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Blog Archives: November 2015

Three Tips for Elegant Outdoor Holiday Decor

November 24, 2015
Decorating the outside of your home for the holidays while maintaining the elegance of your home and staying within your style aesthetic can sometimes present a challenge. Following are three key tips for outdoor holiday dcor to create the perfect blend of holiday splendor and upscale design. 1. Light it up No holiday dcor would be complete without lights. But that doesn’t mean you have to turn your house into The Griswolds. A tasteful display of holiday lights can give your home some seasonal sparkle. Lights strung along your house can ...

Selling a Home During the Holidays

November 20, 2015
The end of the year is not just about shopping, family gatherings and holiday parties – many people use the time off to move before the New Year.  While conventional wisdom may tell you that this may be too stressful a time to consider selling your home, rest assured that it may not be as difficult as you think.  With fewer homes on the market, there is less competition in your neighborhood.  Plus, there are a few things you can do to maximize your home’s charm, and make selling during the holidays a little easier. Understand your potential ...

Condo Market Update: Oct. 2015

November 05, 2015
Provided by The Mark Comapny

San Francisco 2015 Election Results Are Here

November 04, 2015
Follow this link to SF Gate for a beakdown of the results: CLICK HERE From SF Curbed, here is a discussion of the major housing issues that were on the ballot: Housing issues stood out as the main ingredient in the alphabet soup of propositions that headed to vote in San Francisco yesterday, and moderate positions generally prevailed. Efforts to slow new construction in a city starved for housing were generally unsuccessful, with the most talked-about prop of them all, the so-called Mission Moratorium, falling to defeat while height ...

State-Required Affordable Housing Density Bonus Could Soon Be Law in San Francisco

November 04, 2015
​On August 21, 2015, we introduced the Planning Department’s Affordable Housing Bonus Program implementing the State’s density bonus law. [Density Bonus Program Unveiled]. The Program was formally introduced on September 29, 2015, and could be adopted before the end of 2015. The Local Affordable Housing Bonus Program would provide an incentive for project sponsors to set aside a total of 30% of residential units for onsite below-market-rate units to low- and moderate-income households. The most appealing benefit of the program is that it ...