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San Francisco Real Estate Market | April 2020

San Francisco Real Estate & the Coronavirus   Effects on Market Supply & Demand Dynamics April 2020 Report   Note that there is a time lag - usually 3 to 6+ weeks - between a new listing coming on market, an offer being negotiated and accepted, and when the transaction actually...

Buyer and Seller Closing Costs in SF

How buyers and sellers in San Francisco split the closing costs pertinent to the sale of real estate is ultimately decided in the purchase contract itself, but this list details how they are typically split in San Francisco County. Very generally speaking, a buyer can expect...

SF purchase agreement
How To Read The 7-Page SF Purchase Agreement + Sample

The Purchase Agreement is at the core of a real estate transaction. Having done 400+ transactions, we are experts when it comes to the document and all of its nuances. The offer may seem daunting if you’re seeing it for the first time - or...

Median home sales prices in San Francisco neighborhoods
What Costs How Much Where in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO MEDIAN HOME PRICE MAP - COMPASS Updated March 2020: This map generally reflects median home sales prices in San Francisco neighborhoods for the 12-month period through mid-March 2020 (i.e. before the coronavirus could impact sales prices). Median sales prices are generalities that often fluctuate...

SF housing and stock market during shelter in place
Ruth in Conversation with Bill Vlahos Partner at Jackson Square Financial

Ruth in conversation with top financial planner about the stock market and housing market during "shelter in place". Hi everyone, I thought it would be beneficial during this time to talk through the implications of this "shelter in place" on the housing and financial market. This is...

San Francisco Real Estate Market Update
San Francisco Real Estate Market | March 2020

San Francisco Real Estate March 2020 Report There is a lot going on in the world right now and we won’t pretend to know how things will turn out or affect the local real estate market over the next few months. In the meantime, this report will...

San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets Survey | February 2020

San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets Survey February 2020 It's important to note that the Bay Area contains many different markets and market segments, sometimes following diverging trends in supply and demand, and home-price appreciation. Most of the materials in this report reflect overall trends for...

San Francisco Real Estate Market
San Francisco Real Estate Market | January 2020

San Francisco Real Estate January 2020 Report Generally speaking, after years of high appreciation rates, annual 2019 Bay Area median home prices went down a little bit, went up a little bit or basically remained unchanged as compared to 2018. SF hit new quarterly price highs in...

Before and After: Central Richmond

775 28th Avenue How We Sold This Home for $330,000 Over Asking Price This classic three-story Edwardian home is nestled on a charming residential street in the Central Richmond Neighborhood of San Francisco. At the time we took offers we there were 5 similar homes sitting on...

San Francisco Real Estate December 2019 Market Snapshots

San Francisco Real Estate Market Snapshots December 2019 Bay Area Home Prices & Market Sizes   When the media reports on the "Bay Area median home price," it's worth remembering that SF is a relatively small market compared to the big 3 counties.   Appreciation in Very Expensive Markets Based on the calculations...