Real Estate News

The Proposed Vision for Connecting SF and the City’s Future

February 3, 2018

The City’s proposed vision to guide the future planning and development of transportation in San Francisco is about to be formally released.

As we first reported last year, the “ConnectSF” project is a city-wide effort to both consolidate and coordinate all transportation-related planning efforts in the city as well as to improve the mobility of its residents, in-bound commuters and visitors.

The Draft Vision sees the city “[maintaining] its unique identity” while planning for “an out-migration of people who desire a more suburban environment or who prefer more localized or more laissez-faire governance over a strong central government” and allowing for San Francisco to double-down on becoming “a major employment hub and center for innovation.”

And the ConnectSF team is now aiming to secure formal buy-in from San Francisco’s Planning Commission and transportation agencies this spring in order to move forward with detailed transportation studies, planning and major land use decisions. We’ll keep you posted, connected and plugged-in.

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Mapping 14 High-Rises Under Construction in San Francisco Right Now

January 31, 2018

Things are still looking up
By Adam Brinklow Jan 22, 2018, 10:06am PST

Update: This map originally appeared on Curbed SF in 2017, but we’ve updated it for the new year.

San Francisco’s dense skyline is growing as the city anticipates the completion of some towers long under construction and the emerging profile of others underway.

To make the cut, a building must be eight or more stories when completed. Towers must have broken ground already or be on the verge of doing so within the next few months.

Here are the buildings poised to change the city’s skyline for good.

Uber Quiet Sale of Pac Heights Home for $16.5M Is a Fait Accompli

January 9, 2018

10 Oldest houses in San Francisco

December 15, 2017

 Interesting article. Do you know each of these homes?



The top 10 issues facing the real estate industry in 2017

June 15, 2017

Political polarization and global uncertainty have a particular impact on trade, so port, gateway and coastal communities might find themselves with economic or other problems that they haven’t yet had to tackle. Add to that the fact that the consumer price index, home prices and interest rates are all rising, mortgages are less affordable and communities are increasingly polarized, and you can see how this issue would affect homeownership on an individual and national scale …Read More »

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Fed announces third rate hike in 7 months

June 15, 2017

As anticipated, today the Federal Reserve implemented a quarter-point federal funds rate hike, increasing its benchmark target to between 1 percent and 1.25 percent “in view of realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation,” the Federal Open Market Committee said …Read More »

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LeadingRE appoints new EVP of member services

June 15, 2017

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World has appointed Elizabeth D. Nunan as the new executive vice president of member services. In this position, Nunan will manage membership services for LeadingRE’s global network of 565 independent real estate firms …Read More »

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Agentology helps agents milk leads for more cash

June 15, 2017

Most online leads are dead ends, so cutting through the noise to identify the keepers can be a real hassle. Enter Agentology. It screens leads so agents don’t have to, claiming to double or triple customer conversion rates …Read More »

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3 common down payment questions agents should prepare for

June 15, 2017

Homebuyers often have three common questions about home down payments. Of course, with the growing number of mortgage options and the ever-changing rules associated with them, it can be hard for real estate agents to have all the answers to every question …Read More »

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Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: Who let the dogs out?

June 15, 2017

Yet another unfortunate pet event — apparently someone forgot to tie up the dogs and the results were fatal. In this episode, Leigh shares the mic with Diane Vinson Kolberg, a real estate broker from Bozeman, Montana, who has been in the real estate industry for over 17 years …Read More »

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