Zephyr Blog

Liveable SF: Big Plans for Potrero Avenue

By Rita Roti

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 12:42pm

What makes a neighborhood become more of a community? What does making a neighborhood more livable mean to you?

Zephyr Real Estate’s Tara Donohue Named Partner

By Melody Foster

Monday, February 17, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA, February 17, 2014 – Tara Donohue has been named Partner at Zephyr Real Estate in an announcement just released by the company.

Westwood Highlands Charmer

By Silvana Messing

Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 9:18pm

Not to be missed: Just got a glimpse of the most lovely Mediterranean view home on tour. 

Where All These New San Franciscans Are Coming From

By Kevin Merlander

Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 5:45pm

San Francisco natives are becoming a rare sight here in the city, especially as our booming our tech sector attracts talented workers from around the country and the world. But where, exactly, are your new neighbors likely to hail from? 

Sausalito – Have Your Cake and Eat it Too

By Jeff Hand

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 4:07pm

Home ownership is not only about location and style but a buyer wants to feel like they have made a profitable investment as well. Often buyers are faced with the choice between value and location or luxury and profitability. What if you could have your cake and eat it too?

Don't Act Surprised, Living In San Francisco Has Always Been Expensive

By Kevin Merlander

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 1:45pm

San Francisco has always been a destination city (I mean, have you seen our weather?) and as such has always seen fierce competition for housing. It's a simple matter of supply and demand.

Airbnb'ing Your Home? Get the Right Insurance

By Eileen Bermingham

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 8:00am

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

Zephyr Real Estate Receives Web Certification and Award Nomination

By Melody Foster

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 8:30am

San Francisco, CA, February 10, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate has again been awarded the Website Quality Certification (WQC) from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a global network of 500+ real estate firms that presents the certification to member companies that demonstrate best practices in website design and Internet communications.

View the Richmond District Through the Eyes of Its Residents

By Kevin Koerner

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 4:59pm

As part of an ongoing public project in collaboration with the Richmond Neighborhood public library, longtime San Francisco Chronicle photographer Frederic Larson invited a number of amateur photographers last month capture the spirit of the Richmond District neighborhood in their work.

Mishandled Statistics

By Randall Kostick

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 1:17pm

KCBS Money Watch announced that home sales were down in December and that this was attributable to the slight rise in interest rates that occurred during the month. Seems logical, but is it remotely possible that home sales might have dipped in December because they almost always dip in December?