Melanie Narducci's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Hillscape Properties, Inc. - DRE#01452976
San Francisco real estate
   Effective Daily Willpower to Create Longterm Results Perhaps it's my geeky corporate market research background, but I really appreciate how Gary Keller and Jay Papasan make their points in all their books by backing them with well respected, or independent research.  In chapter 7 of their lat...
San Leandro Realtors Meeting I love meeting new people, and I couldn't have met a better bunch at my first Active Rain meetup. Although you know the daunting feeling, heading to a meeting where you don't know a soul, but Antonio opened his lovely home, including the resort style backyard and full...
The San Francisco Spring market continues to be vibrant with plenty of buyers out on the hunt taking advantage of low interest rates.  There are plenty of new condos coming on the market in the Valencia corridor, Hayes Valley and Mid-Market areas which will bring more residents to create buzz in ...
The best advice my father-in-law ever gave me was to make one extra house payment per year.  You can calculate the difference that advice can make in the stellar blog here. also has calculators that will help you model the amortization tables when you add extra payments.  You can al...
      With today's start of the "Bay Bridge Series," it got me thinking how news worthy all of our Bay Area bridges are lately.   While the Iconic Golden Gate celebrates a 75 year anniversary, and just this week retired all toll takers for electronic toll collection moving us that much further in...
This provides a great overview of the current market conditions in the City overall.  Digging into the neighborhood numbers is essential when you are looking to list or buy.  The Marina has increased over 30% this last year according to, whereas Noe has increased 22%. Is Everything Sel...


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