First and foremost, any home purchased needs to work as a home: it fulfills your housing needs at an affordable monthly cost – ideally, a cost, after tax deductions and principal pay-down, less than or similar to that of renting the property. However, though it cannot be compared on an apples-to-apples basis to investments such … Continue reading Home Ownership as an Investment, Home Prices, Inflation, Leverage & Home Equity
With many buyers and sellers away on vacation at this time of the year, the San Francisco housing market seems to be experiencing normal patterns of activity. But the limited supply of homes for sale is not deterring determined buyers from battling it out with each other for desirable properties, with multiple offers and all-cash … Continue reading Despite Seasonal Fluctuation, San Francisco Housing Market Remains Positive – And Then Some!
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