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How’s the Market In: Bernal Heights

I have many clients who live in Bernal, and am often asked how the market is doing in the neighborhood. The Bernal real estate market is usually pretty healthy; buyers like the favorable weather, as well as the close proximity to the Cortland retail strip and freeways. First-time home buyers typically target Bernal because the homes are generally smaller and thus more affordable in comparison to other nearby areas like Noe Valley.Continue Reading

Strong Summer for San Francisco House, Condo Markets

The economy is chugging along, and the downward trend continues to affect the national housing market. San Francisco has its share of foreclosures, short sales, and limited ability for buyers to get loans in what’s considered a very expensive geographical area. Despite these issues, however, the summer real estate market was surprisingly resilient.Continue Reading

Updates: Warfield Condos Crash, Blue Church Condos Pray for Cash

Things looked promising for the hip office condos at The Warfield building when they hit the market in mid May. Seven of the eight floors were being offered as commercial office condos with a special use that would allow for residential dwellings. Prices for the spaces ranged from $1,339,000-$1.4M. Thrown in with each purchase were eight tickets to all performances at the Warfield Theatre.Continue Reading

Cole Valley Construction Project Hits the Market as REO

It seems like the math was all wrong for the recent purchase and down-to-the-studs renovation attempt from the start. Purchased in a private sale in May 2008 for $1,280,000, the 2,000+ square foot house at 1124 Stanyan at Parnassus, the home’s new owners quickly embarked on obtaining permits for a major renovation.Continue Reading

How’s the Market In: Cole Valley

I’ve met two new clients over the past few weeks who mentioned Cole Valley as one of their strongly desired neighborhoods. The area continues to be a popular choice among buyers—particularly those who need spacious single-family homes or flats in a charming neighborhood with a good retail district and easy public transportation access.Continue Reading

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Eileen Bermingham

Zephyr Real Estate


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