On the Media
Reaching more people authoritatively is a good thing and it’s something we’re asked to do regularly.
SOME WOULD SAY TELEGENIC
We’ve been recognized as an authority on San Francisco’s real estate market by our clients, other agents and by tv news reporters too over the past few years.
In addition to regular contributions to the San Francisco Chronicle's Real Estate section, Curbed SF and interviews on the evening news, we use our connections with feature writers and media outlets to highlight our listings in the editorial/feature context (read: not paid advertising, which we will do anyway) at every opportunity we can.
Take a look at some of the clips and contributions below.
Conflicting news reports about the real estate ‘market’ are concerning because they gloss over the fact that the housing market is very nuanced as each property is unique. Folks can lose sight that buying a home not only serves the very basic purpose of shelter but is also the main way folks can build wealth.
2021 was a banner year for San Francisco’s housing market. See how houses, condos and TICs sold and how demand met increased inventory with prices still going up with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties, San Francisco.
We’re regular contributors to the San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Real Estate Section. Our comments on how staging is never really an option. …
Home staging will show people how they can change their lives by living differently and better than they do now. We cannot underscore how important this really is; forgoing staging runs the risk of costing far more than a staging fee with a reduced sale price.
Even during a Pandemic, people need to buy and sell houses and properties. See why it’s been such a busy market in San Francisco with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties, the largest, locally owned and operated boutique brokerage in the Bay Area.
How has another wave of Corona-19 cases impacted San Francisco’s housing market? It’s emphasized how important it is to be working with professionals like Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of San Francisco’s largest, independently owned brokerage Vanguard Properties.
“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.
San Francisco real estate and the coronavirus/COVID-19 as discussed by Kevin Ho of San Francisco’s Vanguard Properties, the leading locally owned luxury brokerage for the San Francisco Bay Area. The forecast is optimistic, the question is when.
Talking about destination neighborhoods for LGBTQ folks, Kevin Ho of Vanguard Properties discusses how the Castro in San Francisco’s Eureka Valley, stacks up compared to other destinations and why it has a unique appeal.
Setting a property’s list price or better yet trying to find a property’s real market value is always tricky especially in high-value and competitive markets like San Francisco. See how Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, top-ranked agents at San Francisco’s luxury boutique brokerage Vanguard Properties handle the question in the San Francisco Chronicle’s Sound-Off Section
Getting into San Francisco’s real estate market can be daunting, but don’t worry, Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry have a map.
We compare how San Francisco real estate stacks up against its Super Bowl rivals Baltimore and Kansas City. It’s not even close.
Kevin Ho of San Francisco’s Vanguard Properties is interviewed by ABC7 Bay Area about the latest chapter in the Millennium Tower (301 Mission Street) saga a $100M fix where more than 200 pylons are to be driven into the ground to prop up the leaning luxury skyscraper.
Kevin Ho talks about why the Castro is its own neighborhood with Curbed SF
How do agents learn about each other’s property listings in San Francisco? Explore the ways with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of San Francisco’s leading locally owned brokerage Vanguard Properties.
How to buy the right home in San Francisco while honoring your budget and priorities? Start by hiring Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, top producers, REALTORS with San Francisco’s Vanguard Properties, the leading locally owned luxury brokerage.
The intersection of the Internet and real estate has made it even more important to have experienced agents like Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry whose perspective and deep familiarity with San Francisco markets help their clients win in the City’s competetive markets.
Why San Francisco real estate is a good hedge against stock market turbulence with built-in benefits and potential to add value from Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties, San Francisco
How are you suppose to act when you go to an open house and how agents are supposed to act with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, top-producing San Francisco agents representing buyers and sellers.
Read Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry’s thoughts about how real estate values improve if a property has parking and proximity to public transportation, especially in San Francisco real estate.
Kevin and Jonathan’s media savvy and adroitness of preparing listings to look their best will naturally draw media coverage. See how they bring their A-game, including media coverage, on their sellers’ behalf,
For the past few years our friends at SF Curbed have asked Kevin Ho to take part in their annual roundup of local luminaries such as architects, bloggers, urban planning folks and noted bloggers (we’re the real estate folks of course). 2017 was no different. Here are the questions and his answers then.
Coverage of another one of our listings from our friends at Curbed SF. This time it’s an absurdly cute, upgraded NoPa condominium at 913 Central.
As featured on Curbed SF our listing at 735 Clementina in San Francisco’s SOMA district.
September is the time when San Francisco’s real estate market wakes up from its summer hibernation especially after Labor Day. Kevin Ho, Vanguard Properties and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties discuss how this September may be different from past ones for buyers and sellers of real estate.
A record-setting price for a fixer house in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood of nearly $3M as positioned, prepared and marketed by Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of San Francisco’s Vanguard Properties. The pair knew how to market the property at 1072 Noe Street to developers by stressing the property’s location and potential.
Welcome to Year in Curbed, wherein we close out 2014 by asking local design, real estate, and media luminaries to reflect on the highlights and lowlights of a year’s worth of development in San Francisco, Kevin Ho, realtor at Vanguard Properties, contributes.
Vanguard Properties realtor Kevin Ho told KTVU a lot of work will need to be done to support the thousands of new residents developers hope to bring to San Francisco.
Vanguard Properties agent Kevin Ho talks about San Francisco’s suspension of its condo lottery and how it’ll impact property prices in the city.