Kevin+Jonathan’s Blog Posts re SF Real Estate

September 15, 2022 San Francisco Real Estate

It’s Not Just Us Who Keep up with Karl the Fog the New York Times on Karl

Fog is why one neighborhood is notoriously chilly, another is surprisingly sunny, and the airport is where it is. It is why…

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The Front of the building
January 3, 2022 investment potential, Listing

SOLD: 1126-28 Hampshire Street, San Francisco, Inner Mission District 2-Unit, sold by Kevin Ho+Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties

Listed and sold with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, 1126-1128 Hampshire is a rare opportunity to own a vintage 2-unit Mission District building with the top-floor unit — with its 10-ft coved ceilings, sunny southwestern exposure and 1100-ish sqft — being delivered vacant. Downstairs, 1126 Hampshire, is a consistent income source as it’s home to long-term tenants who have never been late on rent. Listed at $1,495,000 and SOLD at $1,500,000

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November 4, 2020 San Francisco Real Estate

On the Election: These San Francisco neighborhoods had the highest turnout for Trump

Hardly surprising but still worth a look at where the yam fans are in the City. — Read on See where…

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September 1, 2020 San Francisco Real Estate

Market Updates: August is the first time since 2014 that SF 1-bed median rent has been below $3000, new report finds – SFGate

“Despite much speculation of a Bay Area exodus, ApartmentList found that the percentage of renters who are currently living in the San…

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Is it a good time or not for real estate?

Kevin Quoted in Mission Local: “Real estate market in the Mission appears to recover, for now – Mission Local”

“A lot of renters have become buyers,” observed real estate agent Kevin Ho. “All the talk of exodus — that’s the headline-grabbing news — but the real news is that a lot of buyers have a little more affordability. And a little more balance to the market allows them to own a piece of San Francisco.”

Ho said more of the buyers right now seem to be people who want to live in the home they’re purchasing, rather than using it as an investment. He said some of the recent changes to the law around tenant protections and rent forgiveness might be having an impact, and investors “don’t necessarily want to assume that risk.” In Mission Local.

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Real Estate During COVID-19

During the pandemic, we’re going back to the basics, why don’t you reach out and touch a realtor today (via the phone from a socially safe distance)

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December 13, 2018 San Francisco Real Estate

Location, Location, Location to come back in SF’s School Assignments.

San Francisco’s widely panned student assignment system needs a complete overhaul, and the process to change it starts now, the school board…

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August 17, 2018 San Francisco Real Estate

SF Chronicle: Keeping it in the Family: tax benefit that keeps property inventory low

Nearly 10 percent of all property transfers in California (about 60,000 to 80,000) transfer between parents and children annually without a reassessment to current fair market value. Estimates show that state koffers take a $1.5 billion hit which translates to about 2.5 percent of property tax revenues that are already held artificially low by Proposition 13.

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August 2, 2018 San Francisco Real Estate

Google Maps And Our Neighborhoods?

Google Maps has also validated other little-known San Francisco neighborhoods. Balboa Hollow, a roughly 50-block district north of Golden Gate Park, trumpets…

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Even locals may not know these San Francisco neighborhoods ever existed – SFGate

Even locals may not know these San Francisco neighborhoods ever existed – SFGate. — Read on

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November 12, 2013 San Francisco Real Estate

What Did the Market Say Last Month?

New sales data from the San Francisco Association of Realtors was released today and it looks that we’re seeing a stablizing market…….

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April 19, 2013 San Francisco Real Estate

Tuesday Broker Tour for San Francisco, April 23, 2013

It’s Tuesday Tour Time! Here’s what we’ll be seeing this upcoming new market week. [gview file=””]

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