Zephyr Real Estate #1 in Total Sales for San Francisco


1414518910SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Zephyr Real Estate has long been a major player in the San Francisco real estate landscape. The latest year-to-date sales data show that Zephyr has now reached a milestone, passing all of its competitors and selling more homes than any other brokerage in San Francisco.

Zephyr has exceeded a 12 percent market share for the first time, outdistancing the closest competitors by huge percentages: 45 percent more homes sold year-to-date than Pacific Union; 56 percent more than Vanguard, and 64 percent more than Paragon. A Zephyr agent is involved in nearly one of every eight closed transactions in the City.

“We attribute our phenomenal market growth primarily to our burgeoning luxury segment which has more than doubled over the past five years and comprises over one-third of our sales,” commented Randall Kostick, President of Zephyr. “Our amazing team of agents have proven their mettle and raised the bar yet again for excellence in the industry in an incredibly competitive market.”

Zephyr has always held the view that supporting their agents by providing them with unrivaled tools and support is what helps them remain a consistent market leader. Zephyr continues to identify and invest in innovation, strategic partnerships and ongoing education. In the past few months alone, Zephyr has entered into a strategic partnerships with Striker Solutions, developer of the hyper-local Neighbrhds apps, and TouchCMA, maker of an advanced online listing presentation tool. Zephyr also hosted the first-ever RETalks2014, a first-of-its-kind summit of technology leaders in an event exclusively for Zephyr agents.

“We are proud that as a local independent company, we have been so successful in competing against out-of-area national brands and franchises. It just shows how strongly San Franciscans feel about supporting local businesses that are committed to this very special environment.” Kostick added.

About Zephyr Real Estate

Founded in 1978, Zephyr Real Estate is San Francisco's largest independent real estate firm with nearly $1.8 billion in gross sales in 2013 and a current roster of more than 250 full-time agents. In 2010, Zephyr launched its new website, which has earned two web design awards, including the prestigious Interactive Media Award. Zephyr Real Estate is a member of the international relocation network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World; the luxury real estate network, Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate; and the local luxury marketing association, the Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco. Zephyr has six strategically located offices in San Francisco, a business center in Marin County, two brokerage affiliates in Sonoma County, and serves a large customer base throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit www.zephyrsf.com.