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2015 The Luxury of Home

McGuire Real Estate is the featured real estate broker for San Francisco Bay Area in the 2015 The Luxury of Home book that showcases exceptional Architects, Interior Designers, Builders and Real Estate Brokers from around the county. View McGuire’s page and the book here.


Weekly Real Estate Wrap Up March 2-6

CurbedSF Adorable Courtyard Eichler Wants $830K in Walnut Creek | 03.06.15 Weekend Open House Report: Mission District Edition | 03.06.15 Historic Julia Morgan Home Wants $1.2M in Vallejo | 03.06.15 3 BR Russian Hill Condo Doubles Price, Asks $7.5M | 03.05.15 $11.7M Alioto Mansion as Airbnb Asking $7K/Night | 03.04.15 Most Underwhelming Mansion Lists for […]


San Francisco Property Tax

The annual tax rate is recommended by the Controller based upon a combination of the general tax levy (which is determined in accordance with State law and is limited to $1 per $100 of assessed value of your property) and the City’s voter-approved indebtedness (which may include locally voted special taxes, bond measures, and city […]


Get Chauffeured: A Narrated Virtual Tour of San Francisco

Get Chauffeured: A Narrated Virtual Tour of San Francisco   52  Blocks of  Sightseeing in  San Francisco You are visiting from out of town, we hop in the car, wander around and see some sights (some touristy, some not). We’ll follow Mississippi Street to 7th Street to Leavenworth Street, passing through the neighborhoods of Potrero […]


Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Agent Kim Barnes Pioneering the Use of Cinematic 3D Technology To Market Luxury Properties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 17, 2013 FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Michelle Galvez , Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage     925.275.3085 Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Agent Kim Barnes Pioneering the Use of Cinematic 3D Technology To Market Luxury Properties SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 17, 2013 – 3D video technology has been used in $300 million […]


San Francisco’s Top 10 Yelps for May 2013

Oh Yelp. What would we do without you? You have to admit that the uncertainty of trying a new restaurant, store or service has greatly diminished since the debut of this opinion-driven site. Thanks to the experiences of thousands of others, you almost know whether or not you’ll enjoy a new restaurant even before you even […]


San Francisco’s Fabulous Farmers’ Markets

Travel & Leisure rated the Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market as the 3rd best Farmers’ Market in America. Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market One Ferry Building—Along the Embarcadero at the foot of Market Street Tuesday & Thursday: 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday: 8 am to 2 pm The Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market is renowned throughout the nation for […]


Bay to Breakers 2013

          There is no sporting event quite like Bay to Breakers. What other race combines world class runners with costumed party-goers on such a grand scale? It’s a testament to San Francisco, the city of creative spirit, that a footrace can be turned into such a massive demonstration of uniqueness, audacity […]


Elegant Victorian Residence in Pacific Heights

Click Here For All Photos New Listing – Elegant Pacific Heights Residence $1,775,000 Historic elegance in a beautifully renovated and well maintained house-like stately Victorian on a lovely tree-lined street in City’s finest neighborhood. Gracious scale, architectural details, soaring ceilings and hardwood floors grace the sun-filled formal living room and dining room with fireplace which […]


Bay Area Housing Market Continues to Gain Strength, New Report Shows

A new report out this week shows that the Bay Area’s housing market continues to gain strength with growing demand and a shortage of listings driving prices sharply higher and boosting sales once again in January. DataQuick, the La Jolla-based real estate information service, reported that the local market turned in its strongest January sales […]


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The 2012 edition of the Previews Luxury Market report

The 2012 edition of the Previews Luxury Market report has been released! As 2012 comes to a close, Coldwell Banker Previews International® has taken a look back on the affluent marketplace for the December 2012 Luxury Market Report. Inside the report, you’ll find: Ultra-Affluent Market Survey. What motivates a buyer or seller at the very top of […]

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