Zephyr Blog

Zephyr Real Estate Announces Management Transitions

By Melody Foster

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – July 24, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate announced last week that there are several exciting changes brewing for the company.

Zephyr Agents Dzhibrailova and Gullicksen Rank in THE THOUSAND

By Melody Foster

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – July 14, 2014 – REAL Trends, Inc, in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, just published its ninth annual THE THOUSAND list of America’s top 1,000 real estate sales professionals and teams. Two top-producing agents at Zephyr Real Estate, Tanya Dzhibrailova and Tim Gullicksen, ranked high on that nationwide list at #187 and #196 respectively.

Zephyr Team Sets Record with Bayview Sale

By Melody Foster

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – June 27, 2014 – The historical property located at 1562 McKinnon Avenue in the Bayview neighborhood has just sold for $1.3 million, setting a record for the highest priced single-family home sale in Bayview. The home, which is a registered San Francisco landmark, is also known as the Quinn house. Built in the 1870s, it was owned by that family for 90 years. This was its first time on the market in 36 years. The home has five bedrooms, two baths, an attic and a massive yard as well as an area at the back that once served as servant’s quarters. 

Zephyr Real Estate Launches Careers Website

By Melody Foster

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA, June 23, 2014 – For those seeking to advance their real estate career or considering a new career in real estate, Zephyr’s new website, www.zephyrcareers.com, is a must see. First of all, the sleek and accessible website contains all the information typically found on a career website about leadership, support, marketing and technology, training and business development. Beyond that, however, the website offers unexpected insights including how it feels to work at Zephyr, its culture, the agent community, its charitable involvements and the overall camaraderie and energy that abounds.

Zephyr Agents Ride in AIDS/LifeCycle

By Melody Foster

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA – June 19, 2014 – Congratulations and best wishes to Diane Hourany, Jan Medina and Jim Beitzel who participated in this year’s AIDS LifeCycle Ride. From June 1 through June 7, thousands of cyclists and volunteer “roadies” made the 545-mile trek from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Fundraising reached a record-breaking $15 million. 

Zephyr Real Estate Awards Meritus Scholarship to Allen Huang

By Melody Foster

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA, June 16, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate, a long-time supporter of the Meritus College Fund, awarded a four-year scholarship to Allen Huang at the 18th Annual Meritus Awards Reception last week. The scholarship is valued at $16,000, 100% of which goes directly to the student.

See How The Dogpatch Is Being Rebuilt in 25 Projects

By Kevin Merlander

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 5:45pm

Finally connected to the rest of the City via the Third Street light rail line, San Francisco's once far-flung Dogpatch neighborhood is generating a massive amount of development interest.

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.