August 2020

  Greetings All, Some years ago, Warren Buffet was asked about his business strategy. “We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful”, he answered. He’s done all right for himself, hasn’t he? When it comes to condos in San Francisco and elsewhere, another quote […]

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July 2020

  Greetings All,   Welcome to the Second half of 2020! The first half has been a mixture of frightening, maddening, saddening, uplifting… certainly unlike anything a great majority of us can ever recall experiencing. COVID-19, social unrest, equity market tumbles and rises, massive unemployment… it’s as if the first half of this year has been […]

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September 2020 San Francisco Market Report

Despite the terrible fires, SF had a very active month in listings going into contract in August, hitting a high point for the year and matching the high points of recent years. Surprisingly, the fires did not significantly impact the number of deals being made in most Bay Area counties during the last 2 weeks […]

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August 2020 San Francisco Market Report

As illustrated below, the San Francisco market currently reflects a variety of both positive and negative indicators. Among Bay Area markets, the city is seeing the softest recovery from the initial shelter-in-place plunge in activity in early spring, while some other counties – less expensive, more suburban or rural – are experiencing extremely high demand. […]

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July 2020 San Francisco Market Report

Despite the ongoing health and economic crisis precipitated by COVID-19, the SF real estate market made a large recovery from the steep declines in March and April. The SF median house price hit a new monthly high in June ($1,800,000), and high-end houses, in particular, have seen very strong demand – this applies to virtually […]

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