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By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Transpac Real Estate)
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 After months of hearing that interest rates were expected to rise, we are now seeing that come to fruition. Last week the 30-year fixed rate hit the highest it has been in 7 years. Rates have since fluctuated a bit (for example, on the morning of this writing they went down). Still, overall, mos...

By David Ames, San Francisco
(Zephyr Real Estate, San Francisco)
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 "California may soon become the first state in the nation to require that virtually every new home be equipped with solar panels." (source: San Francisco Chronicle)While the cost of construction in California is one of the highest in the nation, (not to mention the impact fees and City processin...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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The redwood trees at the side of our condo complex are getting large enough to attract song birds as well as hummingbirds. Today this robin perched near the top of the tree or a long while before flying off to new adventures.The view outside my 7th-floor office window makes me smile!Urban living ...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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It was a picture-perfect day a few years ago when I took a seaplane ride and we circled Pacific Heights, with Lafayette Park in the foreground.Pacific Heights is a highly desired part of town, with a wide variety of housing styles, from mega-million mansions, to charming Victorian single family h...

By David Ames, San Francisco
(Zephyr Real Estate, San Francisco)
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SAN FRANCISCO'S Market pace...Over the last four years, 85% of new listings of single-family homes have sold. This means that, if you put your single-family home on the market, you have an 85% chance of selling it (not to mention the 76% chance that its selling price will be over the asking price...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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The courtyard at the Rockwell in lower Pacific Heights, San Francisco is an oasis of tranquility. Located a mere half block off the transit-rich Van Ness corridor, the Rockwell offers wonderful shared spaces for owners to enjoy. Spaces such as a large, elegant lobby when one can relax and meet gu...

By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Transpac Real Estate)
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As the first quarter of 2018 ends, the San Francisco real estate market continues to be red hot. As you may have already seen, the median sales price for a single family home jumped to $1.6 million for the quarter. Interest rates are beginning to rise, so perhaps buyers are trying to "lock in" be...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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San Francisco City Chorus Larry Marietta, Conductor presentsWhen: Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 7:30 PM (Doors open at 7:00 PM)Where: Calvary Presbyterian Church, 2515 Fillmore Street (at Jackson), San FranciscoCost: $20 adults; $15 Seniors/College Students. Free admission to all childrenLike to s...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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San Francisco's Russian Hill is a favorite neighborhood of many. Here you'll find the Powell-Hyde cable cars climbing up, down and around; intimate dining choices; tree-lined streets, verdant staircases replacing streets in the steepest spots, and views. Oh, yes, the views -- of Coit Tower on nea...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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From time to time I take a break from Active Rain, like I've done this past month. Sure, I sign on just about every day, read a few great posts, comment on some and then--I stop.So what do I do with the time I don't spend blogging?  I might enjoy a City hike through a different San Francisco neig...

By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Transpac Real Estate)
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What's that old expression about March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb? That lion sure has been roaring!  I hope you've kept safe and dry over the past couple of weeks. I'm definitely looking forward to some warmer, dryer weather. The wet weather doesn't seem to have slowed down t...

By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Transpac Real Estate)
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January was a bit topsy turvy. The new tax laws went into effect, the stock market plunged and then mostly settled again. So far, though, none of this seems to have effected our red-hot real estate market.What remains to be seen is whether anticipated interest rates hikes might have an impact in ...

By David Ames, San Francisco
(Zephyr Real Estate, San Francisco)
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  Too Many Buyers, Too Few PropertiesA lack of inventory has been the pattern for several years now. With diminishing inventory, we also see a decline in the number of new sales, which makes sense: what is a buyer to buy?While the lack of inventory is no surprise, the percentage of homes that so...

By Abraham Valentino, Founder CEO iMetros.com & Nummus ICO
(iMetros.com Corporation)
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Financing Real Estate with Cryptocurrency & ICO Financing Real Estate with Cryptocurrency & ICO (initial coin offering)  will be the newest form of construction, mortgage and REITS financing and investment.Abraham Valentino Founder and CEO of iMetros (a real estate development, investment, and te...

By Abraham Valentino, Founder CEO iMetros.com & Nummus ICO
(iMetros.com Corporation)
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Fire and Earthquake Resistant ZNE Luxury IoT Compatible Green Homes under $600,000 in CA Fire and Earthquake Resistant ZNE Luxury Green Homes under $600,000 in CA, 1200 square feet of luxurious 2 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, two stories with 2 car garage single family homes that are totally IoT compatibl...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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As January draws to a close and thoughts turn to February, my thoughts turn to Chinese New Year and the many activities in San Francisco that celebrate the new year.February 16, 2018 ushers in The Year of the Dog. Several astrological sources believe that people born in the Year of the Dog (1922,...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Did you ever spend time at Alcatraz? I have: Confessions of a Beverly Hills Realtor Endre Barath,Jr.Honest, I have spent time at Alcatraz.  Three times to be exact! I have been in the same Cell Block where James “Whitey” Bulger stayed. Well it is not what you think…The first time Diane and I went...

By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Transpac Real Estate)
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Happy 2018!!2017 is now in the books, so here's a look back at how real estate fared last year. Not surprisingly it was all about inventory...or lack thereof. Median Sales Price:Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably already know that home sale prices increased in 2017. Single famil...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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Pacific Place, a condominium project where you can Live your San Francisco Dream.Urban living at its best! The right place to call home is as varied as each individual. One place that works for many is Pacific Place, a two-tower condominium project built in 2001. Buildings built in 2001 still off...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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We're fortunate to live in San Francisco where there are plenty of good service providers. However, finding the best of the bunch isn't always easy, so today I'd like to introduce you to Restorative Bodywork by Mila Hutchinson. While Mila is a superb massage therapist who understands and utilizes...

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