Zephyr Blog

Want to learn more about San Francisco? Take a Walk!

By Diane Hourany

Friday, November 12, 2010 - 3:15pm

The San Francisco Museum & Historical Society (SFMHS) sponsors architectural and history walking tours throughout San Francisco's districts and neighborhoods, in addition to providing guided walking tours of the Barbary Coast Trail.

San Francisco Mobile Real Estate Search

By Matthew Fuller, GRI

Friday, November 12, 2010 - 10:33am

Looking for information about mobile real estate search in San Francisco?

I think of San Francisco as a fairly tech-savvy city. After all, we are twitter's hometown, just a few miles north of Silicon Valley (with a few companies you may have heard of)...

School Enrollment Fair-November 13th

By Susan Olk

Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 4:40pm

Start your public school enrollment search at this free annual event.  The Enrollment Fair provides families with the opportunity to learn about the schools and programs that are available for their children.  All public schools will have representatives to answer your questions 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.  Concourse Exhibition Center, 620 7th Street.  More information:  www.sfusd.edu.

Feeling Creative? Discover CELLspace in The Mission

By Diane Hourany

Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 3:01pm

CELLspace in the Mission is one of San Francisco’s hidden treasures. Founded in 1996 by a group of artists and educators to develop a communal workspace for collaborative and community based arts, CELLspace has grown to include after-school youth services.

Home Buying Bargains in Bernal Heights, Nopa, Japantown, Midtown Terrace, Cole Valley & Potrero


Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 8:26pm

What I Saw, What I Liked: Tuesday Tour “It's all about the Benjamins…” Right? Well after driving the length and breadth of our fair city on Tuesday Broker’s Tour, I have selected the six best single family homes and condos in San Francisco for you.

Zephyr Leads Online with NAR’s ePRO Designation and In-house eTeam

By Melody Foster

Monday, November 8, 2010 - 6:12pm

San Francisco, CA – November 8, 2010 – True to their reputation, Zephyr Real Estate agents are once again proving themselves ahead of the curve when it comes to technology. Of the 204 e-PRO® certified agents in San Francisco, nearly one-third are with Zephyr Real Estate.

New Mini Park at 18th Street on Potrero Hill

By Susan Olk

Monday, November 8, 2010 - 5:58pm

A small piece of land surrounding the western entrance of the 18th Street Pedestrian Overpass has been called "Fallen Bridge Park" for decades.  Recently, a group of Potrero Hill neighbors got together and through many hours of labor transformed a garbage dump into a lovely, landscaped park. More information in the November, 2010, Potrero View on page 11; "Fallen Bridge Mini Park Brighten 18th Street Pedestrian Bridge".

The Virtues of the 3 Unit Building

By Joe Theisen

Monday, November 8, 2010 - 1:00pm

I love the classic SF 3 unit building. In my opinion, it is the jewel of SF real estate, both from an aesthetic and an investment perspective.

Have We Hit Bottom?

By Kevin Koerner

Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 8:14pm

Don’t get me wrong; I understand the situation as well as anybody. The California economy is in shambles and the unemployment rate is holding steady at roughly 10%. But, if one expert is to be believed, the California real estate market may be a bright spot on an otherwise bleak horizon. Professor of Economics at Wellesley College and co-creator of the Case-Shiller Housing Index, Karl Case had this to say on NPR's "All Things Considered."

SF Sees Big Economic Boost with World Series Win

By Kevin Koerner

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 4:10pm

The Giant’s seven local post-season games have translated into big profits for San Francisco merchants and service providers.  Baseball fans have been swarming the City’s hotels, eateries, and merchandisers since the start of the post season.  According to Dave Martinez, director of Giants retail operations, “We’re doing 26 times the business we did last October.”