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  • Six “What were we thinking?” home design trends

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  • Happy Faux Fur Friday

    Animals rejoice as we celebrate Faux Fur Friday!  Now is your chance to pull out that neon leopard print fur you’ve been waiting to wear. ...

  • San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets Survey

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  • More Ways To Improve Your Credit

    Yesterday we began a discussion on improving your credit before going to get qualified for home financing. Today we’re going to continue looking at that topic to look at some more tips from MyFico...

  • How Can I Improve My Credit?

    There’s really no getting around the fact that in order to get the best deal on home financing – and often to even qualify in the first place – your credit must be in good shape. Here’s the g...

  • Happy National Mason Jar Day!

    It’s hard to imagine what food photographers, hipster coffee shops, bloggers and DIYer’s would ever do without the mason jar. You can make a dull green smoothie look like a delectable treat. Strin...

  • San Francisco Mines Gold in Michelin’s 2019 Bib Gourmand List

    Michelin’s Guide star rating carries enormous cache in the restaurant world. The precursor to the Michelin Guide stars awarded each year (coming out next week) is the Bib Gourmand List, a lesser fir...

  • Happy National Flossing Day!

    It’s National Flossing Day. And what perfect timing considering most of us spent all day yesterday chomping on turkey, stuffing, cranberries, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie....

  • Famous SF Restaurants: Ernie’s

    If you’re pining for the legendary restaurant Ernie’s, go rent Vertigo and fast forward to the part where Scotty gets his first glimpse of Madeleine. For this scene, Hitchcock recreated the restau...

  • Happy National Button Day

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  • Short & Long Term Interest Rates

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  • JUST SOLD for $3.5million: Haight Ashbury Painted Lady

    I call this landmark Haight Ashbury Victorian the “Prettiest Listing I’ve Ever Had.” Originally a grand mansion, today it’s a 4-unit building, with a lavish owner’s unit, a ...

  • Median Home Values in SF Less Than 1M Very Rare These Days

    San Francisco has 102 neighborhoods from its borders to innermost heart. And as a rather startling snapshot of just how expensive SF is for buying a home, only 15 of those neighborhoods have median ho...

  • Happy Peanut Butter Lovers Month!

    It’s good with breakfast, lunch, dessert, in smoothies and even cocktails!  To celebrate, here is a recipe for my absolute favorite peanut butter cookie, the Peanut Butter Blossom.  Enjoy! View th...

  • The San Francisco Luxury Home Market

    In these charts, various price thresholds will be used for the “luxury home” designation, depending on when the chart was first created, if different property types are being combined, or the angl...

  • How Far Does $6,500 Go In Renting in San Francisco These Days

    If you have somewhere around $6,500 in your pocket every month to doll over to the landlord for rent, then—in a variety of neighborhoods in San Francisco—this is what you’ll get for your money. ...

  • Famous SF Restaurants: Blum’s

    Located in Macy’s on Union Square 1955-1970 In the summer of 1965, 13-year old Betsy Block’s favorite thing to do each weekend was eat dessert at Blum’s (“never lunch, only dessert”) and see...

  • Happy National Deviled Egg Day!

    What would a cocktail party be without this easy little, paprika sprinkled favorite?...

  • High Altitude $20,000 A Month Condo in San Francisco

    It’s a sort of castle condo in the San Francisco sky. Measuring in at 3,750 square feet and covering two floors this condo is not only sky bound, but pretty much stratospheric in terms of rent. Try ...

  • Office Leases in San Francisco in 2018 Break the Ceiling

    Back in 2017 the record for large office leases was broken when 20 were signed and office tower space was filling up fast. It was predicted that the age of very big office leasing was finished in SF. ...