Kevin+Jonathan’s Blog Posts re SF Real Estate

We Love Infographics — How We Use Adobe Illustrator in Real Estate to Communicate — Kevin+Jonathan

Using the power of infographics, visual design and graphic design to keep clients informed and to reach more home buyers and sellers utilized by Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of San Francisco’s Vanguard Properties where they are top producers who help home buyers and sellers succeed in this competitive market.

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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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Illustration of improvised tower in the Outer Parkside

SF Chronicle: 55 Stories in the Sunset Parkside? The Modern Babel Tower

Tracking development in San Francisco’s Outer Parkside and Sunset neighborhoods with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties, and a proposal for a 55-story in the Sunset/Parkside of all places.

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San Francisco Home Price Map from 2021 to 2022

Infographic: San Francisco’s Price Map 2021 going into 2022

See where houses sold for the most and which neighborhoods are still affordable with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties in San Francisco.

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Raffi the Fortune Teller and San Francisco top-rated elementary schools

SF Market Forecasting: Changes to School Assignment Policy Likely to Impact Home Prices

How housing prices will change as San Francisco’s Unified School District takes geography and proximity into consideration. The Sunset will rise even more.

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From the Chronicle: Bay Area residents still want to stay in California despite ‘mass exodus’ myths

The much hallybooed exodus isn’t as exodusing as it’s supposed to be… There’s been a lot reported about San Francisco residents fleeing the city,…

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San Francisco Chronicle: Q+A: Sound Off: How important is parking and access to public transportation?

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.

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Our Annual Review: Steady As She Goes — Median San Francisco Prices Rise 6% Matching Historic Norms in 2017

While 2017 may not have seemed to be the most normal year around the world — wild fires, 106° days in San Francisco, mayors suddenly leaving us early, presidential lows and a whole renewed awareness of what ‘crossing the line’ meant one thing that held unsurprisingly steady: real estate prices and value. As we’ve said time and time again, real estate is the ultimate hedge against risk, change and surprise in that it’s both an asset with value that also has utility.

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What’s Up with Rentals in San Francisco? October 2016 Edition

More San Francisco rental inventory has driven rents down, but ever so slightly. With more rent control laws on the ballots renters may give buying a deeper look with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties.

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Raffi Money

San Francisco’s Tenant Buy-out Program a Year Later…

San Francisco has a very pro-tenant public policy bent for sure but money is money wherever you are. For some 2,400 tenants who’ve benefited from the Rent Board’s directed buy-out program, the average buyout amount since records were first kept starting in 2015, have averaged around $40,000 with the highest buy-outs going over $460,000. Learn more from Kevin+Jonathan.

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DoReMi: Creating an arts oasis in a forbiddingly costly city – San Francisco Chronicle

Art collectors Deborah and Andy Rappaport are taking over an industrial building in Dogpatch to test a unique plan to save San…

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April 7, 2015 Condos, SF News, SF Urban Planning

Shuttered Mission District Grocery Store Site Could Sprout Housing – SocketSite™

A formal proposal has yet to be made, but the Fortress Property Group has met with San Francisco’s Planning Department to explore…

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