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Zephyr Real Estate Named in REAL Trends Top 500 Brokers in the U.S.

Posted On: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: Kostick leading real estate firm ranking Top 500 | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – July 11, 2013 – REAL Trends, Inc. has just released its annual listing of the Top 500 Largest Brokers in the United States for 2012. Zephyr’s sales volume for the year was $1,511,490,00, a 32.5 percent increase over last year, which equates to $6,717,733 per sales associate. This automatically places Zephyr in the prestigious Billionaire’s Club at #81.

Zephyr Real Estate Sponsors Annual Meritus College Fund

Posted On: Monday, July 8, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: Community Joshua Consul Meritus scholarship | Topics: Community Service

San Francisco, CA – July 8, 2013 – On June 7, the 17th Annual Meritus College Fund awards were presented to 50 high school graduates for their pursuit of higher education. Zephyr Real Estate sponsored the awards ceremony, and agents from Zephyr provided a scholarship valued at $14,000 to Joshua Consul, one of those graduates. Joshua graduated from International Studies Academy and will attend San Francisco State University.

Historic Sausalito Property Sells Well Over Listed Price

Posted On: Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: historic Lily Remoundos sausalito tanglewood W. Steven Allen | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – June 27, 2013 – Tanglewood, an extraordinary property in Sausalito, recently sold for well over its asking price of $2.9 million. Zephyr Real Estate Agent, Lily Remoundos, represented the purchaser in the transaction.

Zephyr Agent Wayne J. Chi Advises Silicon Valley Investment Fund

Posted On: Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: broker commercial investment real estate realtor Wayne J. Chi | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – June 13, 2013 – Wayne J. Chi, Zephyr Real Estate agent and broker, has been invited to join a multi-million dollar Silicon Valley investment fund as an advisor. First Partners Real Estate Investments, LLC is a Silicon Valley-based real estate investment fund specializing in investing in single-family residences and multi-family units in the Bay Area and across the nation. 

Sale Prices Reaching New Highs

Posted On: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 4:15pm
Tags: median sales price seller's market | Topics: Market Statistics

And...We’re back! Sales data is showing that San Francisco real estate prices are again reaching an all time high. 

Twilight Tour of Historic Landmark #48 Hosted by Zephyr Agent Bonnie Spindler

Posted On: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 9:10am
Tags: Bonnie Spindler Charles Dietle house historic property tour view | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – May 8, 2013 – San Francisco Landmark #48, the residence at 294 Page Street, will be open for a twilight tour on Thursday, May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. Victorian Specialist Bonnie Spindler is hosting this special event, which includes champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Visitors will be invited to enjoy watching the City lights come up from the rear deck.

Zephyr Real Estate Creates In-house Neighborhood Photo Library

Posted On: Monday, March 18, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: lifestyle Neighborhoods photo library property real estate realtor tools website | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – March 18, 2013 – In its ongoing objective to provide a well-equipped repository for agents and their clients, Zephyr Real Estate has created a library of neighborhood photography that will ultimately cover the 89 neighborhoods of San Francisco. The photos are being developed to assist agents in promoting listings as well as to help buyers learn more about the amenities and lifestyle of the neighborhood in which a property is located.

Zephyr Real Estate Earns LeadingRE Website Quality Certification

Posted On: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: award certification property quality real estate standards website | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – March 11, 2013 –Zephyr Real Estate recently announced that it has again received the Website Quality Certification (WQC) from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, which presents the certification to member real estate firms that demonstrate best practices in website design and Internet communications. 

Zephyr Real Estate Implements Latest Google Technology for Its Agents

Posted On: Monday, March 4, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: apps cloud Google realtor technology | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, March 4, 2013 – Zephyr Real Estate, San Francisco's largest independent real estate firm, continues to forge the way in technological leadership for its agents. By moving away from the old method of local servers, Zephyr has embraced the newer cloud-based Google system that more easily integrates with other online applications, thus gaining a more cohesive, dynamic and robust experience. With the latest technology in hand, Zephyr agents have the tools to provide the best service for their clients.

Zephyr Lists San Francisco’s Cutting Edge Eco-Restoration and LEED Platinum Victorian Home

Posted On: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 8:30am
Tags: green certified historic Noe Valley property real estate restored | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – February 28, 2013 – Zephyr agent Julie Reber has listed San Francisco’s most eco-friendly 19th Century home, located at 1436 Sanchez Street in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood. The Sanchez Street home will debut on Sunday, March 3, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. 

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