Just SOLD! 21 offers Thanksgiving week!! S.S.F. 3br/2ba home

Welcome to your new home! This well maintained, fully detached home has everything you'd ever need including updated bathrooms & kitchen, spacious master bedroom suite, a large 11,000 square foot lot with unlimited potential & generous parking for 5-6 cars (2-3 cars in the garage & 2-3 … [Read more...]

Just SOLD! Central San Mateo duplex

What an incredible opportunity! Live in a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home & generate rental unit via a 2 bedroom, 1 bath rental currently rented at $1550/month. With a high walkscore of 74 you have access to the very best restaurants, grocery stores, cafes & exercise studios available in San … [Read more...]

SOLD! Zen like, move in ready San Mateo condo

Zen like move in ready 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo with private atrium patio in fantastic San Mateo location. Newer dual paned windows, sliding doors, stainless steel appliances & crown molding. Easy access to Highways 92/101/280, Silicon Valley, SFO, the coast & San Francisco. HOA … [Read more...]

Exciting new developments coming to Upper Market St. in S.F. including condos, a Whole Foods & rentals

Curious about these projects?  Please get in touch.   Thank you Zephyr for creating this map!   Posted by: Cheryl Bower, Realtor CRS, GRI, ABR, ePro Certified Residential Specialist, Graduate Realtor Institute, Accredited Buyer’s Rep Cell/Text: … [Read more...]

SOLD-Pacific Heights view condo, represented buyer

Posted by: Cheryl Bower, Realtor CRS, GRI, ABR, ePro Cell/Text: 415-999-3450 cheryl@cbower.com DRE #: 01505551 Zephyr Real Estate Top Producer, thanks to great clients like you! Helping buyer & sellers in San Mateo & San Francisco County & beyond San Francisco San … [Read more...]

How to get your offer to stand out especially in a multiple offer environment: include a buyer intro letter to the seller

This is a great article on the buyer intro letter (source WSJ). For some reason San Francisco has been left off the list.    As of November 2012 inventory was down by 38% from 2011 & months of inventory was ~0.9-1.2 months (depending on price point; a balanced market is considered 6 mos of … [Read more...]

San Francisco real estate market update: rents & sale prices continue to increase

  Will there be more housing inventory in 2013? I sure hope so.   2012 has been a year of consistent multiple offers & buyer competition for most properties.  Incredibly high rents are pushing more buyers into the purchase market creating further competition.   I'm looking forward … [Read more...]

Photoelectric not ionization smoke detectors save lives

  One of my favorite home inspectors (frequently booked up in advance) has a life mission of saving lives by spreading the word that photoelectric not ionization smoke alarms are much more effective at saving lives.  Take a moment this weekend to check which type of alarms you have in your … [Read more...]

SOLD-Menlo Park eco-friendly home, represented buyers (multiple offers)

Posted by: Cheryl Bower, Realtor CRS, GRI, ABR, ePro Cell/Text: 415-999-3450 cheryl@cbower.com DRE #: 01505551 Zephyr Real Estate Top Producer, thanks to great clients like you!  Helping buyer & sellers in San Mateo & San Francisco County & beyond San Francisco San … [Read more...]

Sold-Richmond district home, multiple offers-represented buyer

Sold-Richmond district home, multiple offers-represented buyer                           Posted by: Cheryl Bower, Realtor CRS, GRI, ABR, ePro Cell/Text: … [Read more...]

Dog friendly Glen Park 1br flat for rent inc. utilities –$2150/mo

  Dog friendly Glen Park 1br flat for rent inc. utilities --$2150/mo   MORE PICS: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cherylbower/sets/72157631893314106/ For fastest response time, inquiries by EMAIL are preferred. Due to my schedule there will be limited showings; please do your best to … [Read more...]

SOMA Loft, S.F., CA-SOLD-represented buyer

SOMA Loft, S.F., CA-SOLD- represented buyer     Soma Loft, S.F., CA   Curious about what it takes to get in to our competitive market?  Please get in touch.   Posted by: Cheryl Bower, Realtor CRS, GRI, ABR, ePro Cell/Text: … [Read more...]

Sunnyside, S.F., CA home-SOLD: helped first time buyer

Sunnyside, S.F., CA home-SOLD: helped first time buyer After searching for a perfect little house in S.F. the perfect match finally came up.  My client is now out of a bad rental situation & enjoying every minute of transforming her new space. Know anyone in her situation?  I'd love to help. … [Read more...]

Zephyr Real Estate’s Fall Market Update for San Francisco, CA

  Zephyr Real Estate's Fall Market Update for San Francisco, CA   Over the last twelve months the median sale price of residential properties in San Francisco has risen by 19 percent (not a news flash), and that could be seen as an indicator of even greater increases. Except that over the … [Read more...]

Dogpatch, S.F., CA loft: Sold with multiple offers-represented first time buyer

Excited for my client who got her dream home! Please get in touch if you'd like to find out how I help my buyers win in multiple offer situations.  This client also beat out a higher, all cash offer!       Posted by: Cheryl Bower, Realtor CRS, GRI, ABR, … [Read more...]

Sunnyside, S.F., CA REO/bank owned home-SOLD multiple offers – helped first time buyers

Sunnyside, S.F., CA REO/bank owned home-SOLD- helped first time buyers … [Read more...]

Wrongful Eviction Insurance: Rental property owners, are you covered?

.. Wrongful Eviction Insurance: Are you Covered? Litigation costs a lot. Even an owner, who is wrongly sued by a tenant but wins in court, can lose tens of thousands of dollars in the process, especially if there is inadequate insurance coverage. A fire policy, does not offer … [Read more...]

Eminent domain/property impacts likely if San Mateo shuts down Poplar Ave. freeway ramps & moves them to Peninsula Ave. via Option 15. Please attend 9/4 meeting

 Eminent domain/property impacts likely if San Mateo shuts down Poplar Ave. freeway ramps & moves them to Peninsula Ave. Hi Burlingame & San Mateo neighbors, an update that the City of San Mateo is holding a  study session Tuesday 9/4  at 5:15pm to further discuss Project Option 15 … [Read more...]

Have We Reached the Bottom Yet? August 2012 San Francisco Real Estate Market Snapshot

August 2012 San Francisco Real Estate Market Snapshot  Have We Reached the Bottom Yet? by Randall Kostick, Chief Operating Officer, Zephyr Real Estate   How do you know if the real estate market is on a consistent upward trajectory? There would be no need for economists (or palm … [Read more...]

Pinterest relocates from Palo Alto to 60,000sq ft space in SOMA, San Francisco!

Pinterest relocates from Palo Alto to 60,000sq ft space in SOMA, San Francisco! How exciting, another cool company is coming to S.F.!  If you haven't discovered Pinterest yet, one can easily spend hours pinning away.  I'm so hooked on Pinterest.  It's the perfect platform for saving links … [Read more...]

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