Bay Area Median House Prices

This map gives a very general idea of comparative home values around the Bay Area. Remember that median prices will often disguise enormous variety in the underlying individual home sales. If you are looking to purchase or sell in the Bay Area let me know, I work with some amazing agents throughout the region.



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18 Mar 2015
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Another Feverish Spring Market?

San Francisco Real Estate: Here We Go Again? Preliminary Indications Signal another Feverish Spring Market Preliminary statistics and, even more so, indications on the ground in the current hurly burly of deal-making are sending strong signals of another very competitive real estate market in San Francisco as we approach spring. If it continues to develop..



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17 Mar 2015
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There Are No Properties to Buy! (Oh Really?)

One of the biggest frustrations I hear from clients is that there’s nothing to buy. We certainly are in a market where properties tend to sell almost immediately as they hit the market. In this highly competitive market, it’s worth taking a look at those properties that somehow didn’t get snapped up right away. Once..



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04 Mar 2015
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Loan Pre-Approval Process – How to be Prepared

My cousin in Naples, Italy recently asked me how the housing market was in the Bay Area.  I didn’t know where to begin and whether I wanted to reveal to her such a foreign anxious world that I lived in.  I decided to avoid the question entirely and just take in the peaceful stories of..



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For Sale: 1369 – 1371 Sanchez st.

Check out my latest listing. Vacant two-unit building in the heart of Noe Valley. The same family has owned this property for over 70 years! This building has a lot of deferred maintenance and is perfect for a buyer who wants a significant project in Noe Valley. High ceilings in most of the garage area..



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27 Feb 2015
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2015 San Francisco Events Calendar

There’s never a dull moment in San Francisco. Hope you enjoy this list of 2015’s fun-filled fairs, festivals and events all around the city.



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12 Feb 2015
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The Next Hot Neighborhood Is in SF!

Recently there was discussion of a article on Redfin about the next hot San Francisco neighborhood is not within city limits at all, but rather in Daly City. Needless to say, this was designed to grab headlines–and it did. Yes, San Francisco can be expensive, but there are pockets that you can still purchase a home relatively affordably. No,..



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Cash Out Refi: Should I Do It?

The housing market is booming, and when this happens you can often find yourself with a lot of equity in your home. Rates have moved so low in the last 6 months, and values have experienced a significant increase, so homeowners are truly thinking about diversifying their real estate investments.  Over the last few months,..



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09 Feb 2015
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Population vs New Housing

After reading our recent reports on new development and factors behind the market, one of our clients suggested graphing out the quantity of new housing built in the city over time. Based on census figures, the resulting (very approximate) chart illustrates the decline in new-home construction in the 1980’s and 1990’s, which helped exacerbate our current housing crunch…



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06 Feb 2015
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