Sure to raise quite a hullabaloo in the real estate community, this article that ran on the Examiner about a woman who unknowingly purchased a below market rate unit at market rate prices, and would now like to sell it at market rate, but can’t, should be a wake up call to our little real … Continue reading READ THE DISCLOSURES and PRELIMINARY TITLE REPORT!
The media is having a field day with this one…as expected. We are too. ;-) And of course we’re waiting to see who spins this into a “the market has crashed” metaphor. Hopefully, this will uncover a lot of the red-tape necessary to get anything accomplished with regards to renovating or doing any work to … Continue reading 149 Mangels…Still a Story, but Not a House (Demo begins)
Before: After: What could have been: We can’t emphasize enough, the importance of inspections, and hiring qualified professionals to do renovations for you. Sold in December 2006 for $524,250, and yes…it was overbid from $399,950. What a shame. A total and complete shame. So sad. –Home Collapses in Sunnyside Neighborhood in SF [sfgate] –Getting Back Your … Continue reading 149 Mangels…Before, After, and What Could Have Been
This is a perfect example of why, if you live in San Francisco and you are concerned about that hill above, below, next to, or across from you, you should call in the experts. Granted, forces of nature are unavoidable at times, but this should serve as a reminder. SFGate story
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 … Continue reading Getting back your investment on “non-bling system upgrades”