Kevin+Jonathan’s Blog Posts re SF Real Estate

Type of Flipped Houses in San Francisco

Flipped for Good?

How are you supposed to tell if a renovated property is good quality or not? See what Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of San Francisco’s Vanguard Properties, have to say about assessing flipped homes.

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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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For Sale: 2155 12th Avenue, San Francisco, Listed with Kevin Ho + Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties, MLS 421572637

2155 12th Avenue, Golden Gate Heights view home w/3bds, 2baths, sweeping view patio, yard, 1,690 sqft, updated for sale. Listed with Kevin+Jonathan, Vanguard Properties, San Francisco. SF MLS 421572637. Stylishly updated with sweeping ocean views and deck to enjoy them from on a block that rarely sells. There are 2 beds and 1 full bath up with an open-layout living, dining and kitchen and the lower level has 1 bed, 1 bath, a wet bar/kitchenette and direct access to the back garden.

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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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875 Vermont - Raffi in the Dining Area

For Sale: 875 Vermont St., No. 204, San Francisco Listed By Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties | Bight Modern Mint Hill Home

sted with Kevin Ho + Jonathan McNarry: 875 Vermont Street, No. 204: Just-updated 1-bed, 1-bath, 1-car parking, Potrero condominium with in-unit laundry that’s comfortable, bright and relaxed. San Francisco MLS 421534716, www.875-vermont.com

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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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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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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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201 Mateo

SOLD: 201 Mateo Street, San Francisco | Listed By Kevin+Jonathan, MLS 421524593

201 Mateo Street KEVIN K. HO + JONATHAN B. MCNARRY PRESENT SOLD (WITH MULTIPLE OFFERS) EXCLUSIVELY BY: Kevin K. Ho, Esq. Jonathan... Read more

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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Victorian sensibilities

SF Gate: The weird reasons behind why there are so many split bathrooms in San Francisco homes

SF Gate: The weird reasons behind why there are so many split bathrooms in San Francisco homes with Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties

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