Maybe you've been thinking about buying a home in 2017 -- or selling one. Now is a good time to set some realistic real estate goals (call them resolutions, if it helps!) for the weeks and months ahead. Here are some ideas to help you get started.
October 28, 2016 • Posted in Homebuyer Advice
Townhomes, condominiums, homes in planned developments, co-op style housing -- most of these types of residences are sold along with a homeowner association (HOA) agreement.Get the lowdown on how HOAs work and find out what some new luxury condominium buildings in San Francisco are charging.
September 2, 2016 • Posted in Homebuyer Advice
With Northern California's balmy fall weather, this is a prime time to shop for that perfect starter home or trade up to the home you've always dreamed of. Here are some tips, how-tos, and information sheets to help get you started.
July 22, 2016 • Posted in Homebuyer Advice
If you're planning to hit the open-house circuit in the next few months, here are a few etiquette tips to keep you looking classy while you're looking for a new home.
July 13, 2016 • Posted in Homebuyer Advice
How much money should you save each day in order to make a down payment on the typical home in the San Francisco metro area five years from now? Quite a bit, it turns out.
April 29, 2016 • Posted in Homebuyer Advice
If you're planning to purchase a modest-sized home or condo, you'll want to maximize every inch of space. These general guidelines can help.
October 2, 2015 • Posted in Homebuyer Advice
October is here. If you're a buyer in the Bay Area or the Lake Tahoe/Truckee region, you need to act fast to make your dream a reality in 2015. Need an incentive? It's likely that the superlow interest rates of recent years will soon be a memory.
September 19, 2014 • Posted in Homebuyer Advice
Both San Francisco and Oakland rank high for walking, biking, and public transportation, a factor that helps increase a city’s livability and desirability and in turn drives real estate demand.
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