Zephyr Blog

This Miniature San Francisco Is the Worlds Largest 3D Printed City Model

By Kevin Merlander

Monday, June 2, 2014 - 3:26pm

Even at 1:1250 scale, this 3D printed model of San Francisco's 115 blocks constituting the Financial District and SOMA take up more than 10 square feet of table space. Constructed at Autodesk's Pier 9 fabrication workshop in conjunction with SteelBlue for the Tishman Speyer real estate firm, this massive model required years of data gathering and 2 months of CAD design and printing.

Zephyr Real Estate Named in REAL Trends Top 500 Brokers in the U.S.

By Melody Foster

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – May 29, 2014 – According to a recent research report produced by REAL Trends, Inc., the 500 largest residential real estate brokerage firms in the nation controlled just over two million residential sales transactions in 2013. Zephyr Real Estate ranked number 78 on that list. With 1,834 transactions totaling over $1.7 billion, Zephyr out-paced other locally-owned brokerages and retained membership in the prestigious Billionaire’s Club.

The Most Competitive House Markets in San Francisco Right Now

By Eileen Bermingham

Friday, May 23, 2014 - 10:00am

Where is the most intense overbidding happening in San Francisco? Here's the hit list.

The Most Competitive House Markets in San Francisco Right Now

By Eileen Bermingham

Friday, May 23, 2014 - 10:00am

Where is the most intense overbidding happening in San Francisco? Here's the hit list.

The Most Competitive House Markets in San Francisco Right Now

By Eileen Bermingham

Friday, May 23, 2014 - 10:00am

Where is the most intense overbidding happening in San Francisco? Here's the hit list.

Zephyr Real Estate’s Corte Madera Office Welcomes Chris DeNike

By Melody Foster

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA, May 22, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate has announced the addition of Chris DeNike to its Corte Madera office. Formerly with Alain Pinel’s Corte Madera office, DeNike is well established in Marin County as a top producer and highly successful Realtor. His extensive experience in that market is evidenced by his distinguished track record and accolades from satisfied clients.


The Most Competitive Condo Markets in San Francisco Right Now

By Eileen Bermingham

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 10:00am

Which neighborhoods in San Francisco are seeing the most overbidding activity? 

Zephyr’s Matthew Borland Speaks at Deliver 2014

By Melody Foster

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 9:00am

San Francisco, CA, May 19, 2014 – Matthew Borland, Managing Broker and Partner at Zephyr Real Estate, was a panelist at last week’s Deliver 2014. Along with five other panelists, Borland shared his acumen on the home-buying process and how to deliver a satisfying experience to both buyers and sellers. Borland was joined on the dais by Bob Dadurka, Eric Boyenga, Tracy Weir, Ginger Wilcox and Jonathan Aizen.

California HUD Report Finds the Obvious: SF Housing Crunch Due to Lack of Housing

By Kevin Merlander

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 4:24pm

According to a recent report by state officials, San Francisco's booming population grew by another 1.3% last year with 10,600 new residents, moderately outpacing the state's general grown rate of just under one percent. But while it may sometimes feel like just everybody's trying to move to the city, San Francisco's rate of growth was outpaced by both Santa Clara and Alameda Counties.

Airbnb'ing Your Home? Get the Right Insurance

By Eileen Bermingham

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 8:00am

Don't make a costly mistake when it comes to having the right insurance for your short-term rental.