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It has been interesting to watch the public discourse about San Francisco's parking meters, use of parking spots, congestion and MUNI over the last few years.  It has been difficult for some developers to get approved plans for a 1:1 ratio of housing units to cars. More parking meters are being installed along the waterfront near areas used as access to recreation for many SanRead More

Megan and Lee Mokri bought their first home in Mill Valley.  So why is this news? They love living there.  And, they appreciate the service they got from Stacey and Jane.  Check out this video:
 

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Thanks to Sofiya Feerer for this guest blog post!
By: Sofiya Feerer, Esq.
 
Planning for your death may seem a bit morbid. Yet proactive people protect their loved ones and their estates through well drafted and properly funded estate plans. A good estate planning attorney will create a comprehensive plan to address your goals and concerns. Here are the top five reasons you need to getRead More

 
There have been several articles recently that indicate the San Francisco housing market is a heading to doom: there is a bubble, it will burst and prices will tumble. Is that true? My crystal ball has been broken for a long time.
 
Here’s what I know. The housing market in the Bay Area has been red hot for the last three years. The market continues to be strong, although we areRead More

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Going Fishin' (well, no, not really)
I'm excited to head to Del Ray, CA, south of Fresno to go picking peaches with friends tomorrow.  These Elberta peaches are extraordinary.  Do they taste better than anything you buy at the...
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An Amazing Tour of (mostly) San Francisco
  Wow, check out this amazing tour of San Francisco.  It is the brilliant work of Scott Weaver who spent countless hours building this amazing kinetic sculpture. I love hearing the laughter...
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Will A Moratorium on Foreclosures Help the San Francisco Market? A Reader Responds
Here is a response to one of our posts about Foreclosures in our blog, from Ken Moll, President of GGB Capital LLC, here in San Francisco.  A bit too long for our comment section, so we're...
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Who Says the Market is Dead?
The Rush   Here is a picture of the crowd heading in to see the house at 285 Richland Ave in San Francisco this morning for a brief (and probably only) showing of this house.  Why? ...
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What Will Be The Future of the Housing Market?
There have been recent proposals to eliminate the Federal income tax deduction for mortgage interest paid and to eliminate the government's role in guaranteeing loans.  These are likely to have...
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Will A Moratorium on Foreclosures Help the San Francisco Market?
In the past week, several major banks have announced that they will stop the foreclosure process until they have more time to evaluate the process and be sure that there are no errors in their paper...
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San Francisco's Big Renovation Project
San Francisco supervisors voted earlier this week to approve the plan for the project to transform the partially abandoned Hunters Point Shipyard into a new neighborhood with open space, over 10,000...
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Peaches!
  On a Saturday in August, I will be heading to the Masumoto Farm in Del Ray, south of Fresno to pick peaches.  This has become an annual event.  We head down on Friday, stop at our...
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A Good Plan
GreenFinanceSF launches its services this week, helping San Francisco homeowners pay for retrofits to their homes that save energy and money.  This city backed program allows these homeowners to...
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