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Practical Advice for Moving In Together (Finally)

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At some point in a couple’s life, it becomes apparent to both parties that having their own space no longer outweighs the double rent and the constant shuttling across town. That’s as true in Podunk, Mississippi, as it is here in San Francisco. But...

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San Francisco’s IPO Effect, Revisited

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Late last spring, the big buzz in San Francisco real estate was about all the newly-minted millionaires from area IPOs and how that influx of cash would impact the local housing market. At the time, major publications bested one another with breathless predictions of skyrocketing prices...

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San Francisco’s Most Expensive Homes Still on the Market

As of December 2019, San Francisco’s median home price clocked in at just under $1.6 million, but the ultra-luxury market is a different animal altogether. When a property is so unique it has nothing to compare itself with, besides similarly unique properties globally, the one percent of the one percent of...

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The Significance of Thirteen Years in Real Estate

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In 2008, after the United States had emerged from the housing crisis, homeowners began a new trend — they stayed put in their homes longer. At the beginning of 2019, that timeline had extended from about seven years to a median duration of just over 1...

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Start 2020 At Home in Potrero Hill’s Design District

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Someone is in for a very merry Christmas. This live/work loft in the design district of San Francisco’s Potrero Hills neighborhood will be ready for viewing in late November, and it’s one of my favorite locations and properties. Read on for highlights and details, and you’ll see why. 37...

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Serenity Now — Tips for Creating a Peaceful Home

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Your home should be an oasis, a place to escape from the stress of modern life (and that hellish San Francisco commute). And while we can’t all live in spacious, ocean-front mansions, we can use simple design tricks to create calming spaces. Here are our favorite tips for creating a peaceful home. Let There...

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