San Francisco Home Prices Remain High, affordability index stays low


What an interesting Summer! We are still in the midst of a hot real estate market where homes are getting quickly snatched up, buyers are stretching to pay over asking. The recent stock market gyration and Chinese currency devaluation add some uncertainty to the economy, and later this month the Fed is going to tell … Continue reading San Francisco Home Prices Remain High, affordability index stays low

Feb 2015 SF New Condominium Prices Up 19% YOY


FEBRUARY 2015 SAN FRANCISCO NEW CONDOMINIUM PRICES RISE 4 PERCENT FROM PREVIOUS MONTH, UP 19 PERCENT OVER A YEAR AGO San Francisco – March 10, 2015 – San Francisco new condominium prices rose 4 percent in February 2015 from the previous month, according to the Condominium Pricing Index just released by The Mark Company, a … Continue reading Feb 2015 SF New Condominium Prices Up 19% YOY

Finding The Right Property To Complement Your New Job


Moving to a new city? Very exciting, but where will you live? The questions just multiply from there: Should I buy or rent? Should I pay more to avoid a commute? Should I live with a roommate or alone? It takes time to get the feel of a new city, and the house hunting process … Continue reading Finding The Right Property To Complement Your New Job

Ask: I Want To Rent A Home Built On “Those Stilt Kind Of Things”…


This is one for the community: I love your blog. I just moved here from NYC a week ago and it’s been an invaluable resource. I just found a rental that I love, [removed]. Gorgeous views, built in 1939 or so. Problem is, a friend from SF pointed out that it’s a “downhill home.” (I’d … Continue reading Ask: I Want To Rent A Home Built On “Those Stilt Kind Of Things”…

Ask Us: Death “On” Property Or Not? Should You Disclose?


This just came to me by way of email. Hypothetical question. Assume a house burned down and a firefighter died a few days later from his injuries. Same for a contractor falling from the roof or any other work related accident on the property. What are the consequences regarding the disclosures of a subsequent sale? … Continue reading Ask Us: Death “On” Property Or Not? Should You Disclose?

137 Buelah Apple: Don’t Haight the Game….


[Written by “Eddy”:] One thirty seven Buelah is one of those homes that just screams San Francisco charm and it has all the makings for what many families are looking for in a home here in the city (e.g., curb appeal, close to shopping, parking, etc.) It’s no wonder that this property closed escrow back … Continue reading 137 Buelah Apple: Don’t Haight the Game….