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San Francisco Luxury Real Estate Market Forces and Trends

San Francisco’s luxury real estate market is one of the hottest in the world. It’s been growing steadily for decades and it shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, as global wealth increases, the market is growing faster than ever and diversifying, too. With...

Thanksgiving 2018: Things We’re Grateful For

As our hearts go out to fire victims throughout California, we at Krishnan Team know that we have many things to be grateful for. Most important, we’re grateful for each other. It’s fun working with the best real estate team in SF! It’s been a...

SF Real Estate Case Study: A Tale of Two Parkside Homes

Why Did 2148 17th Avenue Sell For $555,000 Over Asking? Our clients often ask us: How do we know that staging makes a difference? How do we know how to price a home? What upgrades make the biggest difference for return on investment (ROI) when selling...

San Francisco Real Estate Market Dynamics

↤ Access our most recent reports via the links to the left. San Francisco Real Estate Cycles An approximate, simplified and smoothed out chart that pertains to the upper third of Bay Area home sales (i.e. higher priced) San Francisco Median Home Price by Month House & Condo Sales Long-Term Median Home...

2013 – What SF Home-Buyers Bought

Penthouses, Mansions, Short Sales & Fixer-Uppers   Views, prices, architecture, neighborhoods, property types, parking, probate sales and appreciation rates: We data-mined all of San Francisco’s 2013 reported sales through the end of November and charted the results. Adjusting your screen-view to zoom 125% or 150% will make the...

Seller Disclosure Obligations in California

Apart from the Purchase Agreement itself, the second most important document in a real estate transaction is the Transfer Disclosure Statement, commonly called a “TDS.” Unless an exemption applies (such as probate sales and bank-owned property), sellers of residential 1-4 unit properties must complete a...

Who Pays What-Typical Closing Costs

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...

The Art of the Open House

Open houses are a superb opportunity to make your home available for easy viewing by prospective buyers, buyers’ agents and neighbors who might know buyers—and to present it in its best possible light. There is a skill to the preparation and marketing of open houses...

Tenant-Landlord Law in San Francisco

Rent Control Regulations, the Ellis Act, Tenant Eviction Law and Tenant Relocation Fees in San Francisco Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance - Buyers and sellers are responsible for determining any rights and obligations they may have under San Francisco’s Rent Ordinance. It is strongly recommended...