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San Francisco & Paris: A City of Beauty

Tweet San Francisco and Paris are sister cities, and no wonder: each is a city of great beauty. Each is a great city for walking and exploring. In Paris, walking along the Seine, or wandering through the streets of the Left Bank, or exploring the Latin Quarter or Marais or other parts of this great [...]

Company Relocation Tours San Francisco Bay Area

Tweet Company relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area?  Private tours are available through The Matchmakers, a real estate company specializing in the greater San Francisco Bay Area and in France. San Francisco is more than the City.  It is the entire Bay Area, comprised of vastly different towns, cities and neighborhoods. There is the [...]

Where to Live San Francisco Bay Area

Tweet Where is the best place to live in the San Francisco Bay Area? If you are thinking of relocating or moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, you probably know that we are talking about much more than the city of San Francisco. This is an extraordinary, diverse patchwork of towns and cities and [...]

Emeryville, Ca.

Tweet Emeryville, California is home to some large businesses, like IKEA, Home Depot, Office Depot, and Pixar Animation Studios. Located in a corridor between Berkeley and Oakland, this small city has grown dynamically lately, because of its proximity to Oakland, the University of California at Berkeley, and the Bay Bridge and San Francisco. Real estate [...]

Relocation to San Francisco-From Where? & For What?

Tweet Relocating to San Francisco in your near-term plans?  San Francisco draws its diversity from all over the world – Hong Kong, Japan, China, Europe, Russia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Asia, Mexico, South America,Brazil, Chile, Africa, the Middle East and more. The City also attracts a diverse crowd from every part of the United States. Diversity is one [...]

Oyster Bliss Festival Berkeley California

Tweet Oysters galore at the Oyster Bliss Festival in Berkeley, California! The southeast corner of Cedar St. and San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley is home to three outstanding businesses:  Cafe Fanny, a small French cafe started by Alice Waters, the founder of Chez Panisse, one of the most outstanding French restaurants in the world; Acme [...]

Gourmet Ghetto Restaurants & UC Berkeley

Tweet Gourmet Ghetto is the name given to several blocks along Shattuck Avenue in North Berkeley, famous for a string of wonderful restaurants. The University of California Berkeley is close by, and these restaurants cater, of course, to the thousands of students who live in the area; but these restaurants draw people from all over [...]

Marketing & Selling Your Home with Video

Tweet In the San Francisco Bay Area, video is a very powerful tool for marketing homes – especially high-end luxury homes – in the real estate market today. Video speaks volumes more than photos or bland virtual tours. And real estate is fast becoming an international market. This certainly applies to the San Francisco Bay [...]

Homes sale lease rent Rockridge, Berkeley, East Bay

Tweet If you are looking to relocate to the San Francisco area, the East Bay offers an exciting mix of people and cultures, and includes Berkeley and the University of California at Berkeley, and the energy and diversity of the city of Oakland, while being just minutes by car or the BART rapid transit system [...]