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Zephyr Real Estate-Marin and Opes Advisors Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity


San Francisco, CA – September 12, 2016 – Last month a dedicated and motivated crew from Zephyr Real Estate’s Marin office and Opes Advisors, their affiliate mortgage lender, participated with Habitat for Humanity at Mt. Burdell Place, their newest development in the Greater San Francisco area.


Mt. Burdell Place consists of 10 single-family, GreenPoint-rated homes in Novato. This is a transit-oriented community convenient to downtown. Volunteers will complete approximately 85 percent of the construction, and the homes will be sold to working families who earn up to 80 percent of the area median income.


Several members from Zephyr and Opes spent the day working onsite, and Opes Advisors provided lunch for the crew. David Ames, Chris Backer, Ashley Card, Noah Fierro, Chris Jurach, Nathalie Kemp, Mark Machado, Erinn Millar, Leah Randolph,  Mark Shumay, Jurg Spoerry, Rick Stern, Steve Ussery, Jeremy Williams, and Scott Yarmack were on hand to help.


“What an amazing experience to work with Habitat and be a part of something this great,” commented Ashley Card, from Opes Advisors. “The folks from Habitat are wonderfully patient and so grateful for any assistance.”


Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that builds for people in need regardless of race or religion. Volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds are welcomed. Over 6.8 million people around the world have benefitted from Habitat’s construction since the organization was founded in 1976.


Opportunities to volunteer or to donate are listed on the organization’s website at Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is an active volunteer and advocate for Habitat and has this to say about their efforts: “Habitat gives us an opportunity which is very difficult to find: to reach out and work side by side with those who never have had a decent home—but work with them on a completely equal basis. It’s not a big-shot, little-shot relationship. It’s a sense of equality.”


About Zephyr Real Estate

Founded in 1978, Zephyr Real Estate is San Francisco's largest independent real estate firm with nearly $2.3 billion in gross sales and a current roster of more than 300 full-time agents. Zephyr’s highly-visited website 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; global luxury affiliate, Mayfair International; and local luxury marketing association, the Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco. Zephyr has six offices in San Francisco, a new office in Greenbrae, and two brokerage affiliates in Sonoma County, all strategically positioned to serve a large customer base throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit


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