Everyone Needs to Know about this Free Mail Service

As the country continues its adjustment to our new normal — virtual meetings, social distancing, and the six-foot rule — we’re all looking for new ways to do our part. This little-known service from United States Postal is completely free and dovetails nicely into our new normal.   It’s Called Informed Delivery Intended to manage mail when people travel or for those fortunate to have second homes, Informed Delivery is working wonders these days. Simply put, the services gives you a

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15 Minutes to Zen — A Guided Meditation

In a time when stress is at an all-time high, there’s something to be said for spending fifteen minutes just breathing. Last week, I shared a list of actions to be taken if you can’t make your rent or mortgage payments and today, I’m offering another resource. Research shows meditation can serve as a quick-fix stress buster to reverse the body’s stress response, putting you in a calmer state of mind to face challenges with a healthy attitude. On Friday

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What to Do if You Can’t Make your Rent or Mortgage Payments


If you or someone you care about is in the position of not being able to work from home and are facing furloughs or job loss, you’re not alone. Millions of U.S. households are expected to face financial hardships as a result of the global pandemic. Fear can be a paralyzing force, but knowledge is power. Below is a brief list of actions that can and should be taken immediately to get in front of securing your housing while the shelter-in-place mandates

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Is This a Good Time to Buy a House?


According to Meyers Research, Google searches for “Should I buy a house” doubled in March over February 2020 and climbed to an all-time high last week. In fact, thanks to our new normal of virtual sales meetings, I realized there are in fact many quite resilient buyers out there and, believe it or not, multiple offers still being seen — gulp — particularly in the coveted single family home, entry-level price point (which for the San Francisco Bay Area falls

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Linda Lam & A Tour of San Francisco’s Inner Richmond

No one knows the ins and outs of San Francisco like the real estate agents who live and work here. Case in Point? Compass’ own Linda Lam and her grand tour of what she describes as one of San Francisco’s most underrated neighborhoods – Inner Richmond. Highlights Foodies, coffee lovers, socialites and families will love the restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, farmer’s markets and parks dotted here and there in the neighborhood. Inner Richmond measures thirteen by five city blocks,

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