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...]

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...]

Rented: $4500/mo 2br/2ba pet friendly, thoughtfully renovated single family home in fabulous Golden Gate Heights, S.F., CA

For Rent: $4500/mo 2br/2ba pet friendly, thoughtfully renovated single family home in fabulous Golden Gate Heights, S.F., CA   Top floor features:   *Spacious bedroom *Living room with custom paint finishes/molding & decorative fireplace *Formal dining room/media room … [Read more...]

Rented: 1br Glen Park/Sunnyside Pet Friendly rental w/ garage-$2000/mo

For Rent:  1br Glen Park/Sunnyside Pet Friendly rental w/ garage-$2000/mo         Bright, spacious dog/cat friendly flat $2,000 | Monterey Blvd. x Congo  SF, … [Read more...]

Sunset District. S.F. real estate market trends: Inventory is low, buyer demand is high, median price is up

Sunset District, S.F. real estate market trends: Inventory is low, buyer demand is high, median price is up       Full report:Sunset district real estate market trends_May_31_2012_09_31       Posted by: Cheryl Bower, Realtor CRS, GRI, … [Read more...]

Bernal Heights, S.F. Fixer, SOLD with multiple offers: Represented first time buyer

Bernal Heights, S.F. Fixer-SOLD-Represented buyer   Posted by: Cheryl Bower, Realtor CRS, GRI, ABR, ePro Cell/Text: 415.999.3450 cheryl@cbower.com DRE #: 01505551 Zephyr Real Estate San Francisco San Mateo Bay Area listing agent & buyers agent Join Me … [Read more...]

Market Update: San Francisco Home Sales Continue Toward Recovery

San Francisco Home Sales Continue Toward Recovery     Curious about how our San Francisco market is doing?    The latest city wide market update is below as provided by the S.F. Association of Realtors.  Twelve weeks of Zephyr Real Estate sales data is below as well.  Our … [Read more...]

Market dynamics district 4, S.F. CA

Market dynamics district 4, S.F. CA   Full pdf report to download; district 4 S.F. A balanced market is considered 6 months of inventory. Less then 6 months = seller's market more than 6 months = buyer's market As of April 2011 there was 1.6 months of inventory   … [Read more...]

San Francisco: Portola district home market sales activity

San Francisco: Portola district home market sales activity     The full report for Portola district single family home sales 2010/2011 comparison can be downloaded at the link below. A few highlights include that inventory has come down quite a bit from 2010 to 3.8 months … [Read more...]

FHA Loans: Opening Your Doorway to Homeownership in the S.F. Bay Area

During the Great Depression, the federal government sought to create a stable platform for economic growth, and that platform was homeownership. Through bolstering the rate of homeownership, the feds felt citizens would be in a better position to give back to the economy. With that in mind, in … [Read more...]

Home Supplies Plummet, Home Sales Surge Putting Pressure On Prices To Rise

Image: Damian Brandon / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Existing Home Sales surged 12 percent last month, closing 2010’s housing market with strength. An “existing home” is a home that cannot be categorized as new construction; a resale. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, … [Read more...]

Latest Issue of Zephyr Real Estate S.F. Market Tracker

Real Estate Update for San Francisco Homebuyers and Sellers courtesy of: Cheryl Bower DRE# 01505551 415.999.3450 cheryl@cbower.com Most Recent Sales citywide in the last 21 days: ****Sign up to the right for MarketTracker Sales … [Read more...]

855 La Playa-Ocean Beach condo: SOLD

855 La Playa-Ocean Beach condo: SOLD [property_details details="1"] … [Read more...]

Rich Americans Ditch Home Ownership For Renting: how would you spend $11,000/mo?

Rich Americans Ditch Home Ownership For Renting: How would you spend $11,000/mo? The slot machine investment vehicle approach with real estate has certainly played a large role in our current economic crisis.  It's time to get back to basics as to the why of owning a home since the days of … [Read more...]

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