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Where are the Moving Trucks Going?

Where are the Moving Trucks Going?

Noticed the moving trucks we see in your neighborhood? Working from home is allowing some people to move away from employment centers; Zumper is reporting a 14% rental rate decrease from last August, as evidence. However, most of the moving may be within the region and even within the same cities. ApartmentList found that the percentage of renters who […]

World’s Riskiest Housing Markets

World’s Riskiest Housing Markets

According to Swiss investment bank UBS, the world-class cities with overvalued real estate markets in 2020 are Europe, Canada, and Asia. Among American cities, Los Angeles is considered at the highest risk of being in a bubble. The remaining cities include San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, Boston, and Chicago. In fact, the Bay […]

East Bay Market Update with Dan!

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 seeing in the region! More […]

Bay Area Off Market Listings

Bay Area Off Market Listings

A significant percentage of Bay Area homes sell before they hit the public side of the MLS, the primary source of most online real estate websites. Usually, the best price is achieved when a listing is exposed to the maximum number of buyers. However, many sellers opt to sell off-market because 1) they are well-known […]

For-Sale: Modern Mission Live-Work Loft!

For-Sale: Modern Mission Live-Work Loft!

1800 Bryant St #103, San Francisco LoftLiveLove.com 1 Bed • 2 Bath • 860 SqFt Offered at $799,000 Now Showing! Sign up for a tour! This quintessential Live-Work Loft is the perfect place for working from home! Located in start-ups’ favorite Mission District, it is a great spot not just for your living, but maybe for […]

From San Francisco to Sacramento

From San Francisco to Sacramento

Since the start of the Pandemic, many Bay Area urbanites seem to be heeding the call to go east and north. San Francisco’s Chief Economist Ted Egan last week conjectured that the City’s 43% sale tax drop is being triggered by a rare drop in population. Other indicators are falling rents and BART ridership, which is […]

Bay Area Prices Rise Up, Mortgage Rates Fall Again

Bay Area Prices Rise Up, Mortgage Rates Fall Again

Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area are increasing on a regional basis according to the data from the Case-Shiller Index. After a spring decline, hitting a low in June of this year, prices have sharply risen in summer. The index for the San Francisco Metro is up 0.9% in July and 2.5% year-over-year. […]

SOLD: Sunny Live-Work Dogpatch Loft!

SOLD: Sunny Live-Work Dogpatch Loft!

2030 3rd St #15, San Francisco DogpatchHome.com 2 Bed • 2.5 Bath SOLD for: 1,200,000 Sunny live-work loft in the City’s fastest-growing neighborhood! The future of San Francisco awaits you, with gleaming new Mission Bay and historically revamped Dogpatch at your doorstep. Stretch out in this spacious two-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom home on three of the […]

September Market Update: San Francisco

September Market Update: San Francisco

Key Topics and Trends in September The pandemic tested the efficacy of large-scale remote work, causing companies to reconsider the need for massive office spaces. Notably, Pinterest announced in late August 2020 that it paid $89.5 million to terminate its lease on a yet-to-be-built 490,000 square foot office space. The choice reflects Pinterest’s reevaluation of […]