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Optimistic outlook for San Francisco’s real estate market – Marina Times: March 2024
Bay Area tallies new record in luxury home sales – SF Business Times: September 15, 2023
An up and down market – Marina Times: April 2023
Why home staging is a requirement in the Bay Area – SF Gate: August 4, 2022
Buyer caution versus pent up demand – Marina Times: June 2022
Annie Williams Named a Leading 100 in Bay Area Real Estate – LuxeSF: September 28, 2021
Video House Tour: Pac Hgts penthouse with epic rooftop lounge asks $7.9 million – 7×7: May 6, 2021
Ready for the rebound – Marina Times: May 2021
Sound Off: What remodeling projects add the most value to a home – SF Gate: November 30, 2020
Tom Steyer Asks $11 Million for Longtime San Francisco Home – WSJ: September 16, 2020
Former tooth powder warehouse now $5.5 million home – Yahoo News: August 4, 2020
SF loft with shipping container rooms lists for $5.55m – The Spaces: August 2020
Warehouse is now $5.5 million home made of shipping containers – Business Insider: August 4, 2020
Fillmore Factory House – Uncrate: July 2020
Are people really fleeing the city?
– Marina Times: July 2020
SF home with a sunroom that turns into a movie theater hits the market for $7M – SF Gate: June 4, 2020
5 San Francisco open houses you can tour virtually – Curbed SF: May 27, 2020
5 Sweet Tax Deductions When Selling a Home: Did You Take Them All? – February 24, 2020
Arts and Crafts Abode in Pacific Heights asks $4.49M – Curbed SF: January 28, 2020
The Emerging Luxury Consumer Is Different
– Inman: November 4, 2019
Where Are the Offers? How to Avoid the Overpricing Mistake – Inman: August 25, 2019
Here’s Why One of SF’s Top 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

Helpful Articles & Websites

The Huge Tax Break for Home Sellers: What To Know About the $500,000 Exemption – WSJ: June 4, 2021
Transfer Tax Affidavit: January 2021 (PDF)
Overview of Proposition 19: Tax Basis Portability (PDF)
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Six Reason to Get a Professional’s Advice When Selling Your Home (PDF)
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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
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