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Mortgage Interest Rates from Guarantee Mortgage for the week ending 1/29/2010
February 3, 2010 – 10:52 AM | One Comment
Mortgage Interest Rates from Guarantee Mortgage for the week ending 1/29/2010

Mortgage Interest Rates from Guarantee Mortgage for the week ending 1/29/2010
Rates are still really low!  This is definitely helping some of my buyers get into our  pricey S.F. real estate market.
There is a mortgage calculator …

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 …

S.F. Citywide Market Trends for Condos, Lofts, Coops & TICs 2008 vs. 2009-have we hit bottom?
December 29, 2009 – 6:58 PM | 2 Comments
S.F. Citywide Market Trends for Condos, Lofts, Coops & TICs 2008 vs. 2009-have we hit bottom?

And here are the S.F. citywide market trends for condos, coops (the few that we have) and lofts. TIC data is included in reports separate from condos.
I thought it would be interesting to see what, …

Fascinating San Francisco History about the Albion Castle which is currently on the market for $2.950M
December 23, 2009 – 11:21 AM | Comments Off on Fascinating San Francisco History about the Albion Castle which is currently on the market for $2.950M
Fascinating San Francisco History about the Albion Castle which is currently on the market for $2.950M

Reading through the latest issue of S.F. MarketTracker, I came across that the Albion Castle is on the market for $2,950,000!  The Albion Castle website created by a former resident of the castle, has amazing …

Latest Issue of S.F. Market Tracker-Real Estate Update for San Francisco Homebuyers & Sellers
December 22, 2009 – 11:06 AM | 4 Comments
Latest Issue of S.F. Market Tracker-Real Estate Update for San Francisco Homebuyers & Sellers

Real Estate Update for San Francisco Homebuyers and Sellers

courtesy of:
Cheryl Bower
DRE# 01505551
415.999.3450
cheryl@cbower.com

In This Issue…
San Francisco Market Overview
A Real Treasure
Dear Santa, Bring Me a Castle
Light up Your Holidays

San Francisco Market Overview

Single Family Homes
Condos/TICs/Lofts
2-4 Units

Median …

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 …

Does your property qualify for a property tax reassessment?
April 26, 2009 – 3:39 PM | Comments Off on Does your property qualify for a property tax reassessment?

Did you buy your property at the height of the market?  If you feel that property values have declined in your area you can petition your tax assessor’s office for a property tax reassessment.  This …

S.F. Real Estate Rebounding?
March 12, 2009 – 9:56 AM | Comments Off on S.F. Real Estate Rebounding?

Finally!!!  Some good, accurate real estate news instead of the same old downer misrepresentation of our S.F. real estate market.  Don’t get me wrong, the numbers do show that sales volume is down and there …

San Francisco Still has a hot rental market!!
August 8, 2008 – 11:10 AM | Comments Off on San Francisco Still has a hot rental market!!
San Francisco Still has a hot rental market!!

I just signed a one year lease for my 3-bedroom rental at $3000/mo including a garage!
The rent is finally back to the previous high when the last rental peak occurred during the dot.com heyday. …

TIC Fractionalized Loans Have a Great Track Record!!
February 14, 2008 – 11:47 AM | Comments Off on TIC Fractionalized Loans Have a Great Track Record!!
TIC Fractionalized Loans Have a Great Track Record!!

It’s refreshing to hear positive reports from one segment of the mortgage industry. Fractionalized TIC loans offered by just a few lenders, have an excellent track record of on-time payments and no foreclosures! …