Priced out of the San Francisco Bay Area housing market? Check out these creative housing options.

Coit Tower, S.F., CA   While the rest of the world is amazed or simply amused by the surging prices for housing we have in the Bay Area, one couple has documented it and one google employee has found a creative way to thrive.  Is his plan part of a bigger movement?  What can a middle … [Read more...]

SOLD- Mid-Century home, Miraloma Park, S.F. – Multiple offers, represented buyers

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 sellers & buyers in San Francisco, San Mateo County & beyond San Francisco San … [Read more...]

SOLD! Woodlake condo, San Mateo, CA-represented buyer

Fantastic condo community, close in to downtown Burlingame, San Mateo & Caltrain. Please get in touch to learn more about our great peninsula communities which are within easy access to Silicone Valley & San Francisco.     … [Read more...]

S.F./San Mateo County listing agent: South Beach Condo –SOLD

Property website with video, photos & interactive floorplan:  http://www.southbeachcondosf.com/   Brochure Proof_301Bryant Welcome home!  This elegant condo with high end finishes has everything one could want in city living including a gourmet kitchen, open kitchen/living/dining … [Read more...]

SOLD over list price: Amazing panoramic city views condo! Daly City, CA

  Property website with video, photos & interactive floor plan:  www.850PointePacific.com Brochure 850PointePacific6 Amazing panoramic city views condo! Be prepared to fall in love with this serene, 2+ bedroom, 2 bath city view condo! This gated community sits on the … [Read more...]

Russian Hill Condo: Sold! 120K over list price with 7 offers

  Welcome home! This light filled, ground floor corner unit is located in the exciting, upscale Russian Hill location. Two walls of windows throw abundant light on pristine white walls perfect for your art collection. Features include a flexible floor plan, high ceilings, generous closet … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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