Kevin+Jonathan’s Blog Posts re SF Real Estate

Excerpt of San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate Section

What to Know About Condo and HOA Documents

Property disclosures are vitally important part of buyer diligence in San Francisco especially with condominium purchases. Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, top real estate agents with Vanguard Properties, discuss what you should look for.

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Client Wins with Kevin+Jonathan

Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, realtors, top producing agents with Vanguard Properties in San Francisco, use the power of their long experience, energy, and higher education and visual and graphic design skills to keep buyer and seller clients ahead and successful in our competitive housing market. www.kevinandjonathan.com

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Reviewed: The San Francisco Association of REALTORS June 2023 Purchase Contract with Kevin+Jonathan

As realtors and leading San Francisco real estate agents, Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties, read through the latest version of the standard purchase contract that they consulted on. This version tracks homeowner insurance and responds to the housing market’s recent evolution.

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Mr. Raffi, our black Labrador retriever, in the courtyard at 814 Carolina.

Dog Parks in San Francisco from Dog Dads & Realtors Kevin+Jonathan (and Raffi)

In a City with more dogs than children, looking for homes where your dog will thrive may mean proximity to dog parks is key. Here’s where they are in San Francisco, as vetted by Mr. Raffi, real estate super dog who lives with Kevin+Jonathan

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SF Chronicle: State Farm Leaves California

Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, top real estate agents of San Francisco’s Vanguard Properties, talk about a big change to the real estate market in California with State Farm and insuring California homes.

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Here‘s the SF neighborhoods with most ‘severe’ street conditions

San Francisco is well known for its walkability, but a recent report found that three-quarters of the city’s sidewalks have moderate to severe defects…

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All-Cash vs. Financed Offers in San Francisco Chart

SF Chronicle: All-Cash vs. Financed Offers in 2023

Cash vs. Mortgages in San Francisco — which is more popular in San Francisco’s housing market? Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, top-ranked real estate agents at Vanguard Properties, explore showing that financed offers account for more than half of all reported purchases for the past 5 years.

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SF Chronicle: How Remote Work Changed Our Housing Market in San Francisco (April 2023)

The shift towards remote work has greatly influenced buyer preferences and led to changes in the housing market in San Francisco as discussed by top-producing relators Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties, San Francisco. www.kevinandjonathan.com

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In SF Gate: Looking Past the Headlines – Sept 4, 2022

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.