Welcome to Oliver’s San Francisco Real Estate Blog!
This is the best San Francisco Real Estate Blog to visit when looking for San Francisco specific information that is frank, compelling, and timely. You will find details about houses that are not yet even on the market in my Pre-MLS Listings section. You will find answers to questions many buyers and sellers just like yourself are asking: “What is a Probate?”, “What is a Preliminary Title Report?” and “How Do Realtors Price Houses?”. You can also check out the blog series “Ten Things to Know”. Everyday I see and hear interesting real estate information that will find its way onto this San Francisco Real Estate Blog. Check in regularly and always feel free to get a hold of me.
My name is Oliver Burgelman, and I am a San Francisco Real Estate Broker working for Zephyr Real Estate. I have been helping clients buy and sell real estate in San Francisco for over 10 years. In a typical year I will help clients buy and sell 25 to 35 properties. I have an intimate knowledge of the best strategies to compete in San Francisco’s hyper-competitive real estate market, and I have my finger on the pulse of the market! If you have a question about the San Francisco real estate market, just email me. I always try to respond to questions within 1 hour!
I started my San Francisco Real Estate Blog about 4 years ago when it became clear clients wanted a place to find information specific to the local real estate market that they could read and digest at their own pace. If you are reading this real estate blog, you already know it is very difficult to get true and specific information. Of course, I am a broker working in the industry with a vested interest in my business, but the intent of my blog is to simply offer readers an insider’s perspective on what I see in the market on a day to day basis. Answers to real estate questions can sometimes seem to have answers that are less than black and white, and I think it is because there are often several reasons for and conflicting possible solutions to problems that present themselves. Let’s shed some light on the San Francisco real estate market!
My promise to clients is to always tell them the truth to the best of my knowledge regardless of whether it is in my immediate business interest or not.
My strategy is always long term, with an eye on nurturing my relationships far into the future. I want clients to look to me for the best local real estate information, and I want them to feel confident when they refer their friends and family.
Building Trust for Life
Click on the link below to see some of the listings posted by myself and my business partner Mike Ackerman on our primary listings / search website www.BuildingTrust4Life.com.
Have You Heard about Price Squares?
When you want to get a quick sense of how a neighborhood or sub district is trending, price per square foot can be just the thing to bring the San Francisco real estate market into focus. Take a look at my website Price Squares and choose any area in San Francisco by double-clicking on the map!
This is the final weekend to see this beautiful full floor flat at 222 Diamond listed for $899,000. This property will be a full fledged condo before close of escrow, the condo map has been recorded, the CC&R’s have been agreed upon, and the other owners are ready to refinance out of their current group loan. Ill be showing the ...
Our new listing at 222 Diamond Street in Eureka Valley will be open for a Sneak Peak today and tomorrow from 2:00-4:00 PM. Come by and take a look! the property is a full floor flat featuring 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, updated kitchen, and over 1400 square feet. This is a beautiful property which will be fully condo converted ...
Mike and I had a great year selling real estate in San Francisco in 2014. The year isn’t quite over and we have two properties in escrow and a condo hitting the market next week; we have been staying very busy!
426 8th Avenue, our fixer property in the Inner Richmond between Geary and Anza Street, closed escrow yesterday for $1,200,000. It was a bit of a strange property with an awkward layout upstairs but with a large lot and designated RM-1. Before bringing it on the market we cleared out all the sellers belongings, removed old carpet, refinished the hardwood ...
We have a great house coming on the market in the Outer Parkside at 4419 Ulloa Street listed for $679,000. It will be open this weekend Saturday and Sunday from 2:00-4:00 PM.
Happy Halloween! Here are some great Pre MLS Listings coming on the market in San Francisco. Take a look below and let me know if you would like more information about any of them
Check out this weeks Pre MLS Listings for the week of October 21, 2014 including homes in hot neighborhoods like Bernal Heights and Eureka Valley!
Mike and I have a new listings on this week at 426 8th Avenue. It is a great Inner Richmond Opportunity listed for $849,000. Could be developed into a very large single family home or possibly into multiple units.
There are some great properties coming on the market in the next week or two including my listing at 426 8th Avenue! Want more information about a particular neighborhood? If you notice above on the list of Pre MLS Listings the title “District” you will see the district and sub district information. for instance 1B, where my listing at 426 ...
UPDATE! Cooler heads prevailed and San Francisco’s Proposition G was defeated at the polls November 2, 2014. In November a dark cloud called Prop G, the “Speculator Tax”, will be on the San Francisco ballot which, if passed, will increase the transfer tax on property owned for less than five years. It will effect 2-30 unit buildings including single family ...