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June 2017
June 2017
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The median sales price hit an all-time high for both single family houses and condo/loft/TIC’s in May. The incredibly tight supply coupled with strong demand pushed the prices up and the overbids as well. Single family homes sold at a median overbid of 114.7%, the highest since October, 2015. Condos sold at a median of 103% of list price, the highest overbid percentage since May 2016.

 

The number of new single family home listings coming on the market was down sharply in April, 25.5%, and ...


May 2017
May 2017
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San Francisco’s continued hot housing market reflects the incredibly strong full- employment economy that the Bay Area and the U.S. is experiencing. Not only is unemployment in San Francisco historically low (3.3%), but also the number of employees who are involuntarily part-time is falling and older workers are remaining in the work force longer.

The impact of all of this very healthy jobs data is twofold: continued strong demand for our high-priced San Francisco housing; and fewer ...


April 2017
April 2017
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Looking at San Francisco’s March sales data, we continue to see median sales prices and percent of list price received that are slightly lower than 2016’s. Inventory remains exceptionally low and it continues to be a sellers market.

The San Francisco economy remains very robust, but more mixed, as evidenced by a cooling in the commercial real estate leasing market, where rents dipped in 2016 and the sub-leasing market was very strong with a number of companies reducing their footprint. Also, ...


April 2017
April 2017
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) APRIL 03, 2017

Keller Williams San Francisco announced today that it has outgrown its office in the Mission District and is relocating to a new office in Nob Hill at 1624 California Street. As the San Francisco branch of Keller Williams Realty International continues to grow following last year’s merger with Brown & Co., gaining over 110 agents within 16 months, the new office is one of three locations in San Francisco that their agents now call home. With the ...


March 2017
March 2017
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The San Francisco real estate market continues to experience strong buyer demand and an exceptionally low number of homes and condos for sale. The strong demand is supported by a clean sweep of positive economic indicators just posted by The Conference Board, which reported that consumer confidence is at a 15 year high, and the Leading Economic Index, CEO Confidence, Help-Wanted Online, and the Employment Trends Index all rose in February.


Following the incredibly strong Snap IPO, Mulesoft, a ...


February 2017
February 2017

Our Market Center has seen some incredible growth over the past year through high-profile mergers, droves of talented agents joining our brokerage, new offices opening, and tons of innovative training events. With all this growth and excitement, the time has come for us to bring in a seasoned KW Team Leader to take the reins and guide us toward new heights in the months and years to come.

Enter our brand new CEO/Team Leader, Wendy Davis!

Currently the #1 recruiter in the Inland Empire area ...


February 2017
February 2017
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Noe Valley Spotlight

Noe Valley At a Glance

  • Population: 21,100
  • Median Sales Price: $1,505,000
  • Median Cost Per Square Foot: $1,311
  • Median Monthly rent: $6,800

 

Noe Valley Real Estate San Francisco

 

In the heart of central San Francisco, Noe Valley is an oasis of residential comfort. The Twin Peaks, a pair of hills to the North West, block the coastal fog and the cooler winds off the Pacific creating a warm, sunny microclimate. An affluent neighborhood, Noe Valley (pronounced “Noh-ee”) is upscale, professional, ...


December 2016
December 2016
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How to Sell Your House with a Realtor

Selling a home can be a highly complex undertaking, with a huge amount of money riding on a successful deal. With so many different competing factors, and so many questions, the whole process can seem overwhelming. That’s why the team of experts at Keller Williams San Francisco has put together this guide on how to sell your house with a Realtor, to give you a better idea of the different phases to selling a home and what you can expect from each ...


December 2016
December 2016
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North Beach Neighborhood Update

North Beach At a Glance

  • Population: 19,000
  • Median Sales Price: $1,009,500
  • Median Cost Per Square Foot: $1,118
  • Median Monthly rent: $7,200

 

San Francisco Real Estate North Beach

 

In San Francisco’s North East quadrant, North Beach is bordered by Fisherman’s Wharf and Chinatown, with increasing overlap and blending with the latter, and by Russian Hill to the West. Having much in common with Manhattan’s Little Italy, North Beach is proud of its strong Italian-American heritage despite ...


December 2016
December 2016
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SHORT SALES PROS AND CONS FOR BUYERS AND SELLERS

Short sales, despite their name, are anything but short. They are a complex, and finicky process, and it’s always best that you work with a Realtor with considerable experience conducting short sales in particular, to avoid having the deal fall through. The name uses “short” in the same sense as “getting short changed” or “coming up short” because, in a short sale, the property is sold for less than the remaining mortgage amount, effectively at ...


November 2016
November 2016
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Perspectives From a Real Estate Agent: Mission District Neighborhood

Mission District At a Glance

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  • Population: ca. 47,200
  • Median Sales Price: $1,130,500
  • Median Cost Per Square Foot: $1,034
  • Median Monthly rent: $4,500

Dolores Park Mission District

 

Typically just called “The Mission”, the Mission District in East Central San Francisco, bordered by Route 101, Sanchez Street, and the Noe Valley neighborhood, has quick access to a number of transit lines and an excellent night life. Insulated from the ...


November 2016
November 2016
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With so many homes constantly coming on and off the market, and so many competing needs and concerns, finding a house that meets all your needs can be a lengthy process. It’s a full time job, keeping up with market research, listings, viewings, and networking, and that’s why it’s so important to work with the right Realtor. However, not all Realtors will be exactly right for your particular needs. You’ll want a Realtor with considerable experience in your particular neighborhood, buying and ...


November 2016
November 2016
Bernal Heights

Bernal Heights Real Estate At A Glance

  • Median Sales Price – $1,400,000
  • Median Cost Per Square Foot – $1,134
  • Median Monthly rent – $4,800

 

Perspectives From a Real Estate Agent: Bernal Heights Neighborhood

Just to the south of the Mission District is the quaint, timeless neighborhood of Bernal Heights. Though relatively secluded, it’s bounded by highways US 101 and I-280, which makes commuting to Silicon Valley, or anywhere else, a breeze. Bernal Heights is a quiet neighborhood with ...


November 2016
November 2016
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The process of selling your home is exhausting, mentally, physically, and emotionally. An endless parade of buyers scrutinizing your home after you’ve spent hours or days meticulously staging it, the months or years of tumult and upheaval as you plan to relocate, the financial stress of transacting million-dollar deals, and the simple fact that, until the right buyer comes along, you won’t see any return on your investments of time and resources. While most people choose to work with a ...


October 2016
October 2016
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Buying or selling a house represents a huge financial commitment, a major life change, and an emotionally intense period of about eighteen months. During that time, you’ll be looking at properties, meeting with potential buyers, or just keeping a close eye on the real estate markets in your area. As you navigate this process, you’ll surely find that the right real estate agent can help you ride the rapids and can make sense of the din. Choosing the right agent, at the very outset of your real ...