Kevin+Jonathan’s Blog Posts re SF Real Estate

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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Graphic showing migration of buyer preferences

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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SF Real Estate News: A 2023 Spring Awakening? The San Francisco Bay Area is winning back workers after pandemic exodus — Vox News

We are in the business of pointing out trends and things in motion before most people know about it, problem solving and…

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February 18, 2022 Real Estate Industry, Trends

News: Another Supply Chain Link Broken: The Garage Door 

4 bed, 3 bath, no garage door: Unlikely woes hold up new homes “Garage doors are a nightmare,” said Rick Palacios Jr.,…

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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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Live Housing Market Data for San Francisco — it’s been dramatic out there (fr Kevin+Jonathan)

Live San Francisco Home Sales Data from Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of leading locally owned brokerage Vanguard Properties is a resource that helps buyers and sellers alike in discerning where the market is going and where its been. Professional analysis and context is what Kevin+Jonathan deliver for their clients. www.kevinandjonathan.com/stats

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Tradecraft: Using 3D Tours with Matterport for selling homes virtually

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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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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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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Is it a good time or not for real estate?

Kevin Quoted in Mission Local: “Real estate market in the Mission appears to recover, for now – Mission Local”

“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.

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Debunking The Great IPO Scare of ’19 with Kevin Ho + Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties

Don’t Believe The Hype, The Last Round of San Francisco IPO Blast Offs Will Impact the Housing Market But Not As Soon As You Think. Grounded real estate perspective for San Francisco from Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, top San Francisco real estate agents.

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