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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.

View the Richmond District Through the Eyes of Its Residents

Posted On: Friday, February 7, 2014 - 4:59pm
Tags: Ricmond san francisco | Topics: Buyers and Sellers

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

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?

San Francisco Is One of the Nation's Top Cities for Retirees

Posted On: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 11:14am
Tags: real estate Retire san francisco | Topics: Community Information

The Mission may fast be filling up with overtly wealthy 20-somethings but many neighborhoods in the city still host a large contingent of long-time residents and San Francisco natives. What's more, it's not too shabby a place to retire to either...

8 Shockingly Bad Staging Decisions (and what to do about them)

Posted On: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 3:54pm
Tags: funny marketing staging | Topics: Market Statistics

Trulia reports 8 terrible staging decisions sellers and agents can make and what to do about them.

This Rendition of "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" Will Leave Your Jaw on the Floor

Posted On: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 11:12am
Tags: Community san francisco video

Tony Bennett's iconic melody and tribute to the City by the Bay has been covered and remade countless times since he first belted it out in the Fairmont Hotel's Venetian Room in 1961. But you've never experienced the the city's anthem quite like this before.

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.

How to Save Water During the Drought

Posted On: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 1:35pm
Tags: Bay Area california drought san francisco water | Topics: Community Information

It's official: we haven't seen rain in ages and California is now experiencing a drought emergency.

Why the Gentrification of San Francisco May Not Be the End of the World

Posted On: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 1:25pm
Tags: gentrification san francisco real estate tech | Topics: Community Information

The increasingly rancorous encounters between Tech buses and protesters of late have only served to bring San Francisco's long-simmering tensions regarding the gentrification of the city back onto the front burner of city politics and into the national news spotlight. And while rapidly increasing housing costs are certainly displacing many longtime residents, the effects of gentrification may actually benefit those that stay.

Kevin Koerner

Kevin Koerner has been a San Francisco Real Estate Agent since 2001.

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