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31st Annual Carnaval San Francisco

California’s Largest Annual Multi-Cultural Celebration
May 23rd & 24th
10am – 6pm

One of the city’s most spectacular traditions, Carnaval San Francisco showcases the very best of Latin American and Caribbean cultures and traditions with a diverse array of food, music, dance and artistry, including works created by the talented community of Mission District residents and Bay Area artists.
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San Francisco Luxury Condominiums

San Francisco is alive with possibility, and now SOMA Grand captures the city’s promise of rich and surprising experiences in an urban luxury residence. Here, you’re pampered like a guest at a high-rise San Francisco hotel and surrounded by the best amenities in town. And here too, you’re welcomed into a condo community with a passion for living. 1160 Mission St. (Mission & 7th)

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Pre-Market Opportunities

These properties are either coming into the MLS in the next few weeks or will not be marketed by the agent in MLS. For an opportunity to view them prior to the rest of the market, please contact me. There is also a note about properties that buyers are looking for – do you have a property to sell? 

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New Listings! 959 McLaughlin Street, Richmond


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New Listing! 969 McLaughlin Street, Richmond


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Renting instead of Selling

Depending on your circumstances and current market conditions, renting one’s home instead of selling it is certainly an option worth considering, but here are a few additional factors to keep in mind as you make your decision:< ?xml:namespace prefix ="" o />


In San Francisco, renters typically reduce property value for the following reasons:

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San Francisco International Art Festival

San Francisco International Art Festival
May 20 to May 31, 2009

The sixth annual San Francisco International Arts Festival is taking place amidst what can only be described as extraordinary times. Many people are being forced to confront some of their most fundamental assumptions about society and the world we live in. It is in these vacillating and uncertain that the arts are so important. Artists are the gateways to inspiration, the agent provocateurs of tantalizing ideas, and the shamans who can reveal truth and meaning through the intangible acts of movement, gesture, melody and word.

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San Francisco Market Statistics May 2, 2009

Hotsheet Statistics for the Past 2-Weeks: SF Houses, Condos & TICs (compared to the previous 2-week period)< ?xml:namespace prefix ="" o ns ="" "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


The last 2 weeks had the highest number of listings going contingent or pending since September 2008 indicating a significant pick up in the number of listings accepting offers.

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Take a look at this great list of Paragon’s Online Resources

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Paragon’s Latest Market Update Newsletter

Percentage Declines in Prices & Dollar per Square Foot 4.15.09

Rent vs. Buy: Sample Analysis

Pricing, Buying, Selling & Negotiating SF Real Estate

The Previous Market Update Newsletter 

San Francisco Online Resources

Paragon’s Neighborhood Statistics Report (by zip code)