2020 In Review

2020, what a year! The pandemic threw the Bay Area housing market into a spin, but the signs suggest we are coming back to normal, albeit with key changes. Let’s talk about what we’re seeing in San Francisco. Why are Average Home Prices Increasing? In San Francisco, the average sales...

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Bay Area’s Most Exciting New Restaurants of 2020

The Bay Area’s Most Exciting New Restaurants of 2020 It feels a bit uncomfortable to talk about “exciting openings” in a year as devastating to the local restaurant scene as 2020 has been. However, since the past nine months have seen more heartbreaking closures than we care to count, they...

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Winter Housing Update

Hello Ascend Family, Season's Greetings! The silver lining of this year has been mortgage interest rates, which continued to hit new lows in recent weeks. Combining that with the Stay-in-Place order has meant that the robust Fall housing market, which started early this year in May, is stretching through the normally...

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Mission District’s Art, Homes, and Parks

The Mission District is one of San Francisco’s most of-the-moment neighborhoods, packed with trend-setting boutiques, restaurants, and more. Nevertheless, its namesake is one of the city’s oldest icons, the 18th century Mission Dolores. Mission St. is the neighborhood to a variety of restaurants and shops. Valencia St. is ground zero...

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For Sale: 1731-1733 Ward Street, Berkeley

1731-1733 Ward Street, Berkeley 3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,491 SqFt Offered at $849,000 Now Showing! Sign up for a tour! Ready to watch your life flourish in this classic Berkeley duplex? This property has a desirable location in ever-burgeoning South Berkeley. Make your home in the 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom...

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Pumpkin Patch

Bay Area Pumpkin Patch Locations

With the seasonal pumpkin season nearing its end, now is the best time to pick up your own pumpkin before the season ends. All across the Bay Area, regional pumpkin patch pickups are still in full swing! Grab the kids this weekend and pick yours up from these highlighted locations...

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Morning “Trick or Treating” at 1220 Treat Ave!

Happy Halloween! Pick up your treat on Treat Avenue from Dan and Steven of Ascend Real Estate (no trick!). This will be an outdoor, socially-distanced spooky spectacular on the front patio of of 1220 Treat Ave, which we will soon be selling. Secure your time in advance at the link below!...

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San Francisco: The Land of Unicorns

San Francisco is a hub for entrepreneurship, and the success of so many businesses in one place is no accident. 2019 was a record-breaking year for new companies achieving fabled unicorn status – surpassing one billion dollars in funding. Startups keep moving into the city searching for their own venture...

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East Bay Market Update with Dan!

Ascend Real Estate works on both sides of the Bay, so feel free to ask us for help regardless of where you’re looking. Our team has the expertise to navigate the currently extremely competitive East Bay Market, watch now to hear from Dan Risman Jones about what our team is...

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Bay Area Waterfront Restaurants

Staycation is the most popular vacation option during the Pandemic, and luckily the Bay Area is blessed with an abundance of scenic areas, including miles and miles of shoreline. After you take a stroll on any portion of the 500-mile-long Bay Trail or along the Pacific Ocean, take a breather at one...

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