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Dear Friends,

 

Can you believe the year is already over? We certainly can’t! As 2019 draws to an end, we are so grateful for another great year and being able to help so many families with their real estate needs!

 

As the picture above suggests, we had a great time at our Thanksgiving client appreciation party where everyone went home with a pie for their Thanksgiving feast! We look forward to more gatherings like this in 2020!

 

Overall, the San Francisco real estate market remained strong in 2019 with a dip in the Fall selling season for the 5th year in a row. That mentioned, our market is very much supply driven.

 

Neighborhoods like SOMA and South Beach, where there is an abundance of inventory, are seeing longer days on market and downward pressure on pricing. Sellers in even the hottest neighborhoods are best advised to do everything possible to price correctly, show their homes in the best possible light and not to take the market for granted. For buyers, there are definitely excellent opportunities out there for you!!

 

Happy holidays and may you and your loved ones be blessed with health, happiness and prosperity in the coming year and new decade!! As always, please think of us next time you or someone you know is considering selling or buying.

 

Warmly,

 

Dale + Alla

Watch how we helped our seller maximize the re-sale value of his family's home!

Check out this short video about a recent seller’s experience working with us and using the Compass Concierge Program. Thanks Joe for your kind words! We were all thrilled with the terrific result! 

 

Spoiler alert: we received tremendous agent and buyer interest that resulted in 10 offers. Leveraging these offers, we negotiated an even higher price, exceeding our expectations.

 

Give us a call at 415.845.5614 to chat more about selling your home. 

San Francisco Market Update

Median House Prices by Realtor District

 

As you may know, median sales prices are affected by other factors besides changes in fair market value. Monthly and seasonal fluctuations are common and longer-term trends are much more meaningful than short-term changes. 

 

Between 2012 and 2019 we saw a recovery in the market and a high-tech boom that is reflected in the graph below. 

The 2019 YTD median sales prices should be considered preliminary until full year data is in. Comparing 2019 YTD to 2018, the median house sales price is about the same, even though new monthly and quarterly peaks were hit year to date.

 

Curious what your home is worth? Contact us at 415.845.5614 or SFRealEstate@DaleAndAlla.com

2019 Recap

This year our team closed 37 transactions totaling over $59 million, qualifying us in the Top 1% of San Francisco agents and one of the Top 100 Real Estate Teams in the Bay Area. 

 

As 2020 approaches, we look forward to continuing to assist our clients in navigating the home buying and selling process and continue to cultivate our connections with clients, friends, and colleagues.

Local Happenings December 2019

National Sangria Day! Wine Not?

Friday, Dec. 20th

5 PM – 9 PM

SPARK Social SF (

601 Mission Bay Blvd N)

 

National Sangria Day is here for a holiday miracle! 🍷🎁🎄🦌

Take back your December with bottomless holiday-inspired sangrias, DJ’d music so you can jingle bell rock to your favorite bops, and 12 food trucks sleighin’ gourmet eats. Whether this is your last hoorah before friends scatter or you’re fortifying for the days to come, SPARK has got you covered! 

 
Tickets sold here.

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair

Nov. 23rd – Dec. 22nd 

10 AM – 7 PM

Cow Palace Exhibition Halls, SF

 
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair is a one-of-a-kind holiday adventure into Victorian London – an elaborate party with hundreds of costumed players performing and interacting with patrons in over 120,000 square feet of theatrically-lit music halls, pubs, dance floors, and Christmas shops. The Dickens Christmas Fair is a treasured Bay Area tradition since 1970 and a splendid way to celebrate the holidays.
 

Tickets sold here.