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The Pandemic and Mourning, by Ted Riter

“Unprecedented…unparalleled…extraordinary…” These are some of the adjectives that accompany talk of the COVID-19 Pandemic. These may all be true for the actual virus and how it spreads, but how we move through this time period is all too familiar. 

As a rabbi and leadership coach, guiding people through death, mourning and other crises for the past 25 years, this is what I have learned:

  1. For the mourners, the time immediately after death through the next days, weeks, and longer, can seem surreal. Everyone else is going about their lives as usual, and the mourner’s world has come to a screeching halt.
  2. Life will never be the same again.
  3. There are competing needs to be both with others and
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Call it what you will: Rincon Hill, East Cut, or the Financial District. Regardless of the name, this is one of the most desirable areas of the city — and LUMINA San Francisco is one of its freshest and most desirable buildings.

Lumina stands out in more ways than one. It places world-class amenities on a prime downtown location overlooking one of the best urban vistas in the country. here are our top favorite things about this new, iconic building.


1. The Amenities

Lumina's amenities are all world class, but the builders went above and beyond with a truly massive gym on site for residents. In addition to the gym, there's a heated lap pool and a full spa. The architects devoted two levels and over 7,000 square feet to this health center and

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San Francisco has a complete range of options when it comes to housing and you will find properties at both ends of the spectrum. Like the townhouse-style one bedroom TIC condo that recently came on the market in the Mission district. Located at 1384 Florida Street #B, it’s super cute and feels like a cottage, and is listed for  $799,000. Originally built in 1900 the unit is a standalone building that sits at the rear of the property. It’s main level consists of an open living/dining/kitchen area with a contemporary natural feeling. It has warm wood floors and double doors opening onto a garden with a charming brick patio. There is a spiral staircase that leads to an upstairs bedroom suite. It’s in a great location in the city near the Inner

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Address: 110 Channel Street #531
Community: One Mission Bay
Neighborhood: Mission Bay
City: San Francisco 
Bedrooms: Jr 1 BR
Bathrooms: 1 BA
Style: Condo
Parking: Assigned
Security Deposit: 1.5 Months
Lease Term: 1 Year
Asking Rent: $3,600

Located in a brand-new building in the heart of San Francisco’s vibrant Mission Bay neighborhood, this bright and modern junior 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo offers impeccable style. As the home’s very first resident, you’ll enjoy luxurious designer living.

The open floor plan showcases a spacious living room with a wall that offers separation from the bedroom. There is ample cabinet and counter space; the new refrigerator and dishwasher are cleverly concealed behind wood panels. In-unit laundry and 1-car parking complete the

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Entering the opulent lobby of 850 Powell, with its arched colonnades and corbeled beams, is like stepping back in time to the golden age of Nob Hill. Built in 1923 by three of the most renowned architects of the day, the Francesca remains one of the City’s true gems.

One of only 40 residences in this historic building, Unit 104 is utterly unique. Beyond its carved wood door, you leave the 1920s behind and find yourself in a luxurious and comfortable 4 bedroom, 4 full bathroom urban retreat that combines grand spaces and gracious details with the sleek open space modern feel of a loft. Skillfully and extensively remodeled, 104 greets you with a serene entry hall warmly lit by pendant lamps of rose-colored glass. The hall opens into a spacious living

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It's that time of the year, come join us for some Halloween fun! Climb Real Estate is hosting it’s first annual Condo Store Halloween Dog Costume Parade on October 28th. The day will be filled with all kinds of family and pet fun. All dogs are welcomed and don’t forget their adorable costumes as we will have a photographer there snapping photos with you and your furry baby. This is going to be a fun filled day event that you won’t want to miss out on. RSVP today!

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There is good news for San Francisco and one of its premier high-rise communities known as 181 Fremont. Facebook will rent all of the building's 436,000 square feet of office space, which is nearly the entire lower half of the building, from the 3rd to the 34th floor. It is said to be costing Facebook close to $80 a square foot, or $35 million, and is one of the most significant leasing transactions in San Francisco in years. Although the building is still under construction, completion is scheduled for early 2018. Located in the growing south of market district, the building was designed by the architectural firm Heller Manus, and is famous for its state-of-the-art engineering as well as its remarkable condominium residences on the upper 15 floors. With

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The historic Seventy2 Townsend is located in the highly sought-after South Beach neighborhood along the Embarcadero. It is a boutique new construction building with a luxurious aesthetic. Penthouse #904 is a 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom condo with breathtaking views of the city skyline and Twin Peaks. Upgrades in the home include Studio Becker cabinetry, Caesarstone counters, wide-plank hardwood flooring, and a Bosch and Thermador appliance package. The home features beautifully appointed interiors and its own 510 sq. ft. terrace.

Historic and contemporary: find the best of both worlds at Seventy2 Townsend. Formerly home to the historic Hooper’s South End Grain Warehouse, Seventy2 Townsend has been meticulously restored and converted into South Beach’s

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As has been the case for month after month – and now year after year – low inventory is the primary culprit for any sales malaise rather than lack of offers. There is strong demand for home buying, emphasized by higher prices and multiple offers on homes for sale, none of which is news to San Franciscans. The San Francisco Association of Realtor reports that in June new listings were down 36.0 percent for Condo/TIC/Coop properties, however pending sales increased. The Median Sales Price was up 10.8 percent for single family homes but decreased 2.6 percent to $1,145,000 for Condo/TIC/Coop properties.

Want to know what your home's current market value is? Regardless of whether you are looking to sell or just curious about the market, I would be glad

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Welcome to 850 Corbett Avenue Unit #4. This prime luxury 2 bedroom plus den, 2 bathroom Twin Peaks condo is perfectly situated at the top of Market Street with an eastern view that overlooks downtown. Built in 2003, this one-of-a-kind turn-key property provides the best of contemporary living in a boutique 6-unit building.

A grand-scale living/dining room welcomes you into this luxurious home with a gas fireplace and floor-to-ceiling French-style windows that come with scenic views of San Francisco’s downtown. A flexible light-filled den space is raised off of the living room and can be used as a guest alcove, dining area, or office. A well-equipped U-shaped gas kitchen with marble floors opens up to the living/dining area and is perfectly set up for

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