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The Droubi Noe Valley Victorian (4128 24th): Coming Soon

The Droubi Noe Valley Victorian (4128 24th): Coming Soon

As a few plugged-in readers pointed out when we first noted the Coldwell Banker acquisition of Droubi Real Estate, the elegant Noe Valley Victorian (4128 24th Street) that served as home to the Droubi team (in one permutation or another) over the past 25 years is “coming soon.” List... Read More »

BJ Droubi Droubi Real Estate Droubi Team

BJ Droubi Droubi Real Estate Droubi Team

As an industry tipster notes, after a few weeks of simply redirecting folks to the Coldwell Banker website, the Droubi brand (and website) is back (albeit with a few fewer agents): “Working together as the Droubi Team out of their private office on 24th Street, BJ and Lamisse Droubi,... Read More »

Local Brokerage Consolidation: Droubi Acquired By Coldwell Banker

Last month Alain Pinel Realtors acquired San Francisco Brokerage Ritchie Hallanan Real Estate. And according to a seriously “plugged-in” tipster, Droubi (formerly BJ Droubi) was just acquired by Coldwell Banker (although we haven’t been able to confirm). Read More »

Industry Stuff

A reader notices that a senior agent has moved his whole team from Urban Bay to Vanguard. “You don’t cover much industry stuff…but I haven’t seen a large group of agents leave one office for their direct competitor like this in a while. Unless Vanguard is merging with Urban... Read More »

A Parking Space (And MLS) Pet Peeve

A Parking Space (And MLS) Pet Peeve

Would it be considered inappropriate (deceptive?) to list a one-bedroom property on the MLS as a two-bedroom? Would it be okay if the seller was willing to pre-pay the rent on a one-bedroom apartment next door as part of the sale? And would that really be any different from... Read More »