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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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San Francisco County Market Update July 2019   Here is the California Association of Realtors' research information on housing trends and market conditions in San Francisco County as of July 2019.   Do you find yourself asking whether you should buy or sell a property this year? Let me discuss ho...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
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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 Rob Spinosa, Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Marin County
(Guaranteed Rate, Marin County, CA)
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Do You Need a New Appraisal When You Refinance? It's September of 2019 and interest rates are again approaching historic lows.  This means that many homeowners are considering a refinance --- and for good reasons.  If there is a hurdle for some, it's the cost and risk of getting an appraisal on t...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
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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)
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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)
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What, one might ask, is Pianfrancisco? The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, in conjunction with PianFrancisco, Art in the Parks will be putting pianos in one of San Francisco's oldest and most iconic buildings, Fort Point. Fort Point, nestled underneath the Golden Gate Bridge at the south ...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
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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)
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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 Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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San Francisco County Market Update June 2019 Here is the California Association of Realtors' research information on housing trends and market conditions in San Francisco County as of June 2019.   If you have any questions about this report, please call or text Elisa Uribe at 510-919-5741 or e.ur...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
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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)
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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)
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 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)
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Getting to know The Presidio in San Francisco is a year-round treat, but never more so than in summer. My top 5 summertime activities here include: Learn some of the history. The Officer's club, open free of charge 6 days a week (closed Monday) has a wonderful small museum offering a glimpse of n...

By Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality
(Compass)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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.)
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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...

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