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A Shocking Big Rent Increase in Bernal Heights
(March 2015) How San Francisco’s Rent Codeis used to quadruple the rent of one long-time Bernal Heights’ resident. While it may be legal, is it right?
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Housing Plans to Address Housing Woes
(January 2015) As San Francisco’s mayor introduces a housing plan to ease the city’s mounting housing prices, buyers push on. See the footage and story here.
Kevin and Jonathan as featured in Curbed SF — the real estate blog for San Francisco.
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San Francisco’s real estate boundaries are about to be shattered by the Park Lane building at 1100 Sacramento Street. The 33 units in the Nob Hill luxury tower are being converted from rentals into a tenancy-in-common project, and the projected…
Curbed SF | September 19, 2013
Every Friday afternoon this month we start an open thread with an expert (think real estate agents and architects) for you, the readers, to ask questions and get answers. We’ll do it again this Friday, but in the meantime check…
Curbed SF | March 25, 2013
Curbed University delivers insider tips and non-boring advice on how to buy, sell, or rent a home or apartment. Additional questions welcomed to [email protected] Today’s topic: ask a real estate expert! It’s that time again! For our third Curbed University…
Curbed SF | March 22, 2013
Is the off-market listing doing more harm than good?…
Curbed SF | March 15, 2013
Friend of Curbed SF Kevin Ho tipped us off to this message from the 76 Station at Market and 15th Streets, indicating their closure after 27 years in operation. The gas station is being torn down for a new 65-foot-tall,…
Curbed SF | September 13, 2012
It wasn’t a close match for the championship title, folks. John LePage of Zephyr Real Estate won out over Vanguard Properties hot shot Kevin Ho by securing 62.1% of the 2877 votes. One of the nominations for LePage said:”Yes, it’s…
Curbed SF | August 27, 2012
Real estate babes Kevin Ho of Vanguard Properties and John LePage of Zephyr Real Estate are still facing off in the final round of our first-ever Real Estate Hotties contest. Head over and vote. The poll closes Monday. [Curbed SF]
Curbed SF | August 24, 2012
Today’s the day, folks: it’s the finale of our first-ever Real Estate Hotties contest. The final match-up pits Kevin Ho of Vanguard Properties against John LePage of Zephyr Real Estate. Voting for the finals will remain open through Monday.
Curbed SF | August 23, 2012
As our Real Estate Hotties contest draws to a close, the winners of Monday’s and Tuesday’s polls will face-off today. The first match-up is between Kevin Ho of Vanguard Properties and Ken Fox from East Bay Modern Real Estate. Who…
Curbed SF | August 22, 2012
The round two match-ups for our Real Estate Hotties competition were revealed on Friday, so all that’s left to do is open the voting! Up first, we have Jude Vargas of Guarantee Mortage versus Kevin Ho of Vanguard Properties.
Curbed SF | August 20, 2012
Let the races begin! We’ve rounded up all the nominations for the Bay Area’s hottest real estate folk and compiled the smoking-hot candidates into a bracket which we’ll be running through at lightning speed this week. Here’s how Week 1…
Curbed SF | August 13, 2012
Another day, another 2-bed, 1-bath home selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars above asking. 1444 York in the Inner Mission was first listed in mid-June for $649,000. It went into contract a little over a week after, and it…
Curbed SF | July 23, 2012
San Francisco Dental Looks for a Buyer (for its Pacific Heights Campus); Giant Lollypop in Justin Herman Plaza; Ocean Beach Sand Plan; More!
[untitled via Curbed Flickr Pool/kapshure] · Buyers near deal for big Silicon Valley office landlord [WSJ] · SF Dental school seeks buyer for Pacific Heights campus [SF Business Times] · Essential iPad utilities for realtors and consumers alike [Kevin K….
Curbed SF | July 20, 2012
Friend of Curbed SF Kevin Ho snapped this pic of the development at Central and McAllister streets. The building is a four-story, three-unit residential building with retail at the ground floor, and replaced an old one-story laundromat. No word yet…
Curbed SF | April 4, 2012
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The dedicated professionals at Curbed San Francisco are great. They each bring us all real estate news, trends and information that is useful, interesting and insightful. We’re honored and happy to be able to share in that endeavor and here are links and excerpts to my contributions. For a complete listing of those click here.
Converted 1927 SOMA Warehouse Wows to the Tune of $2.9 Million
Everything in this converted, design-heavy SOMA warehouse is what city living should be like, provided you can pay the price and yearn for a decidedly urban life.
This 1927 warehouse at 735 Clementina, nestled between Eighth and Nine Streets, has been fully renovated with contemporary touches. It features two bedrooms, two baths, two floors, and approximately 1,900 square feet inside with 1,200 square feet on the private deck….
Under $700K Club: NoPa Mini Condo Asks $699,000
Time again for the Under $700K Club, the inflation-adjusted version of our old Under $500K club. Here we showcase the few and the proud San Francisco homes that, even in this this time of seven-figure median home prices, have the courage to sell at a mere $700,000 or less (or at least open that low).
Today’s under-seven selection is 913 Central Avenue, a two bed, one bath condo in a NoPa Victorian that’s being offered at $699,000. It’s one of three units in a house that dates to at least 1900 but may well be older, and this 515-square-foot bottom floor pad last sold in 2012 for $551,000.