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3BR/2BA Spacious Sunny Bayview Heights Condominium
Stunning 4BR/3.5BA Condo in the Heart of SF
Lovingly Restored Classic Edwardian 3BR/2.5BA
Offered at $2,595,000 – OFF MARKET!
Success Samples – Listings Sold
It’s our mission to turn every client into the owner of the home of their dreams.
These are some recent success stories.
Spectacular Bernal Heights 5BR/4.5BA Townhouse
Tranquil Southern Novato 4BR/2.5BA Oasis!
SOLD for $1,569,000 – OVER ASKING!
Fantastic Oceanview Village 1BR/1BA Condominium
SOLD for $650,000 – OVER ASKING!
Gorgeous Garden Home 2BR/1BA Charmer!
SOLD for $880,000 – OVER ASKING!
Stunning, Tranquil 3BR/2BA Must-See Home
SOLD for $1,250,000 – OVER ASKING!
Bright Split-Level 3BR/2.5BA Remodeled Home
SOLD for $1,795,000 – OVER ASKING!
4BR/3BA Fabulous Remodeled Mid-Century Modern Home
SOLD for $1,850,000 – OVER ASKING!
1BR/1BA Exquisite Russian Hill Garden Condominium
SOLD for $855,000- OVER ASKING!
Modern Hilltop Masterpiece
SOLD for $1,749,000!
Inner Sunset 3BR/1BA Condo
SOLD for $1,475,000 – OVER ASKING!
Luxurious 4BR/3BA Home Set in Nature
SOLD for $1,250,000!
Stunning 4BR/2.5BA Ocean View Beach House
SOLD for $1,735,000 – OVER ASKING!
Magnificent Pacific Heights French Villa Condominium
SOLD for $2,317,000 – OVER ASKING!
Inner Richmond 5+BR/5+BA Expansive Edwardian
SOLD for $2,750,000 – OVER ASKING!
Successful Home Sales
What People Are Saying
We actually met with several real estate agents before deciding to go with Andrea…We would definitely use Andrea again and would refer any friends to her who are looking for a home in San Francisco.
Andrea is amazing… In such a crazy market, it was her expert skills and strong intuition that got us into our dream home. You simply cannot choose a better broker to work with!
Two separate friends of ours recommended Andrea, and about five minutes after our first conversation together, we knew ‘she was the one’. No wonder our friends recommended her so highly, and that’s why we now recommend her to our friends as well!
In The News
The WelcomeHomeSF team has been in the news! Check out our most exciting updates.
Junior League of San Francisco 2019 Annual Fall Luncheon; Co-chaired by Venus and Andrea
Co-chaired by our very own Venus Taillant and Andrea Swetland, the Junior League of San Francisco, Inc. hosted the 2019 Annual Fall Luncheon highlighting a panel of all women. They shared their unique perspectives and inspiring stories about how they became women of power, and how women in society have evolved as a whole.
The Junior League of San Francisco, Inc. (JLSF) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
Andrea recognized by SF Magazine as 1 of 12 Five Star Real Estate Professionals in San Francisco!
The Luxury Council of San Francisco and San Francisco magazine, in partnership with the respected REAL Trends organization, has recognized WHSF as one of their Top 100 recognized teams!
We are proud to have been introduced as one of the Leading 100 by SF Magazine, which recognizes the outstanding top performers in Bay Area real estate sales. The stated vision of the Leading 100 list is to provide the Bay Area community with an authoritative, annual guide to real estate agent performance based on results and meritorious performance.
Arthritis Foundation's SF Walk To Cure Arthritis; Co-chaired by Miriam and Andrea
In honor of Andrea’s mother, Alicia Camarasa, Andrea and Miriam co-chaired the Arthritis Foundation’s San Francisco Walk To Cure Arthritis. The event took place in July of 2019 and was attended by people of all ages and walks of life! Walking distances of up to 5K in and around the Presidio, they raised tens of thousands of dollars for the Arthritis Foundation’s mission and various Arthritis programs.
The Arthritis Foundation is leading the fight for the arthritis community. Helping conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Their goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for living a full life while making each day another stride towards a cure.
The San Francisco Association of Realtors welcomes Andrea Swetland to their Board of Directors!
We are honored to announce that after 25 years in real estate Andrea will be serving as a Director on the board of The San Francisco Association of Realtors. With the ever-changing laws in San Francisco, she is committed to working alongside the SFAR President to bring her clients cutting-edge information and make buying real estate more affordable for everyone who calls this amazing city home.
The Luxury Market Council of San Francisco, in conjunction with REAL Trends, San Francisco and Silicon Valley Magazines, recognizes Vanguard Properties as Brokerage of the Year!
“With a growing number of it’s offices, agents and “For Sale” signs permeating the marketplace, superlative marketing and a familial atmosphere, it becomes obvious that something is stirring at this highly regarded and fiercely-independent locally owned brokerage that resides on greatness as it continues forward as a major force in Bay Area real estate.” -The Luxury Marketing Council
Andrea Swetland Says Goodbye to the KGO 810 Radio Real Estate Clinic with Brian Copeland!
For the past two years, Andrea has had the pleasure of being a panelist on KGO 810 studios, discussing real estate in the Bay Area with host Brian Copeland.
Top Agent Magazine
She showcased the San Francisco real estate market during the 2003 season premiere of HGTV’s House Hunters in an episode entitled, “Coast to Coast”, and she’s been a top producing real estate agent since 2000…
Andrea interviewed on persistence by Inman contributor Andrew Flachner
A recurring and legitimate challenge in a low-inventory market is homebuyer fatigue. Understandably, having your eighth offer rejected can take the wind out of a buyer’s sails, and it can be a strain on both buyer and agent.
Andrea Swetland explains to Andrew and his readers, in this article “How I learned to stop worrying and love low-inventory markets”, the importance of persistence: “Someone needs to tell discouraged homebuyers not to give up until they find their dream home — I am that person for them.”
In fact, one of Andrea’s buyers, fatigued out after six failed offers, came to talk to Andrea about dropping out. Andrea’s cheerleading at that meeting encouraged them to put in one more offer, and the seventh time was the charm — two days later, they were in escrow.
Andrea Swetland - Top 10 Realtors in The Mission
Periodically, RealScout identifies the most influential Realtors in the San Francisco Bay Area. After sifting through online reviews, social media and press, we’re proud to announce the Top 10 Most Influential Realtors – The Mission District.
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