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Zephyr’s Neighborhood Photo Library Grows to 2,200+ Images

By Melody Foster

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 8:30am

Zephyr’s Neighborhood Photo Library Grows to 2,200+ Images San Francisco, CA – September 17, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate’s acclaimed San Francisco neighborhood photo library has expanded by nearly 1,000 photos. The library, which Zephyr created last year, formerly covered 37 of San Francisco’s 89 distinct neighborhoods. With the expansion, the library now holds over 2,200 photos covering 61 neighborhoods.

Bay Area Beauty: The Architecture of the Residence Park

By Melody Foster

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 2:04pm

San Francisco, CA – September 12, 2014 – During the decades that followed the earthquake of 1906, new neighborhoods emerged in many parts of San Francisco. Influenced by the City Beautiful movement of the period, developers focused on land located in the outlying areas in the southern and western parts of the City. Some of the largest tracts of land west of Twin Peaks attracted a new form of residential neighborhood known as the ‘residence park’, areas defined by single family homes totally free of commercial development, integrated by a setting of green landscaped corridors and front yards. Balboa Terrace is among a very small number of such neighborhoods representing this approach to residential development in San Francisco.

San Francisco’s Historic Home Trade Show on September 14

By Melody Foster

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – September 8, 2014 – The second annual Historic Home Trade Show is coming up on Sunday, September 14, to its new and larger venue, the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio. 

Zephyr Exclusive Sponsor of First-Ever Neighborhood Apps

By Melody Foster

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – September 2, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate has partnered with Neighbrhds, a product of Urban Living Marketing, to provide neighborhood apps tailored specifically to San Francisco’s neighborhoods. Zephyr’s website has been a forerunner in providing abundant and robust neighborhood details. Zephyr has even produced videos for most of San Francisco’s neighborhoods, which have been used as an educational tool in classrooms to highlight the diversity and variety San Francisco has to offer. Neighbrhds is moving neighborhood-level information forward to the next natural step, allowing residents and visitors to gain instant access to community events, local businesses, top restaurants, shopping and more.

The 100 MPH Monorail We Could Have Instead of the Bay Bridge

By Kevin Koerner

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 12:40pm

The early days of the automobile were a time of unbridled advancement for the country's transportation infrastructure--the American people suddenly had been granted the ability to travel further, faster and they needed new roads, bridges, and highways to drive on. But one enterprising inventor by the name of Fletcher E. Felts devised an even better option: an overhead

Zephyr Real Estate Adds New Presentation Tool for Agents

By Melody Foster

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – August 25, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate, widely noted for providing the latest and greatest in technology for its agents, has added yet another tool to the vast array already available. The newest offering is TouchCMA, an easy-to-use, interactive CMA presentation tool that can be updated as buyers’ and sellers’ conversations evolve.


Three Great New Uses for Hunter's Point Icons

By Kevin Koerner

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 11:53am

San Francisco said goodbye to Candlestick Park this week with no small amount of pomp and circumstance for the venerable stadium--just before we tear the entire place down and convert it into a mall early next year. And that's just how it goes in San Francisco: the old perpetually making room for the new.

Why It Just Makes More Sense to Buy in San Francisco

By Kevin Koerner

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 11:50am

See all the various colors, detailing the relative average rental prices in throughout the city, on this map from local data-cruncher Priceonomics? These pleasant pastels indicate just how much of a sucker you are for shelling out between $2,000 - $3,250 every month to use of someone else's property. At least there's the comforting knowledge that you're doing your part to increase the property's equity (I guess?).

Zephyr Real Estate Agent Oliver Burgelman Creates Tech Shuttle Stops Web App

By Melody Foster

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – August 21, 2014 – Oliver Burgelman, creator and designer of the popular real estate tool, Price Squares, has just developed additional apps for use in locating the controversial tech shuttle stops in San Francisco. 

Historic Home Trade Show Coming in September

By Melody Foster

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – August 14, 2014 – The second annual Historic Home Trade Show is coming on September 14, at its new and larger venue, the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio.