Kevin+Jonathan’s Blog Posts re SF Real Estate

October 6, 2021 Something Special

Calendars

Raffi McNarry Ho, star of his annual calendar showing off his skills as a real estate super dog for San Francisco with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties.

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The Front of the House

Now Selling: 4367 21st Street, San Francisco | Listed By Kevin Ho + Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties | MLS 421600325

4367 21st Street, San Francisco, CA, A wonderful, corner-lot home with a white picket fence, jasmine-scented private front yard that’s fully detached and one where the garage is on the side of the home, which allows copious amounts of natural light to pour into a newly updated kitchen with tile, quartz, walnut and stainless steel appliances including a new gas cooktop, electric oven and warming drawer. The are other features throughout the just-updated home such as new millwork in the formal dining room that offer a subtle countertpoint to the dramatic polished nickel chandelier or the backlit colorful stained-glass window. The pair of upstairs bedrooms each have vaulted ceilings, dramatic designer light fixtures and outdoor space including a 200+ sqft south-facing patio. The ground floor of this concrete-foundation home has an en suite bedroom and internal access garage where you can plug-in your electric car into the home’s 240-V outlet. Set above the Castro and Noe Valley in a quiet and warm pocket of this part of town, 4367’s proximity to some of the city’s best public schools may come in handy in 2024, which is when proximity will play a role in determining where kids can go to school. Visit www.4367-21st.com

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S.F. mansion sets new record for most expensive home ever sold in the city — San Francisco Business Times

What’s $45 million between friends? When will tens of millions push to 100+? There are signs that it won’t be too much…

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NOW SELLING: 1631 Pierce Street, San Francisco | Listed with Kevin Ho + Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties | MLS 421572650

Fall in love with this beautiful Victorian home with a blossoming, oversized yard in Lower Pacific Heights with yoga next door and tennis courts at either end of the block among the many shops, restaurants and attractions that surround 1631 Pierce Street. 1631 is a sophisticated and stylish, 3-bed, 2.5-bath, 1-car garage parking updated Victorian condominium that with rich details, updated chef’s kitchen, laundry, 2 outdoor areas, and an adaptable layout that allows for public and private spaces to coexist comfortably. The home is envy-worthy but not overly pretentious either. Tour virtually, watch the sweet video and see the floorplans at www.1631-Pierce.com or visit in person. Before we forget, 1631 is part of a self-managed 3-unit HOA with invested co-owners who are committed with ensuring 1631 shines on for another 135 years and love the building and its amazing yard. Homeowner dues include earthquake insurance and 1631 has ≈ 1,504 sqft of living area (per appraiser).

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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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SOLD: 27 Boardman Place, San Francisco | A Rare and Unexpected SoMa Home MLS 421524274 | List $1.895M | SOLD: $2M

Owned by the same family for years, this first time in over 40 years that 27 Boardman Place is available for sale. With more than 2800+ square foot, this home can be a family compound, home + income property, or multigenerational home. With 4 bedrooms, 2 levels, 2-car parking, this is a special opportunity. The current owners supplemented their income with a licensed Airbnb space that generated more than $80,000 with the income prior to the pandemic.

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Sold: 76 Fairfield Way, San Francisco | $1,302,800 | 491659

    presented by: Kevin K. Ho + Jonathan B. McNarry    76 Fairfield Way  A Large Opportunity With Big Western Views…

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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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Our Field Trip to 181 Fremont — Luxury in the Sky Under Construction

Our field trip to 181 Fremont Street, San Francisco’s latest luxury development which is under construction with the first of the 55 luxury homes being delivered in spring 2018. Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties, San Francisco

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Sold: 1050 Los Trancos Road, Portola Valley, San Mateo County | Vacant Land with Plans

6,800-sqft undeveloped, a tranquil forested parcel in Portola Valley in unincorporated San Mateo County with approved plans to build a modern, 2,150-sqft home in this great setting that’s the best of nature, location and proximity to Portola Valley’s amenities, schools and services. Listed with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties, San Francisco.

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Sold: 8 Octavia, No. 502, San Francisco | $1,295,000 | MLS 461382

Now Available from Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties, 8 Octavia, Number 502, a 2-bed, 2-bath unit with parking at this designer building done by renowned architect Stanley Saitowitz. Listed at $1,295M.

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How We Looked Then! San Francisco in 1955 (Cinemascope film) 

Take a ride down historic, 1950s SF! Cinemascope homage to the city of San Francisco made by amateur filmmaker and inventor Tullio…

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