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(Painting Courtesy of Jennifer Wasson)

I have a love-hate relationship with October.

I am always disappointed to have fewer hours of daylight, and I really start to notice this and mourn the loss of light in late September and early October.

I DO love the fact ...Read more

161 Randall

This truly quintessential San Francisco home carries a tranquil vibe from the unique front-of-house decks thru the house to the enchanting backyard. With captivating city views, this gorgeous and thoughtfully remodeled home has stunning hardwood floors and a well-designed layout including three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a one-car garage. The bright living room has a fireplace, and is an ideal setting for taking in the downtown skyline. The formal dining room is adjacent to the beautifully renovated kitchen with an island breakfast bar, a Thermador fridge, Viking stove and French doors that lead to the garden. The home’s master suite features amazing downtown views, abundant closet space, and an adjacent sitting room with a calming energy that has access to a deck that overlooks the serene garden.

The charming south-facing backyard is brimming with mature plants and fruit trees with a thriving grassy area. It has views of Bernal Hill and built-in seating located just steps off the kitchen, creating the ideal indoor/outdoor environment—perfect for entertaining with family or friends.

This home’s location is prime! It is walking distance to Glen Park Village, Bernal Heights and Noe Valley dining and shopping. Great transportation options including BART, J-Church, MUNI busses, and several corporate shuttle stops. Plus easy access to highway 280.

This lovely home has downtown views, a tranquil south facing yard and is walkable to conveniences and transportation. A true San Francisco gem!

2542 Sacramento Street #102

This beautiful, light-filled one bedroom, one bath condo is ideally located a half block from Pacific Heights’ vibrant Fillmore Street, with some of the city’s best restaurants, cafés and boutiques. It is a quick walk to Alta Plaza and Lafayette Parks, close to MUNI and corporate shuttle busses, and it’s easy to get downtown and to points North and South. The combination living and dining rooms with wood floors are adjacent to the kitchen and the private patio.  The kitchen has granite counters, stainless appliances, beautiful gray-stained cabinets and a glass tile backsplash. The bright, spacious bedroom has a large closet. Extra storage is available in the custom-designed unit in the spacious entry hallway. Leased parking in building. Low HOA dues $371.56 per month. Beautiful and close to it all. It doesn’t get much better than this!

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May 27th marks the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. There are dozens of celebrations planned by different Bay area groups.

I marvel at the Bridge. It's majestic, it's beautiful. The views from the Bridge are captivating. Driving ...Read more

Thanksgiving is a time for lots of food and gratitude. In our home, it is also a time to celebrate birthdays. Our family (thanks to my sister and her family) has a very popular birthday tradition. The doughnut. Yes, I admit it. We get doughnuts early in the morning (while they are yummy and ...Read more

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 farmers market. YES! I think they are farmed with extra love and attention and it is fun to go to the farm ...Read more

In the last few months, the city has been buzzing about the upcoming America's Cup , heading to San Francisco for events in 2012 and 2013. Besides being fun, the events are expected to bring over 8,000 jobs to the SF Bay Area and create over $1 ...Read more

Creekside Fridays is a really fun event, and Stacey and I are pleased to sponsor two weeks of this event this year: Friday June 24th and Friday July 29th from 6:30 to 8 PM at the Tam Valley Log Cabin at 60 Tennessee Valley Road. It's a great event and a terrific way to start the weekend--and for ...Read more

I was delighted to see a facebook post from my client this morning (while sitting on long and boring hold). There fantastic home was highlighted in yesterday's Chronicle . I helped them buy this ...Read more

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 and delight of the audience. I found this amazing video online.

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