“Can I ask what your opinion is about buying an investment property down at the mission bay area now? You know, the ones like on King or Berry street. Do you think those prices are coming down and do you think they will come down? I saw on your last “sold” list, they were all […]
A few readers sent us this totally cool link, and so we must post for it you. Is It Better to Buy or Rent? Compare the costs of renting and buying equivalent homes. Click CALCULATE each time you change an entry. We had some fun with this for a while. Make sure to tweak the sliders. […]
So you move to San Francisco, you get out-bid on your first home, then again on your second, and finally you get the home of your dreams, a TIC that just won the condo conversion lottery. You’re excited about the neighborhood, you’ve seen the school down the street, and Wham! Reality hits. Your child might […]
“I recently purchased a building consisting of two flats. I did a quick refurbishment of the interior and currently need to find tenants. HOWEVER, I may end up doing something vastly different with the property in the near future. As such, I can’t offically rent out the units under a contract because I may need […]
Very concerning quote indeed. BizJournals Article, but look at the alternatives…Wichita, Kansas? No thanks. 10 Most Affordable Markets-You won’t find us in any of those places. 10 Least Affordable Markets-Guess which city is on top? Damn! How’d you know. [All articles taken from www.bizjournals.com…a highly recommended publication!] No they didn’t pay us for that.
“Rent Board Adjusts Annual Allowable Rent Increase and Interest Payable on Security Deposits The annual allowable rent increase for the period March 1, 2007, through February 29, 2008, has been announced by the city’s Rent Board. The allowable rent increase is 1.5 percent. The amount is based on 60 percent of the increase in the […]
The following information is provided to you by Rik Goodell of Goodell Structural Services. Maybe you’ve got a contractor’s heart. How to tell? Okay, here’s a sure sign: If you are the type who has upgraded (read: spent thousands $$$ on) your home but you can’t tell by looking at it, then the bucks have […]