Last year an independent parking spot in South of Market in San Francisco went for $82,000. Jaws dropped! Well compared to Hong Kong, that pennies! In May, someone bought a parking space in Hong Kong for a bone chilling $547,000 USD! Now that $82k spot looks like a real steal!
Last month my book "LOOKING UP: Images to Uplift & Inspire" hit Amazon's Best Sellers List - Top 10. Thanks for all the support y'all! It's a collection of my photography, some images of which have been featured for San Francisco Chronicle's #HowSFseesSF. Interspersed are some of my favorite quotes for celebs of yesteryear and now from Judy Garland to Madonna! Here's a sample below!
Larry Muck, chair of the American Association of Private Lenders (AAPL), had me on his radio show Community Investor to talk about the state of the housing market and affordability in San Francisco
CurbedSF.com via Zumper says this about the San Francisco rental market. "It's as frightening as you would expect. The median rental rate for a one-bedroom sits at $3,200, up from $2,813 in January ...For the first time ever, median rents in some neighborhoods—hello, Russian Hill and South Beach—have hit $4,000." Holy Smokes!
Agent Uprising interviewed me and boy this podcast has lots of goodies for any agent starting in the biz! Listen here!
Listen to this episode to learn how Herman has become a master of getting into the media to promote his personal brand. If you have interest in getting multi-media promotion, check out this episode to see how he does it.
Agent: Herman Chan
Market: San Franciso Bay area
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From making music to building homes, this makes perfect sense! Kevin of the boy band Jonas Brothers just appeared on Bravo TV's Real Housewives of New Jersey as a general contractor. Before you scoff, he is not the 1st musician to transition to housing. Vanilla Ice has his own TV show on HGTV about flipping homes!
All You Ever Need to Know About SF House Hunting in 4 Simple Infographics. Everything's a Trade-Off!
The peeps at The Bold Italic totally nailed it! Four charts sum up everything about the SF renting game...but it applies to buying too! Doesn't matter if you are renting/buying nor what price range, you can't have it all here!