California Homebuyer Credits – For a limited time

Here is a article just posted by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® .  Though offered for a limited time, these credits are especially valuable for both first time home buyers and for long time owners that purchase a property that has never been occupied (perhaps a newly constructed condo), that will become their primary residence.  You [...]

California Homebuyer Credits – For a limited time2018-09-14T09:43:22+00:00

San Francisco Rated #1 in Markets Ripe for Recovery

Last week, Barbara Corcoran, Real Estate Expert for the Today Show cited the top five city home markets which were stabilizing and poised for recovery. She used the following as her criteria for evaluation: -       Affordability -       Low rate of foreclosures -       Appreciation (per the National Association of Realtors) -       Strong job market & low unemployment [...]

San Francisco Rated #1 in Markets Ripe for Recovery2018-09-14T09:43:22+00:00

San Francisco Real Estate Market Update – February 2010

For Buyers, interest rates remain near historic lows (with many pundits expecting a jump if the Fed stops buying mortgage bonds on March 31st as planned); the home-buyer tax credits have been extended through April 30th ($6500 to $8000, subject to various conditions); and we appear to be at, near or just past the bottom [...]

San Francisco Real Estate Market Update – February 20102018-09-14T09:43:22+00:00

Wall Street Journal – Talks about Tax Credit

By CONOR DOUGHERTY and JOHN D. MCKINNON Sales of existing homes surged 9.4% in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.57 million units, as lower prices and the looming expiration of a federal tax credit lured more buyers into the market. The data, released Friday by the National Association of Realtors, portrayed a [...]

Wall Street Journal – Talks about Tax Credit2018-09-14T09:43:24+00:00

You Can Claim the $8,000 Home Buyer Credit – Only if you qualify

If you are a first time homebuyer i.e. someone that has not owned a home in the last three years you may be able to claim the government's $8,000 credit. To qualify single tax filers may not earn or than $75,000 per year - joint/married tax filers income cannot exceed $150,000. Tens of thousands of [...]

You Can Claim the $8,000 Home Buyer Credit – Only if you qualify2015-08-04T18:27:39+00:00

Forest Hill – Traditional and Elegantly Styled

Represented Buyer - $945,000 ilt in 1928, this fully-detached, 3BR/2BA home has been updated for today's lifestyle, but retains original details like high ceilings, Moorish arches, parquet flooring, mahogany doors, detailed plaster work and an original tile fireplace. Other features include a formal dining room, a large, renovated eat-in kitchen, 3 good-sized bedrooms and two updated baths. The MBR has access to a deck and a private yard.

Forest Hill – Traditional and Elegantly Styled2018-09-14T09:43:24+00:00

What You Get for How Much Where

I'm not sure how motivating this chart will be to you, but it is fun to take a look at what your money can/or cannot buy in SF real estate. Please keep in mind that this is a selected list of property sales in select neighborhoods. Certainly, properties in every neighborhood vary and you can [...]

What You Get for How Much Where2015-08-04T17:40:24+00:00

San Francisco – Always an Opportunity

San Francisco: Last 2 weeks sales data Over the last two weeks 4/1/08 - 4/15/08, a total of 167 properties traded in San Francisco. Contrary to what you may be hearing about depressed prices and buyer interest, the majority of single family homes (houses) sold over asking, which tells us that buyers are out there [...]

San Francisco – Always an Opportunity2018-09-14T09:43:25+00:00

San Francisco Real Estate News Roundup

Hi Everyone, The woes facing our country's economy have led a lot of naysayers to forecast doom and gloom in the real estate markets, but I feel compelled to share a recent string of articles I came across that assumes a different view: ==== Playing the Housing Slump The Wall Street Journal - March 12, [...]

San Francisco Real Estate News Roundup2018-09-14T09:43:25+00:00

Richmond District 2 Bedroom Condo $650,000

Charming 2 bedroom unit steps from Golden Gate Park, cafes & neighborhood attractions. Large rooms with big bay windows that offer plenty of light. Kitchen complete with granite tiled countertops, marble flooring & plenty of cabinets as well as built in microwave & dishwasher. Bath updated with new fixtures & cabinets. Ready to move in.Custom suede & sponged walls in the bedrooms. 1 car parking & additional deeded storage included.

Richmond District 2 Bedroom Condo $650,0002018-09-14T09:43:25+00:00