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ADU or accessory dwelling unit in San Francisco
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in San Francisco

What is an ADU? What do a granny flat, an in-law unit, a guest house, and a cottage have in common? They are all considered to be ADUs, or accessory dwelling units. An ADU can be an independent residential unit located on the same lot as...

SF property tax
How Do Property Taxes Work?

As real estate agents we get a lot of questions about property taxes in San Francisco. Below are answers to our most frequently asked property tax questions (by both seasoned home owners and first time buyers alike!). What Are Property Taxes? Property taxes are taxes imposed by...

disaster planning
Safety First: Disaster Planning 101

SAFETY FIRST: DISASTER PLANNING 101 Northern California is no stranger to natural disasters. When you live at the foot of nature, you’re bound to get in its way a time or two. Evacuation orders have become so commonplace, it’s easy to get a bit complacent in...

We Know Which Improvements To Make (And Not To Make)

We Know Which Improvements To Make (And Not To Make) A small investment in this backyard added $100K to its value [caption id="attachment_40363" align="aligncenter" width="600"]                               171 27th St. | Seller Represented | Sold...

How We Are Getting Buyers In Contract During SIP

Getting Deals Done During SIP Proud of our recent buyer-represented transactions   Our team has been quick to adapt to the surrounding circumstances and still help buyers find homes and win in multiple offers situations. Of the six buyer represented transactions that we did in the past six...

We Are Getting Deals Done Creating Innovative Virtual Experiences

We Are Getting Deals Done: Engaging Buyers At Home Using Innovative Digital Marketing    We engaged the buyers at home using a 3D tour that included every nook and cranny of this home including the insides of cabinets, drawers, closets, appliances, storage areas and the yard. Our photographers...

Top SF real estate agent speaks with insurance expert
Ruth In Conversation With Personal Insurance Expert Susan Ott

Personal Insurance 101 with Ruth & Susan Ott, Insurance Broker and Managing Director at Krauter & Company. Hi Everyone, During this shelter-in-place, I decided now was as good a time as ever to check off all the little things that have forever been on my to-do lists, but I just...