Zephyr Blog

Bernal Heights' Winfield Street Slides

By Matthew Fuller, GRI

Friday, November 19, 2010 - 9:38am

The Winfield Street slides of Bernal Heights were recently featured in the New York Times. Winfield Street is a great little street on the northwest side of Bernal Heights that runs for several blocks from Coso to Cortland. I have had several clients live on or near Winfield Street who would only consider moving within a 4 or 5 block radius, so strong was their love for the neighborhood and their neighbors in the area.

Calling All Buyers!

By Diane Hourany

Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 1:08pm

If you've been sitting on the fence about buying a home, if you have good credit history and credit score, a decent down payment and your job is secure, now is the best time to get deals. Why?

San Francisco Conversion Lofts - South of Market Area

By Matthew Fuller, GRI

Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 10:39am

Occupying a special place in San Francisco real estate, historic conversions offer some of the most dramatic and interesting living space in San Francisco. Beginning in the early 1990's, historic buildings and warehouses that were empty, unused and usually rundown were turned into living spaces that appealed to urban hipsters, dot-commers, and urban nomads (among others).

Cole Valley N-Judah Stops to be Upgraded - Hopefully

By Matthew Fuller, GRI

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 9:12am

Matt Fuller talks about Cole Valley N-Judah muni changes proposed by San Francisco MTA and also detailed at sf.streetsblog.org.

Word of the Week: Estoppel

By Kevin Koerner

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 11:59pm

Word of the Week:  Estoppel

Definition:  a doctrine of law that stops one from later denying facts, which that person once acknowledged as true, and others accepted on good faith.

Top Of My Tuesday Tour


Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 1:24pm

Best Of, Deals, And General Motivation For You

What a day to be a Realtor. 75-odd degrees and sunny; a great day for getting out and talking to my fellow Realtors. Who, by the way, are a pretty good lot as lots go and as people go. We do a hard job that people think is ridiculously easy and overpaid. It is neither. But it was fun today!

Making Successful Offers


Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 10:55am

What you must know to succeed as a buyer.

It's Good to be Crabby!

By Kevin Koerner

Monday, November 15, 2010 - 5:02pm

Crab Season Opens Today Amid High Hopes

It’s that time of year again!  A festive feeling hangs in the air, decorations adorn light posts and storefronts, the populace united in its

The Virtues of the 2 Unit Building

By Joe Theisen

Monday, November 15, 2010 - 2:32pm

As you may recall, I wrote last time about my enthusiasm for 3 unit buildings.  However, I am only slightly less in love with SF’s numerous duplexes.