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There are what will seem like over 1,000 details between “I think it’s time to move” and “We’re finally unpacked!”
I’ll help you with more of them than any other Realtor.

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Details of the March 2010 California Tax Credit for New Home / First-Time Buyers
May 20, 2010 – 12:08 PM | Comments Off on Details of the March 2010 California Tax Credit for New Home / First-Time Buyers
Details of the March 2010 California Tax Credit for New Home / First-Time Buyers

On March 25, 2010 California approved a new $10,000 First-Time Homebuyer tax credit for purchases that close escrow on or after May 1, 2010. (Cal. Rev. & Tax Code § 17059.1)
For full details …

IRS Issues New Guidelines on Obtaining Home Buyer Tax Credits
March 3, 2010 – 10:05 AM | Comments Off on IRS Issues New Guidelines on Obtaining Home Buyer Tax Credits
IRS Issues New Guidelines on Obtaining Home Buyer Tax Credits

As provided by S.F. Association of Realtors:
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued new guidelines and clarified documentation that taxpayers must submit to successfully obtain the federal tax credit for home buyers.
The federal tax …

ACTION ALERT- Rally for Condo Conversion Reform/By-pass condo lottery in S.F. on Feb.3rd!
January 28, 2010 – 6:49 PM | Comments Off on ACTION ALERT- Rally for Condo Conversion Reform/By-pass condo lottery in S.F. on Feb.3rd!
ACTION ALERT- Rally for Condo Conversion Reform/By-pass condo lottery in S.F. on Feb.3rd!

In our ever politically divisive city of S.F. especially when it comes to property rights, here is the latest real estate related proposal created in part to generate revenue for the city which has a …

Federal Housing Administration to raise fees & lending criteria this Spring
January 21, 2010 – 10:45 AM | Comments Off on Federal Housing Administration to raise fees & lending criteria this Spring
Federal Housing Administration to raise fees & lending criteria this Spring

Looks like change is underway for FHA loans as the Federal Housing Administration prepares to raise fees this Spring.  It doesn’t look like an exact date is in place at this time.
Currently, the upfront mortgage …

Finding a buyer’s agent: A few key questions to ask Realtors you are interviewing
January 15, 2010 – 11:08 AM | Comments Off on Finding a buyer’s agent: A few key questions to ask Realtors you are interviewing
Finding a buyer’s agent: A few key questions to ask Realtors you are interviewing

Don’t you owe it to yourself to take the time to interview 2-3 agents to find your best fit; someone who is going to listen, have relevant and current experience and be your advocate throughout …

For Buyers: The importance of meeting neighbors when you are in contract on a property
December 24, 2009 – 11:31 AM | Comments Off on For Buyers: The importance of meeting neighbors when you are in contract on a property
For Buyers:  The importance of meeting neighbors when you are in contract on a property

 
 
This detail is touched on  in my post: A few key questions to ask Realtors you are interviewing (11. How will you negotiate the best price for me?)

As part of the due diligence process of …

Winter 2009 San Francisco Real Estate Market Quarterly E-Newsletter
November 27, 2009 – 11:18 AM | One Comment
Winter 2009 San Francisco Real Estate Market Quarterly E-Newsletter

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Winter 2009

Real Estate Report
News and Updates for Homeowners

In This Issue
Winter Market Outlook
SFUSD Seeks Feedback in Redesign of School Assignment Process
First-Time Home Buyers Stimulating the Market in Record Numbers
Beneficial Legislation Gets a …

Are we there yet? We won’t know we’ve reached the bottom of the market until it’s already on the upswing…..
April 27, 2009 – 3:49 PM | Comments Off on Are we there yet? We won’t know we’ve reached the bottom of the market until it’s already on the upswing…..
Are we there yet?  We won’t know we’ve reached the bottom of the market until it’s already on the upswing…..

I get the frequent question from buyers that I meet, particularly those that I meet at open houses,on where our market is at; has it reached the bottom?  My response is that no one knows …