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Victorian Specialist, Bonnie Spindler, Named President of Victorian Alliance for Two-Year Term

Posted On: Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: historic real estate Spindler Victorian volunteer | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, January 24, 2013 – San Francisco's Victorian Specialist, Bonnie Spindler, has been voted President of the Victorian Alliance for the term 2013-2014.

Zephyr Real Estate Awards Top Producer Honors

Posted On: Monday, January 21, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: award Bay Area real estate top producer | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – January 21, 2013 – Zephyr Real Estate, San Francisco’s largest independent real estate firm, is pleased to announce the company’s Top Producers for 2012. Last year, Zephyr closed over $1.5 billion in sales. Top Producers are agents in the top 25 percent of sales production in the company, making them some of the City’s most productive agents. 

Easily Track the Rental Market with Zephyr Realtor-Developed Web Tool

Posted On: Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: Market Oliver Burgelman real estate rental Trends Zephyr | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – January 17, 2013 – Last year, Oliver Burgelman, long-time agent at Zephyr Real Estate, created www.pricesquares.com, a new web tool to demonstrate how the real estate market trends in San Francisco. That tool has now been augmented to include the rental market. This new feature shows how rental costs differ from neighborhood to neighborhood and offers an easy way to find rentals in San Francisco.

Zephyr Real Estate Presents Golden Z Award

Posted On: Monday, January 14, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: AIDS awareness community service jim beitzel real estate | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – January 14, 2013 – Periodically, Zephyr Real Estate has recognized members of its organization for distinguished service to the San Francisco community.  The awards take the form of a large piece of marble with gold lettering that is informally referred to as a “Golden Z Award.”  The first Golden Z Awards were given out in 2002, and only 13 total have been awarded to date, including the last one in 2010. In a recent announcement, another worthy individual was added to the list of recipients – Jim Beitzel from Zephyr’s Upper Market office. 

Zephyr Real Estate Announces New Headquarters Location

Posted On: Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: diversity expanded headquarters location real estate Zephyr | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – January 10, 2013 – Zephyr Real Estate is pleased to announce its new headquarters location at 850 Seventh Street in San Francisco. This new South of Market office reflects Zephyr’s reputation as a modern, tech-oriented, forward-thinking company. The expanded office space affords ample room for the growing Zephyr team in an environment representative of the company’s commitment to creativity, diversity and results-oriented customer care.

Zephyr Launches Dynamic New Online Market Analysis Tool

Posted On: Monday, January 7, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: agent tools comparative market analysis data analysis marketing technology real estate | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – January 7, 2013 – Zephyr Real Estate continues to lead the pack in marketing technology and data analysis by keeping agents well equipped and well informed. San Francisco’s largest independent real estate company has added yet another valuable asset to its collection of marketing tools. Now available to agents and clients alike is an online comparative market analysis (CMA) capability. 

Zephyr Real Estate Honors Loyal Team Members

Posted On: Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 8:30am
Tags: longevity motivation prosperity real estate recognition service | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – December 27, 2012 – Zephyr Real Estate announced its long-term service recognition at a recent awards ceremony. With a combined total of 365 years of experience, 29 people were honored for their loyalty, dedication and commitment. Recipients received a gift from Tiffany’s in the coveted turquoise box.

Zephyr Real Estate Hosts “Elevate Your Business” Workshop

Posted On: Monday, December 17, 2012 - 1:30pm
Tags: agents Heidi Sloss real estate Steve de la Pena workshop | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – December 17, 2012 – Zephyr Real Estate recently hosted a business-building workshop, “Elevate Your Business,” featuring guest speaker, Heidi Sloss. Sloss, author of the best-selling book, Fortune Is in the Follow-up®, is an acclaimed sales expert who teaches business owners, consultants and independent sales agents how to grow a thriving business in any economy.

Zephyr Real Estate Continues Sponsorship of Food and Toy Drives for the Holidays

Posted On: Monday, December 3, 2012 - 8:30am
Tags: donations food hope toys | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – December 3, 2012 – Zephyr Real Estate is once again collecting donations for the annual Food and Toy drives to benefit those who would otherwise not have a holiday celebration. As in prior years, the San Francisco Firefighters’ Toy Program and the San Francisco Food Bank are the recipients of the donations from all six offices in San Francisco. To find the nearest Zephyr office to drop off a donation, visit www.zephyrsf.com. Donations should be made by December 20 when the barrels will be collected and delivered to the respective organizations.

Zephyr Real Estate Presents Neighborhood Market Update Videos

Posted On: Monday, September 10, 2012 - 8:30am
Tags: Days on Market inventory Market selling prices technology tools | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – September 10, 2012 – Zephyr Real Estate continues setting the pace with marketing tools and technology in the San Francisco marketplace. Each month Zephyr produces 75 one-minute videos for neighborhoods and districts throughout San Francisco. These videos include up-to-the-minute statistics about active inventory, median listing and selling prices, average days on market, and number of units sold. These statistics compare changes both year-over-year as well as to the prior month. Zephyr is the only local real estate company to produce market data in this easily interpretable, consumer-friendly video format.

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