art day!The newly rebuilt and expanded SFMOMA lived up to the hype and didn't disappoint. From 10:00AM (suggestion: arrive at opening - no crowds for the first hour) until 1:00ish, we were enthral...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 26
I love where I live!Five years ago my husband and I were ready for a life change. We left the nearby Peninsula town where I lived for 40 years and moved to San Francisco. This wasn't a hasty decision, and we gave a lot of thought to where in San Francisco is the right spot for us.Each neighborhoo...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 27
Summer Meet Ups are on tap and Rachael Kendall and I are hosting one in San Francisco. After lunch and networking, we can try our hand at geocaching! When: Wednesday August 3, 2016Where: The Beach Chalet, The Great Highway, San Francisco (see map, below)Time: 11:30 - 1:30 The Beach Chalet is the ...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 12
There is a wide variety of housing types in San Francisco, and with space at a premium and prices high, it's not surprising that condominiums make up a large part of the housing in the areas closest to downtown. I've often written about some different options, like these 3 in the Middle Polk neig...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 15
It is no secret that San Francisco is the most expensive place in the country in which to live. If we can, those of us here are willing to pay that price to enjoy all the area has to offer.Rents are sky high. Per Zumper in their January report, the median price of a two-bedroom rental in San Fran...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 16
Many times a week I walk past this this light, one of several along the wall at the garage entrance (a garage for 17 cars I'm told) of one of Pacific Heights mansions.It makes me think about a little book called 14,000 Things to Be Happy About that was in my B&B room last week. This light makes m...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 13
The Exploratorium is San Francisco's hands-on science museum. The first of its kind in the country, it has been wowing residents and visitors alike since 1969.The expanded location at Pier 15 along the Embarcadero allows for more displays than ever, including the visiting exhibition of Theo Janse...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 13
That's right, Flower Piano has returned to the San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park for the second year. For 12 days only, July 7 through 18, 2016 the Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park is hosting Flower Piano. Visitors can seek out 12 pianos tucked away in various spots in the ga...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 10
'We are updating our wait list records and would like you to confirm that you are still interested in a garden at Fort Mason Community Garden.' "Yes, indeed I am. I check my wait list status and saw Sunday that I'm number 22. Getting closer!'"Thank you, and the good news as of today you are #14 o...
By Sean A. Beattie, Professional approach with positive results!!!
(RE REALTY EXPERTS)
Comments 3
This 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home has been completely remodeled in 2016 with permits & shows like a model. Features: new electrical, new plumbing, new high efficiency heating system, remodeled kitchen with stainless steal appliances, remodeled bathrooms, new engineered hardwood floors, dual pane ...
By Sean A. Beattie, Professional approach with positive results!!!
(RE REALTY EXPERTS)
Comments 0
This 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home has been completely remodeled in 2016 "with permits" & shows like a model. Features: new electrical, new plumbing, new high efficiency heating system, remodeled kitchen with stainless steal appliances, remodeled bathrooms, new engineered hardwood floors, dual pan...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 14
Last week I wrote a post about 3 condos for sale just off Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco, near Franklin. I showed examples of different price ranges, different style, and different sizes, all within 3 blocks of each other.This week I have 3 more for you, on the other side of the Avenue, between...
Located in the geographic center of San Francisco, Twin Peaks has some of the best views in the City. Every year millions flock to the Twin Peaks lookout, the second highest point in San Francisco offering sweeping views of San Francisco, the Bay Area and the Pacific Ocean. Twin Peaks is a promin...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 15
 So, you're ready to buy your San Francisco condo and begin living your San Francisco Dream.You have picked the neighborhood that appeals. Now it's time to drill down on the type of condo that most appeals - the size, the price, the style, the amenities.If you've chosen the north Van Ness corrido...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 17
This evening, while my husband fixed a simple dinner for us to enjoy while listening to the Warriors game (no TV at our place) I took a short walk to reach my daily goal of 10,000 steps. I couldn't help but stop and enjoy this large Jacaranda tree in full bloom. (The house isn't bad either!) I tr...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 18
Physically, San Francisco is a small city, roughly 49 square miles in size, with over 864,000 residents packed into its confines. The density, steep hills, heavily trafficked streets and numerous high rise buildings create challenges for many, including the San Francisco Fire Department. In addit...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 16
If you have read many of my posts, you know how much I enjoy living and walking in San Francisco. The urban lifestyle, complete with doing my errand running and most of my shopping on foot is delightful.However, it happened again yesterday....twice in fact, within a matter of blocks from my home,...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 29
Debbie Laity has asked us to show our home for the summer.I've been reading about temperatures in the southwest over 100 degrees; seen gorgeous flower blooms and green, green lawns. I've enjoyed them all.Here are a few pictures of San Francisco in the summer, which I hope convey a bit of what sum...
By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 7
For all those yogis out there, fret not as you could still get your yoga on in-between flights! This may not be the case for all airports, yet when flying to SFO (San Francisco International airport) they have dedicated two rooms for yoga in terminal 2 and 3. The facility is free of charge and op...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 23
Yesterday I met a friend, a real estate colleague from across the bay in Oakland. It was our day for a City walk, which we attempt to schedule quarterly. We share how our markets are doing, what new things we've learned, what challenges we face. While we talk, we walk.These pictures were taken as...

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