Zephyr Blog

Zephyr Real Estate Opens New Location on Market Street

By Melody Foster

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – November 24, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate has opened its newest location in the heart of San Francisco at 2282 Market Street. More than 35 years ago, Zephyr first opened its doors at 4200 17th Street with four agents. Since then, the company has expanded to six offices with over 250 agents.

Zephyr Real Estate Announces 28 Legacy Award Recipients

By Melody Foster

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA, November 17, 2014 – Each year Zephyr Real Estate, San Francisco’s #1 real estate brokerage, recognizes and commends agents for their long-term commitment to the company. The newest recipients of Zephyr’s 10-year, 15-year and 20-year Legacy Awards were just announced for 2014.

Zephyr Names Noriko Williams as Vice President - Administration & Relocation Services

By Melody Foster

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA, November 13, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate recently promoted Noriko Williams to the position of Vice President – Administration & Relocation Services. Williams joined Zephyr Real Estate in 1988, and has filled progressively more responsible positions as part of the Zephyr management team - from office manager to her current position in corporate administration.

Five Reasons to Live in a Micro-Home

By Kevin Merlander

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 2:49pm

Remember how, in the mid-1990's, seemingly everybody and his brother were driving over-sized SUVs? That trend stopped in its tracks once people started realizing that they were driving--and paying for--more car than they really needed. Now the same phenomenon is happening in real estate

Zephyr Announces Third Quarter Sales Awards

By Melody Foster

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA, November 3, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate recently announced its top sales achievers for the third quarter of 2014.

Withering Heights: The Fight Against Stockyard Stench in Victorian Era San Francisco

By Kevin Merlander

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 1:43pm

And you thought 6th street smelled terrible after it rains. Back at the turn of the 20th century much of what we now call the Outer Mission was still largely cow pasture save for a pair of stockyards clustered near the base of Bernal Hill. These stockyards--essentially, enormous temporary holding pens where cattle traders could showcase and sell their livestock--were among San Francisco's earliest industrial polluters

Zephyr Real Estate #1 in San Francisco Sales

By Melody Foster

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – October 27, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate has long been a major player in the San Francisco real estate landscape. The latest year-to-date sales data show that Zephyr has now reached a milestone, passing all of it's competitors and selling more homes than any other brokerage in San Francisco.

Zephyr’s Ken Eggers and Rob Rogers Together Again

By Melody Foster

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – October 20, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate is excited to announce that the dynamic team of Ken Eggers and Rob Rogers is back. Rogers has successfully managed Zephyr’s Upper Market office for the past seven years, and is now ready to bring his expertise and experience back to his first love: representing clients in San Francisco’s vigorous real estate market.

A History of the Haight Ashbury Over the Last Million Years or So

By Kevin Koerner

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 10:13am

Haight Ashbury may best be known for as the seat of the Summer of Love but this venerable San Francisco neighborhood has played many roles in the city's history.

MUNI's Early Days of Public Service Were More of a Public Debacle

By Kevin Merlander

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 2:58pm

San Francisco's public transportation service is far from perfect these days--averaging, what, 8 mph through city streets?--but be glad we don't still have the ineffectual system our forebears had to endure at the turn of the 20th century.