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Zephyr Real Estate Awards Meritus Scholarship to Allen Huang

Posted On: Monday, June 16, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: education Meritus College Fund scholarship success | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, June 16, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate, a long-time supporter of the Meritus College Fund, awarded a four-year scholarship to Allen Huang at the 18th Annual Meritus Awards Reception last week. The scholarship is valued at $16,000, 100% of which goes directly to the student.

Zephyr Real Estate Named in REAL Trends Top 500 Brokers in the U.S.

Posted On: Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: broker excellence housing innovation real estate Real Trends sales Top 500 | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – May 29, 2014 – According to a recent research report produced by REAL Trends, Inc., the 500 largest residential real estate brokerage firms in the nation controlled just over two million residential sales transactions in 2013. Zephyr Real Estate ranked number 78 on that list. With 1,834 transactions totaling over $1.7 billion, Zephyr out-paced other locally-owned brokerages and retained membership in the prestigious Billionaire’s Club.

Zephyr Real Estate’s Corte Madera Office Welcomes Chris DeNike

Posted On: Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: Chris DeNike Corte Madera customer service innovation new realtor success technology top producer | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, May 22, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate has announced the addition of Chris DeNike to its Corte Madera office. Formerly with Alain Pinel’s Corte Madera office, DeNike is well established in Marin County as a top producer and highly successful Realtor. His extensive experience in that market is evidenced by his distinguished track record and accolades from satisfied clients.

Zephyr’s Matthew Borland Speaks at Deliver 2014

Posted On: Monday, May 19, 2014 - 9:00am
Tags: Amitree ClosingTime Deliver 2014 Eight11 Matthew Borland success technology | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, May 19, 2014 – Matthew Borland, Managing Broker and Partner at Zephyr Real Estate, was a panelist at last week’s Deliver 2014. Along with five other panelists, Borland shared his acumen on the home-buying process and how to deliver a satisfying experience to both buyers and sellers. Borland was joined on the dais by Bob Dadurka, Eric Boyenga, Tracy Weir, Ginger Wilcox and Jonathan Aizen.

Zephyr Launches Extensive Real Estate Market Charts Tool

Posted On: Monday, May 5, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: accessible agents current market charts market statistics marketing technology tools | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, May 5, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate has announced its latest marketing support technology in the form of 1,200 comprehensive monthly market charts, which provide current real estate activity for San Francisco. Statistics are produced for each of the City’s 89 neighborhoods, the 10 MLS-defined districts as well as overall citywide stats.

Zephyr Announces First Quarter Sales Awards

Posted On: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: achievers congratulations Daniel Fernandez Deborah Nguyen Gary Tribulato Harry Clark Randall Kostick sales awards | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA, April 24, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate recently announced its top sales achievers for the first quarter of 2014.

Randall Kostick Appointed President of Zephyr Real Estate

Posted On: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: Bill Drypolcher leadership President Randall Kostick Zephyr | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – April 21, 2014 – After more than 35 years as President of Zephyr Real Estate, Bill Drypolcher has decided to change his participation in daily operations. Bill remains the majority shareholder in the company and will continue to be involved in long term planning and strategy. Randall Kostick, currently the company's Chief Operating Officer, will assume the role of President.

Zephyr Agents Present Innovative Design in the Heart of Noe Valley

Posted On: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 9:25am
Tags: Danny Fernandez green design Harry Clark Noe Valley property Steel House Zack de Vito Architecture | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – April 17, 2014 – The dynamic team of Danny Fernandez and Harry Clark at Zephyr are pleased to announce their newest property listings at 1318 and 1320 Church Street, also known as SteelHouse1and2. These two properties represent the culmination of the DesignBuild concept in construction. 

Zephyr Real Estate Expands into Sonoma County

Posted On: Monday, April 14, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: affiliates Chris Getchell expands Graton Guerneville Herman Hernandez Russian River Sonoma County Wine Country Zephyr | Topics: Press Release

San Francisco, CA – April 14, 2014 – Effective March 19, Zephyr Real Estate has entered into licensing agreements with two independently-owned real estate brokerages in Sonoma County. Following the sale of Frank Howard Allen Realtors, two independently owned brokerages, in Guerneville and Graton, have elected to affiliate with Zephyr.

Zephyr Real Estate Agents Spearhead Fundraising for Dance Mission

Posted On: Monday, April 7, 2014 - 8:30am
Tags: charitable community spirit Dance Mission fundraiser jim beitzel Joan Loeffler | Topics: Community Service Press Release

San Francisco, CA – April 7, 2014 – Last week at Zephyr’s weekly sales meeting, two agents, Jim Beitzel and Joan Loeffler, presented a fundraising call for Dance Mission, a local community organization located in San Francisco’s Inner Mission. After collectively pledging $1,000, the duo appealed to their fellow agents to generously contribute as well. To make the donations go further, Zephyr agreed to match funds dollar-for-dollar. As a result, through the contributions of the agents and Zephyr’s matching funds, Beitzel and Loeffler were able to present a check for $5,560 to Dance Mission.

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