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Zephyr Real Estate Receives Web Certification and Award Nomination

Posted On: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: award best practices certification service technology website | Topics: Press Release

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.

Mishandled Statistics

Posted On: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 1:17pm
Topics: Market Statistics

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?

Zephyr Real Estate Announces Top Producers

Posted On: Monday, February 3, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: achievement award market share success top producers | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, February 3, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate has just released its annual Top Producers ranking for 2013. Zephyr’s sales for the year reached nearly $1.8 billion. The Top Ten producers collectively generated well over $400 million in closed sales. 

Zephyr Real Estate Gains Rank in San Francisco Business Times 2014 List

Posted On: Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: Book of Lists honor rank success volume Zephyr | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, January 30, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate moved in to the No. 6 spot on the just-released 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Book of Lists, up a notch from the previous year’s No. 7 spot. Zephyr’s sales volume signified an increase of over 30 percent from the prior year.

Loida Sorensen and Tom Norwick Join Zephyr Real Estate

Posted On: Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: join Loida Sorensen new agents real estate recruitment Tom Norwick welcome | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, January 23, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate welcomes two new agents to its Noe Valley office. Loida Sorensen, formerly with Coldwell Banker, and Tom Norwick, formerly with Herth Real Estate, are the newest members to join the Zephyr team.

Abbe Day-Merchant and Colleen McFerrin Join Zephyr Real Estate

Posted On: Monday, December 23, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: Abbe Da-Merchant Colleen McFerrin new real estate realtor Zephyr | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, December 23, 2013 – Zephyr Real Estate has announced that Abbe Day-Merchant and Colleen McFerrin, formerly with Herth Real Estate, are the most recent Realtors to join the Zephyr team. The top-producing pair partnered together at their former location and will continue to do so in their new home at Zephyr. 

Zephyr Real Estate Sponsors High School Field Trip

Posted On: Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: Bayview High School Bonnie Spindler Malia Cohen san francisco neighborhoods Sandra Luna video Zephyr | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – December 19, 2013 – Zephyr Real Estate’s award-winning website includes dozens of videos of San Francisco’s 89 distinctive neighborhoods. This valuable resource has been used by multitudes of homebuyers as well as other websites, such as www.nabewise.com, and now it’s being used in a new way in the classroom.

Zephyr Real Estate Features Local Mosaic Artists in Annual San Francisco Calendar

Posted On: Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: Aileen Barr art Bryan Mose calendar Colette Crutcher Diane Andrews Hall Ellen Blakeley Hannah Freeman John Garth Laurel True Lillian Sizemore Mark Roller Millard Sheets mosaic Paul Lanier San Francisco Arts Commission Zephyr | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – December 12, 2013 – For 23 years, Zephyr Real Estate has produced a custom San Francisco-themed calendar for its clients, colleagues, family and associates. The 2014 Calendar continues the tradition and its theme, San Francisco Mosaics, features the works of local artists and their unique public mosaics found all across the City. 

Zephyr Real Estate Announces Legacy Award Recipients

Posted On: Monday, December 2, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: diversity legacy longevity loyalty real estate realtor success | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – December 2, 2013 – Zephyr Real Estate recently announced its Annual Legacy Awards recipients at a company-wide celebration.

Zephyr Real Estate Sponsors Annual Food and Toy Drive

Posted On: Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: community service donation food drive holidays toy drive | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – November 21, 2013 – Zephyr Real Estate is once again collecting donations for the annual Food and Toy drive to benefit those in need during the holiday season. As in the past, the San Francisco Firefighters’ Toy Program and the San Francisco Food Bank are the recipients of the donations from all six Zephyr offices in San Francisco. Donations should be made by December 18th, at which time the barrels will be collected and delivered to the respective organizations.

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