July 20 Broker’s Tour Market Update

July 20, 2021

What is up with the San Francisco real estate market? It’s a question I get asked a lot. Now that in-person broker’s tour is back in San Francisco, it’s a great chance to keep up with inventory and chat with other agents. Real estate agents were the original social media network. But I digress. A […]

San Francisco’s Historic Fear of Heights

March 31, 2021

To get a glimpse into the challenges the issues of planning and development in San Francisco, and why there aren’t enough high-rises to accommodate our population, we need only turn the clock back to about 1960…

Prop 19: Property Tax Portability Arrives in California

March 29, 2021

Voters approved Proposition 19 in 2019, and the property tax portability law went into effect in February of 2020. Proposition 19 offers homeowners over the age of 55, homeowners that are severely disabled, and homeowner’s that have been victims of a wildfire or other natural disaster the ability to take their existing tax basis and […]

Making Your Outdoor Space More Appealing

March 12, 2021

The National Association of Realtors stated that 63% of those viewing your home online will come to view it in person. Make it Shine!

What to Know About the Loan Estimate & Closing Disclosure (CD)

February 15, 2021

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPD) mandate the loan disclosure and closing disclosure forms for buyers to understand the cost of their loan and closing costs.

Who Picks the Appraiser?

January 15, 2021

Prior to the financial meltdown and great recession of 2008, banks that were underwriting the loan got to select the appraiser to evaluate the value of the property as collateral for the home loan. In some ways, this makes sense. Banks are a part of a local ecosystem, and local appraisers with a long amount […]

3 Cool Things About… Dogpatch!

August 26, 2020

Dogpatch is a popular neighborhood in San Francisco known for its proximity to the Chase Center in nearby Mission Bay, home to the Golden State Warriors (and over 150 other events each year). You may also know Dogpatch for being home to a variety of original Victorians, as many survived the 1906 earthquake unscathed. Here […]

You Moved! Here’s Your Guide to Changing Your Address

September 11, 2019

Moving can be one a stressful life milestones and with it comes a to-do list a mile long. One of those major to-do list items is changing your address so that you don’t miss that wedding invite or bill.

What Makes a Penthouse?

August 15, 2019

From the Grand Penthouse homes at 181 Fremont and The Avery to some still stunning but less grand properties, what makes a penthouse home in San Francisco?

The Estimated Settlement Statement

August 3, 2019

Show Me the (estimated) Receipts! While real estate purchases and sales don’t involve cash registers with receipts, and if they did, this is pretty close to what they’d print out.

Can I Airbnb my condo home in San Francisco?

June 3, 2019

Curious about generating income from your condo property by taking advantage of short term or vacation rental platforms?

March 2019 Market Update for NAGLREP

March 22, 2019

March 2019 NAGLREP lunch and learn with a Market Update by Matt Fuller. The featured speaker was Cedric Tchante speaking about his escape from persecution in Cameroon and building his life in San Francisco.