Posted On: Monday, February 25, 2013 - 9:08am
Tip #2: Wall beds
Perhaps the most timeless example of city dwellers maximizing space is the wall bed. For most people the term conjures up the image of a Murphy Bed that folds out of an over-sized closet. Most common in turn of the century buildings, the practical characteristics are undeniable but unfortunately many fold out beds are neither aesthetically pleasing nor are they conducive to a good nights sleep...
The San Francisco Fire Department is offering a series of free trainings for residents interested in becoming a part of an Emergency Response Team.
Posted On: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 12:38pm
I love this green touch, an outstanding example of wallscape beside the driveway at my colleague Claudia Siegel's listing at 1821 Church Street. Great design sense and attention to detail throughout the home. Wouldn't be surprised if it received multiple offers...
Posted On: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 8:58pm
Topics: Community Information
Attention Neighbors & Trail Enthusiasts:
The Park & Rec. Department hosted a series of community meetings to discuss the future trail restoration and improvements to the Bernal Heights Trail.
Posted On: Monday, December 5, 2011 - 2:29pm
Topics: Community Information
Transforming a Hallway or Stairway into a Library, Gallery or More
There are so many great built-in shelving units in San Francisco houses that it’s easy to almost overlook them. The simple built-ins that grace the two sides of a living room fireplace and travel from floor to 10 foot + ceiling can hold a lot of books and knick-knacks.
Posted On: Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 9:41pm
Do San Francisco abodes ever have enough storage space? With the answer to this rhetorical question in mind I have decided to highlight the top five creative storage solutions that I come across at open houses and brokers tours in the next two weeks.
I was looking for some old photographs of the listing I have on 503 Capitol and I discovered a great resource: the San Francisco Public Library has an online database of historical photos that are easy to access and provide downloadable jpegs. Just visit http://sflib1.sfpl.org:82/.
Last Friday I headed out in search of a very particular piece of molding to match the front door of an 1872 house that I am prepping for market in the southern part of the city. While I struck out in terms of finding an exact match I discovered a real San Francisco treasure in the process.
Posted On: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 1:36pm
Topics: Market Statistics
Will the luxury market continue to improve in San Francisco? Is there still some pent up demand from the 2009 slow down? Check out the recent Wall Street Journal article that talks about increased activity in the luxury market segment; it is interesting food for thought.
Posted On: Friday, May 21, 2010 - 12:57pm
Topics: Laws and Regulations
According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, “If you're thinking about applying for a home mortgage this year, here's some important news: Beginning June 1, your lender is likely to order a second full credit screening immediately before closing.”
It shouldn’t be a big surprise that lender’s are still tightening the underwriting process. The good news is that all you have to do is postpone any significant purchases or applications for credit until your escrow is