Explore San Francisco, CA

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 22
You've decided that owning a San Francisco condominium is right for you, so what is the next step?Typically, one starts with the basics: price range, number of bedrooms and parking needs and area of the city that appeals the most. Once we've narrowed those parameters, it's time to consider what t...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 17
Home sales in San Francisco - a detailed look at Q1 and Q2, current inventory, and expected in Q3 and @Q4Compact San Francisco, bordered by water on 3 sides (the pale blue in the first photo) is divided into 10 real estate districts. Each district behaves differently in the market, both in price ...

By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Park North Real Estate)
Comments 1
Happy End of Summer! I hope you had a wonderful, relaxing time with friends and family.  The July statistics for the San Francisco real estate market are out and you can check them out below. As always, if there is anything I can help you or someone you know with regarding real estate, don't hesi...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 27
"The fog comes onlittle cat feet. It sits lookingover harbor and cityon silent haunchesand then moves on."......Carl Sandburg One thing synonymous with San Francisco is....fog!Fog here even has a name -- Karl the Fog -- and August is often referred to as "Fogust." Poets write about the fog, and s...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 16
Four weeks ago I previewed 3 Edwardian duplexes in San Francisco. I picked these particular three since they are located near a property for which I am preparing a comparative market analysis, and because of: the similarity in size and age to the subject property the degree of updating, and the o...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 41
Sitting at the tip of a peninsula, San Francisco is surrounded on three sides by water. At the west edge is the Pacific Ocean stretching from the Cliff House south to Fort Funston. Ocean Beach with it's miles of sandy beach is here to enjoy whether you are a surfer, a running, a dog walker or sim...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 7
We've long heard that home ownership is out of reach for many in the Bay Area, and this report about prices, affordability and monthly cost will do nothing to change that opinion. But there are steps one can take instead of giving up.Gathering data from the California Association of Realtors, Com...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 19
A couple of months ago I was working with sellers to prepare their condominium on the Great Highway in San Francisco for sale. (You can read about it here.) They offered to sell it to their tenant, and as it turned out, the tenant's friend purchased it. It was a smooth transaction, and the sale r...

By Rob Spinosa, Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Marin County
(Guaranteed Rate, Marin County, CA)
Comments 4
Top 10 Tips for Buying a Home in the San Francisco Bay Area Buying a home in the highly competitive San Francisco Bay Area real estate market is a daunting task for nearly everyone. Tales of heartache abound --- “everything goes for over asking price,” “we don’t stand a chance against all-cash of...

By Debra Donovan, San Francisco Real Estate
(Park North Real Estate)
Comments 0
 We're half way through 2019 and the San Francisco real estate market is heating up again. Median sales prices soared in June, reaching new highs. Expect the summer months to slow slightly before the market takes off again for the Fall selling season. Happy Summer! Median Sales Price:After a pret...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 26
National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 21, 2019Summer in San Francisco, where the fog is our natural air conditioner. It rolls in most afternoons, and slides out beyond the Golden Gate mid-morning, leaving cool, sunny days for us to enjoy walking, running, working, playing. While some neighborhoo...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 22
Did you know? Nearly every San Franciscan lives within a 10-minute walk to a park, per a study by The Trust for Public Land. They go on to report: 100% of the population served by city parks ("served" = within a 10-minute walk) 19.6% of the city is covered by park land 1.3 acres is the median par...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 45
As the colorful month of June draws to a close, what could be more appropriate than to focus on all the rainbow colors seen around The City.We see the rainbow hues in shop windows, like the shoes store in the Fillmore District, on the wall at Batch! (where Russian Hill meets Nob Hill) and in mosa...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 19
Celebrate the Japanese cultural heritage of Japantown at the Japan Day Festival. Experience an afternoon of Japanese cultural arts and music (drums, harp, dance, poetry, calligraphy, origami and more) in both outdoor and indoor venues. Outdoors, on the Peace Plaza stage near the pagoda enjoy musi...

By Jeffrey Ditri, New York City Residential Rental Specialist
(JAD Realty Group, LLC.)
Comments 0
Billionaire Jack Dorsey, 42, has paid $21M for a Sea Cliff house next to one he bought in 2012 for $10M         The chief executive officer of Twitter is doubling down on an exclusive clifftop neighborhood in San Francisco.   Billionaire Jack Dorsey, who co-founded Twitter and Square, a credit ca...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 34
While exploring San Francisco, especially on foot, one has the opportunity to really focus on small things, like the color red. Once you start to focus, you see red everywhere.Sometimes it's hard to miss, like the red dress of the White Crane Troop of musicians welcoming in Chinese New Year, or t...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 30
As some of you know I love walking throughout the neighborhoods of San Francisco. When on foot, walking between property showings or previews, to appointments or on errands, I have the luxury of a few minutes of time to enjoy some of the sights along the way.Today I am focusing on the color purpl...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 29
Exploring San Francisco, it's hard not to spot accents of orange. You'll find orange in the natural world; in a sunset at Ocean Beach, above, or in gardens throughout the city, like the poppies at Fort Mason Community Garden and the other flowers brightening Holly Hill Park on a cloudy day.Orange...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
Comments 41
As I walk around San Francisco this spring, I've been more aware of all the colors I see in the neighborhoods more than many other times. I've shared some yellow photos, then pink and green.When the skies cleared on Wednesday and Thursday, I was struck by BLUE - brilliant blue, soft blue, navy bl...

By Rob Spinosa, Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Marin County
(Guaranteed Rate, Marin County, CA)
Comments 3
The Lenders, The Dreamers and Me Immigration, as a topic, has been in the news a lot lately. Without weighing in politically, at least overtly, this is a matter close to my heart as it's not hard for me to forget that my grandparents fit the classic Ellis Island mold that shaped the lives of coun...

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