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Dropbox signs biggest lease in San Francisco history

New office will call Mission Bay home Hot on the heels of Facebook nabbing coveted 181 Fremont space—the social media company’s Instagram division will move to Yerba Buena when the tower opens in 2018—Dropbox signed a lease this week for a whopping 736,000-square-foot office complex under construction in Mission Bay. The announcement was made by the building’s

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Tune Up Your Open House: How to Use Music to Sell Your Home

Tom Hignite, owner of Miracle HomeBuilders in suburban Milwaukee, is a firm believer in the power of music—so much that he cranks up the volume at open houses and tours. But not too loud. And it has to be the right kind of music. “It’s trying to create a sense that goes with the home,” Hignite says. “With a

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The real estate buzz words that sell San Francisco’s most luxurious listings

The old saying goes that, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” But sometimes just a few words, used over and over again, can create a pretty compelling picture. This is especially true when it comes to luxury real-estate, where “broker speak” can give a very interesting peek into the mindset of high-end buyers. Perhaps

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Guess which S.F. zip saw a 40 percent increase in sales prices this year?

The most expensive zip code in San Francisco isn’t in one of the city’s tony northern neighborhoods, like Pacific Heights or Telegraph Hill. In fact, it’s not north at all, but south—South Beach to be exact. That’s right, 94105 is the priciest zip code in San Francisco, according to data from property research site Property

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Q3 SF Real Estate Market Review

Year-over-year, a low inventory homes market dropped even lower, while buyer demand increased to keep the pot boiling in San Francisco through the third quarter, when activity typically cools down between the spring and autumn selling seasons. Since closed sales …

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5 Simple Home Maintenance Skills Millennials Don’t Know (but Totally Should)

It’s tough to be a millennial in today’s real estate market. Crippling student debt and sky-high real estate prices have made it more challenging than ever to save for a down payment (and no, we’re not blaming the avocado toast). Even if you’re lucky enough to overcome all of that and actually buy a home, we’ve got some unfortunate news: Now you’ve got

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