From our NorCal network : The Artisan Group

773222

2055 Glenbrook Rd.
Glenbrook, NV
Offered at $4,595,000

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406872

23 Belcher Street


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Carnaval Parade TBA

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The 35th anniversary San Francisco Carnaval Parade on May 26th, 2013, is the city’s largest multi-cultural event and a breathtaking display of community and colors, drummers and dancers, traditions and fellowship. This Latin inspired moving party celebrates global heritage with this year’s theme of “Spanning Borders; Bridging Cultures.” From music and dancing of the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Polynesia, Puerto Rico and Trinidad to African and Japanese drumming, the Memorial Day Weekend happening blossoms with intricate costumes, fantastic floats, stilt-walkers and thousands of people out to celebrate culture and international friendship.

Making its way through the Mission District with a simple message of love and peace through diversity, the Carnaval Parade is sure to awe and delight with its flashy dancers, passionate music, artistry, diversity and amazing percussion performances. Free to attend and family friendly, the Parade is a sensual intoxication both in spectacle of sight and sound and in the dynamic array of food from Latin America and the Caribbean. The Parade is the grand finale of the San Francisco Carnaval celebration and welcomes all who seek a message of peace and joy from the whole world.

May 26th, 2013 from to PST.
Mission District –
Free to attend, donations welcomed.

From our NorCal network : The Artisan Group

70242

319 Paiute
Zephyr Cove, 89448
Offered at $5,495,000

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May – San Francisco Market Snapshot

More signs of an extraordinary market: 90% of listings sold in April sold without any price reductions, at an average sales price 7.5% over list price. Huge demand is chasing a too-small supply of homes for sale.

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From our NorCal network : The Artisan Group

430147

173 SNUG HARBOR
Glenbrook, 89413
Offered at $4,250,000

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Bay to Breakers – May 19, 2013

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The 102-year old Zazzle Bay to Breakers 12k is one of the world’s largest and oldest footraces, held annually in San Francisco, California. The name reflects the traditional course which takes tens of thousands of participants from the northeast end of downtown near The Embarcadero (the bay side of the city) to the west end and the breakers of Ocean Beach. Originally started as a spirit-lifter of civic morale after the devastating earthquake and fires of 1906, the 7.46 mile race features world-class athletes, costumed runners and fun loving participants out for a great day of running or walking through beautiful San Francisco.

This historic event is USA Track & Field certified and registration is required, but this isn’t just a race for the serious runner. In the true spirit of San Francisco, the race is a celebration for everyone. Families, weekend runners and walkers, and thousands of costumed participants (there’s a contest for the costumes, too!) make their way through the heart of the city cheered on by 100,000 spectators, cheering and bursts of live music. Throughout its long history, Bay to Breakers has been a showcase for the City’s irrepressible color, spirit and affection for eclectic traditions. This is a quintessential San Francisco experience and a true reflection of the heart of the city.

Sunday, May 19th, 2013 at 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM PST
Start location: See website for appropriate placement.
Registration fees: $53.00 per adult and $48.00 per child (must register to run/walk)

For more information go to www.baytobreakers.com

Uncorked! – May 18, 2013

On Saturday, May 18th, 2013, from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Ghirardelli Square will host the Eighth Annual Uncorked! Wine Festival. Partnering with local non-profit organizations, Uncorked! is a public event which provides a delicious opportunity to taste, educate, learn and experience wine from throughout internationally acclaimed Northern California. Last year’s event, the 7th Annual Uncorked! Festival drew nearly 8,000 attendees.

Cooking demonstrations by renown Bay Area chefs, seminars, musical entertainment and food and wine purveyances will take place throughout the courtyards of Ghirardelli Square as well as extend onto the adjacent Beach Street. Tasting tickets for Uncorked! are $50.00 and include a souvenir wine glass and unlimited tastings to satisfy your Bacchanalian desires. There is no admission fee to enter the event. Revel and sip while learning wine basics, pairings and profiles.

Saturday, May 18th, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM PST
Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco
Tasting tickets: $50.00
Event entry: free

For more information go to www.ghirardellisq.com/events/uncorked-wine-festival/

Paragon’s May 2013 Market Snapshot

The San Francisco Homes Market

Paragon’s May 2013 Snapshot

April’s market was basically more of the same of what we’ve been seeing for the last 12-16 months in San Francisco. Virtually all of our statistics are at historic or near-historic readings: number of homes for sale way down, months supply of inventory way down, percentage of listings accepting offers way up, days on market way down — all leading to overall house and condo median and average prices climbing to perhaps the highest points they’ve ever reached. We will add the usual caveat that no one or two months of data should be considered definitive until confirmed over the longer term: though there is no doubt that San Francisco is experiencing a red hot market, prices can fluctuate for various reasons, including seasonality.

We will have to wait and see if the current heights reached in home prices are the new baseline, a springtime blip, or a way station to even higher real estate values.

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From our NorCal network : The Artisan Group

62457

786 Burgundy
Incline Village, NV
Offered at $2,195,000

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