Kevin+Jonathan’s Blog Posts re SF Real Estate

July 15, 2021 0 On the Media, Sellers advice

SF Chronicle: When do you recommend staging and when is it unnecessary?

We’re regular contributors to the San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Real Estate Section. Our comments on how staging is never really an option.  …

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Staged Homes vs Unstaged Homes

On the Media: K+J on Home Staging’s Importance

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.

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How We Use Matterport in Our Listings

Increasingly vital to real estate is the ability to bring you there even if we can’t literally get you there to the site. And while the initial technology was more Salvador Dali and a frill than something essential to any listing, thanks to COVID and technological development and further enhancement to the platform, 3-D Matterport tours have become the new standard and is something Kevin+Jonathan are happy to include as part of our core of listing services and marketing.

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Why SF Real Estate Now? Lockout Period Mints at least 7,000 New Millionaires in the Bay Area

This may explain why we’ve been so busy over the past few months…. Over the past six months, at least 35 companies…

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Raffi's Index

SF Housing Sales Data: Raffi’s 2020 Index for San Francisco Housing Sales | A More Resilient Market

Raffi’s Index(January 2021) Just as difficult 2020 was, it’s just as difficult to put it into words. So just as the Harper’s Index…

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People need to buy and sell houses no matter when

SF Chronicle Sound-Off Q+A: Still Busy During Covid with Kevin+Jonathan

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.

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COVID-19 Art

COVID-19 + Real Estate in San Francisco

San Francisco real estate is still taking place during COVID-19. But with social distancing and nervous lenders and sellers, changes have come and conventions are rapidly changing. See how the fog of the virus has complicated the fog San Francisco is known for with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties.

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SF Gate’s Sound Off: Will the 49ers playing in the Super Bowl affect open houses this weekend? 

We compare how San Francisco real estate stacks up against its Super Bowl rivals Baltimore and Kansas City. It’s not even close.

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2020 welcome

Leading San Francisco Real Estate Agents Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of locally owned and operated Vanguard Properties, the luxury brokerage with strong LGBT ties and development experience. They’re REALTORS and rank in San Francisco’s Top 1% of Agents. With their loyal black labrador retriever Raffi, Kevin+Jonathan represent buyers and sellers in all of San Francisco and are homeowners themselves who renovated their own house in the Castro for 11 months. DRE 01875957 | DRE 01747295 415.297.7462 and 415.215.4393

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Strategic Updates and Before and Afters with Kevin Ho + Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties, San Francisco, CA

Strategic updates for getting your property ready for sale by creating the right look, touch, and feel is key to ensuring that our clients’ San Francisco properties are presented in the best possible light with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, top producers, realtors, and property sales experts at Vanguard Properties.

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Raffi at Duboce

Mr Raffi and Our Marketing — Our Famous Real Estate Dog in San Francisco

Real estate and dogs go hand in, well, paw, which is where Raffi McNarry-Ho comes in. Raffi, Guide Dog turned real estate super dog, is a memorable part of any property that Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, top producers at San Francisco’s Vanguard Properties, list and sell for their clients. More eco-friendly and memorable than cookies (not to mention gluten-free) Raffi is a conversation starter and something that will make our listings stand out from all the others.

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Sold: 75 Lily St, No. 3, San Francisco | Multiple Offers | MLS 481289

Listed with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of San Francisco’s Vanguard Properties, 75 Lily Street, Unit #3, is an updated, stylish, bright, spacious, top-floor condominium with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, in-unit laundry, wood floors, gas range and stainless appliances and in a catalog-perfect historic facade building with a fantastic central Hayes Valley location. List price at $699,000.

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