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  • 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. ...

  • $1 Billion Warriors’ Center Featuring Popular Local Restaurants

    Warriors’ balletic basketball and award-winning local SF food go together like passes from Draymond Green to Steph Curry. A perfect 3 pointer. With the Golden State Warriors’ Chase Center dribblin...

  • LIRA: Low Interest Rates Addiction LIRA: Low Interest Rates Addiction

    Have we been suffering/benefiting from Low Interest Rates Addiction – or “LIRA” – for too long? This week, the US Equity Markets dropped notably, with the DOW down 832 points (...

  • San Francisco Early Autumn Market Report

    Due mostly to seasonal issues, median sales prices typically drop in Q3 from Q2 peaks, and did so this year as well. The median SF house price was up 15% and the median condo price was up 4% from Q3 ...

  • Iconic San Francisco Ferry Building Has Proud New Owners

    Must feel pretty good to be able to outright buy one of San Francisco’s most beloved landmarks, the SF Ferry Building, with its iconic Port of San Francisco signage, and wedding cake clock tower. Th...

  • The Multi-Unit Residential Property Markets of San Francisco, Alameda & Marin Counties

    The big political issue facing the market is CA Prop 10, which, if passed in November, repeals the limits on local rent control laws enacted in the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act. This would almost...

  • CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update

    The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index does not evaluate median sales price changes, but employs its own proprietary algorithm to measure home price appreciation over time. Since its in...

  • Rain Could Be Finally Coming to Very Dry San Francisco

    A welcome prediction from the National Weather Service is for the possibility of rain in San Francisco in these last days of September and first days of October. The city hasn’t seen rain in since t...

  • A Brief Primer on San Franisco Real Estate

    This week when I was managing the front gate for our listing on Polk Street, I noticed the three buildings across the street represented three very different kinds of housing styles. So I made a quick...

  • The Fed is Expected to Raise Interest Rates Today

    DID YOU KNOW? The Fed is expected to raise interest rates by a quarter point today and indicate it plans to keep hiking them in what many expect to be a hawkish message for markets. Wall Street econom...

  • SF’s Cool Urban Park On Top of New Transit Center Hot Real Estate

    San Francisco has got a new urban park – 5.4 acres of trees, shrubs, flowers, grass, walkways and waterways on top of a roof five stories up. That’s a pretty big and a very cool rooftop sitting pr...

  • SF’s Financial District Home to First Women-Only Coworking Space

    Last month I wrote about the hot competition among coworking space companies in San Francisco, and their pitch battle of amenities offered to attract in clients. Coming up in October in the Financial ...

  • San Francisco September Newsletter

    September is typically the single month with the highest number of new listings coming on market in San Francisco, a big spike in inventory which fuels the relatively short autumn selling season. Ver...

  • Just Listed: 1013 Cabrillo Street

    Set near the edge of the world’s greatest urban park, this is the home where you’ll dig for treasure in the back yard, test Grandma’s secret recipes in the sunlit kitchen, and build small but pe...

  • $3,000 Gets You What in SF Rentals Right Now, This Week?

    Three thousand dollars a month for apartment rent is certainly not cheap in any city, but in SF it’s only going to go so far. However, surprisingly (depending on your neighborhood, of course), it ca...

  • Coworking Spaces in San Francisco Competing With Big Amenities

    San Francisco’s coworking scene is undergoing a makeover as competition heats up between companies vying for the coworking market. Coworking is when workers from different companies work independent...

  • Making Laundry Sexy Again

    How Laundry Rooms soothe and restore It was the first room to the right just inside the front door. She walked in and twirled around like Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music. Visions of fitted sheets ...

  • SFRealEstateBuzz Makes Some News

    Our most recent sale, referenced above was a modest bungalow in the Outer Sunset. It went for a lot more than asking because it was in a highly sought after neighborhood with a heavy beach vibe, had a...

  • Robots Working in Restaurants in the Bay Area

    Robots are part of the SF Bay Area food scene. Not the foodie scene. But definitely the food scene. Check out a scene on Telegraph Ave in Berkeley recently where a DoorDash robot at two feet tall was ...

  • Four Charts About San Francisco Luxury Home Sales

    The second quarter of 2018 saw the highest quarterly number of SF homes selling for $2 million and above –  probably because quality family homes in good neighborhoods easily sell in the $2-2.5...