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Located Pacific Heights, along the Van Ness Avenue corridor, where Nob Hill and Pacific Heights meet, with Russian Hill 2 blocks away, you'll find Pacific Place, a condominium project. I've written about Pacific Place several times before, including this post from 2012.Pacific Place remains a hig...
"'Im thinking of turning my downstairs into a second unit. How would that affect my re-sale value?"In California today Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are gaining in popularity both in cities like San Francisco and in suburban towns up and down the Peninsula and the Silicon Valley. There's no deb...
At our office meeting this week, our managing broker shared this poem:I bargained with Life for a penny,And Life would pay no more,However, I begged at evening,When I counted my scanty story.For Life is a just employer,It gives you what you ask,But once you have set the wages,Why, you must bear t...
One of the most frustrating situations we deal with day in and day out in our high-cost area is lack of inventory. The question from a client, "there's no inventory out there. Any insights?" is one I hear quite often.  My response to this client went something like this: Our low inventory certain...
As Friday draws to a close, my mind is whirling around, not settling on any one thing. This entire day has been that way, from my morning yoga at home practice, to my early morning "wake up and breathe" walk. From lunch with a client/friend to our check up on the renovations of a duplex that will...
Here’s a question I’ve been asked recently ---“Is May too late to put a house on the market here?”My answer: "No, the right time to sell is when it is right for you."Here's why there is no wrong time to list your Silicon Valley or San Francisco property for sale:While it is true that many buyers ...
Several weeks ago I posted pictures of various Victorian houses I walked by on a morning walk and asked which color appealed the most. (You can read that post and see pictures here.)Grant Schneider said he'd like to see some pastels, so -- here you go, Grant. I spotted these yesterday as I walked...
Wildflower viewing season is just around the corner, and after the unusually rainy winter, beautiful blooms are expected to put on a dazzling show. The peak wildflower display is generally mid- to late March through mid-April.Some of my favorite places to see displays, in no particular order, are...
Even though it seems that inventory has increased, it remains hard to find a home to purchase in Belmont or San Carlos California. On our MLS today, Belmont has 20 active listings, 12 single family homes and 8 townhouses/condos. San Carlos has 23, 17 single family homes and 6 townhouses/condos.I ...
Here's a fun and creative challenge to enjoy on a rainy day like we're having today in San Francisco, or perhaps a snowy day elsewhere. (I do believe March is roaring in like a lion in most parts of the country and Canada.)Join the unique fun of Endre Barthe's March Active Rain Challenge, Book Sm...

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