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San Francisco (Bay Area) Case-Shiller Index Shows Staggering Home Price Recovery And Possible Plateau

Case-Shiller Index numbers all reflect home prices as compared to the home price of January 2000, which has been designated with a value of 100. Thus, a reading of 180 signifies home prices 80% above those of January [Read entire story]

San Francisco (Bay Area) Case-Shiller Index Shows Staggering Home Price Recovery And Possible Plateau

Case-Shiller Index numbers all reflect home prices as compared to the home price of January 2000, which has been designated with a value of 100. Thus, a reading of 180 signifies home prices 80% above those of January [Read entire story]

Make A House A Home

My clients have done great things with the house they purchased, namely making it a home. The day we closed: Thanksgiving day: #myclientsarerad My first post via iPhone…Filed under: Modern, Sold Property [Read entire story]

Thankful For Overbids

The most recent top 10 overbids in San Francisco Real Estate. Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! If you’re selling and getting out of dodge, you have much for which to be thankful. [Read entire story]

SOLD! 1471 McAllister

I am pleased to say, I just helped my clients secure this wonderful property in the Alamo Square (bordered by and often referred to as NOPA) area of San Francisco, located at 1471 McAllister. It’s a fabulous 3 [Read entire story]

Bay Area Ski Season Is Here! But Wait, Do You Need Tahoe?

The entire Bay Area is teeming with ski fever. More ski racks are showing up on cars, fleece and Gore-tex wear is on the rise, and non-stop chatter about ski leases is everywhere. But wait! Perhaps you should think [Read entire story]

Under Construction

Welcome to the new look of theFrontSteps.  Please excuse the dust while we reconstruct. Filed under: theFrontSteps [Read entire story]

Under Construction

Welcome to the new look of theFrontSteps.  Please excuse the dust while we reconstruct. Filed under: theFrontSteps [Read entire story]

The “Islands of San Francisco”. We Can Just Call Them Neighborhoods

I get a lot of questions along the lines of “where exactly is NOPA?”  Or “We were thinking of selling our home in Noe Valley, and moving to Pacific Heights…where exactly is Pacific Heights’ [Read entire story]

The “Islands of San Francisco”. We Can Just Call Them Neighborhoods

I get a lot of questions along the lines of “where exactly is NOPA?”  Or “We were thinking of selling our home in Noe Valley, and moving to Pacific Heights…where exactly is Pacific Heights’ [Read entire story]

“We Were On The Market For 1 Day Before Receiving 3 Offers (2 All Cash!)”

From my clients who just sold 1676 Hayes St. My husband Jon and I wanted to take a minute to share our great experience working with Alex. He knows the SF market so well and was able to help us get staged and ready to [Read entire story]

“We Were On The Market For 1 Day Before Receiving 3 Offers (2 All Cash!)”

“We Were On The Market For 1 Day Before Receiving 3 Offers (2 All Cash!)”

From my clients who just sold 1676 Hayes St. My husband Jon and I wanted to take a minute to share our great experience working with Alex. He knows the SF market so well and was able to help us get staged and ready to [Read entire story]

Putting Together A Winning Bid “Takes A Lot More Than Just Choosing The Right Number”

Putting Together A Winning Bid “Takes A Lot More Than Just Choosing The Right Number”

When my wife and I decided to move up to San Francisco, we knew the real estate market would be incredibly challenging. From our first conversation with Alex, we recognized that he understood what it took to find the [Read entire story]

Sharing A Testimonial From 16 Jessie a.k.a 1 Ecker

Sharing A Testimonial From 16 Jessie a.k.a 1 Ecker

From a recent seller represented transaction, in which we not only secured an all cash offer close in five days, but my clients are renting the property back, sold the furniture, and received $1000 worth of wine from the [Read entire story]

…And You Thought Getting Beat Up In Multiple Offers Was Bad

…And You Thought Getting Beat Up In Multiple Offers Was Bad

File this one under nothing to do with real estate, everything to do with insanity, stupidity, fun, danger, pain, and suffering all rolled into one. …and you thought getting beat up in multiple offers was bad. [Read entire story]

More Overbids For Your Monday

It’s another Monday, and the madness continues. Address BR/BA/Units DOM List Price Sold Price Overbid 3691 17th St 3693 2-4 Units 16 $1,499,000 $2,200,000 46.76% 127 Central Ave 129 2-4 [Read entire story]

Maximum Overbid Monday!

Well now that we have the government shutdown (temporarily) behind us, let’s get back to the market at hand. It would appear there is a bit of a calm washing over our waters, but open house activity is still [Read entire story]

Effect of Government Shutdown/Default Worries On The San Francisco Real Estate Market

Effect of Government Shutdown/Default Worries On The San Francisco Real Estate Market

This is a very unnerving set of data. Let’s hope it’s too small a timeframe to give an accurate assessment, but we could very well be on the cusp of a drastic shift in the market if the Government [Read entire story]

What Your Realtor Should Really Be Sending You…The Goods

What Your Realtor Should Really Be Sending You…The Goods

I am pleased to announce the launch, and early adoption by Paragon Real Estate Group, of the newest addition to the San Francisco real estate scene “The Goods“, real estate marketing made simple. [Read entire story]