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Recent News Articles

Where Are the Offers? How to Avoid the Overpricing Mistake – Inman: August 25, 2019
Exclusive: Here’s Why One of SF’s Top Real Estate Agents Left Compass for Sotheby’s – SF Business Times: July 17, 2019
Dangers of Overpricing in SF – Compass: June 2019
Architectural gem blends classical detail with modern comfort – SF Gate: December 7, 2018
Sea Cliff home with pool—and pool house—asks $3.995 million – SF Gate: September 13, 2018
SF’s 20 best public elementary schools, according to Niche – SF Gate: February 14, 2018
2066 Green Street – Pac Hghts condo with unobstructed views – SF Chronicle: July 7, 2017
2323 Bush St – Walk-through: Chic & sleek in Lower Pac Hghts – SF Chronicle: June 27, 2017
Spec House on SF’s Gold Coast Seeks $40 Million – WSJ: April 4, 2017
The Home Buying Decision
by David Brooks – NYT: Jan 6, 2017
Profile: Annie Williams, Hill & Co. – The Luxury Living Council of SF: November 21, 2016
7 Home Fixes You Must Complete Before Selling – Inman: July 18, 2016
SF luxury market takes a hit– July 6, 2016
The Psychology of Buying and Selling a House – Wall Street Journal: June 12, 2016
Finding insurance at the right price – June 3, 2016
The Art of Home Staging – NYT: Jan 22, 2016
It’s The Price That Sells a Home – Realty Times: Jan 20, 2014
5 Questions Every Buyer Should Ask – Inman News: July 30, 2012

Helpful Articles & Websites

The Essential Homeowner’s Checklist (PDF)
Resources for Buyers
Buyer’s Estimated Closing Costs (PDF)
Resources for Sellers
Seller’s Estimated Closing Costs (PDF)
Six Reason to Get a Professional’s Advice When Selling Your Home (PDF)
Tips for a Smooth Loan Approval (PDF)
What Role Does the Title Company Play in a Real Estate Transaction (PDF)
9 Tips for Making Escrow Less Stressful
30 of the Most Common Title Issues (PDF)
21 Reasons for Title Insurance
Questions and Answers on Tenancy In Common/TIC (PDF)
5 Tips for Staging Your Home
Declutter Your Home, Sell Faster
Tips on Staging Your Home (PDF)
Survey: Staging Gets Homes Off the Market
San Francisco Rent Control Flow Chart (PDF)
Emergency Preparedness Essentials (PDF)
Earthquake Preparedness

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