For the seventh time in the past eight months, the San Francisco metro area ranked as the nation’s hottest real estate market in February, with other Golden State cities also experiencing high demand amid limited supply conditions.
There has been a lot of chatter this fall about home prices around the city and whether or not they can continue their stratospheric rise. After a big spring selling season, the median price for houses had peaked at $1.325 million, while condos sat at $1.12 million. After the usual summer dip, prices were back […]
Oakland is a better place to invest in real estate than San Francisco for single-family rental property because of a higher return on investment and lower pricing, according to data from real estate firm HomeUnion.
Real estate contingencies typically fall under three major categories: appraisal, home inspection and mortgage approval. Think of these contingencies as a buyer’s and seller’s safety net. If a home does not appraise at a certain value, if an inspection reveals a major problem, or if the buyer cannot obtain adequate financing, the parties can back out of the contract without penalty.
Looking for a new place to call home in San Francisco? Good news, there are 10 new developments coming onto the San Francisco market soon – some available before the end of 2015 and a few in 2016. The biggest developments are both rental projects, with Potrero 1010 and 101 Polk Street both set to launch […]
Niche.com, which tracks millennial behaviors and decision-making, has named the best cities for young professionals— and two Bay Area cities made the top 25. Niche.com evaluated 232 U.S, cities with a population of 100,000 residents or more for which a sufficient amount of data, taken largely from the U.S. Census, was available. The final 100 cities […]
With San Francisco’s median home price now sitting at more than $1 million, many buyers are opting to purchase condos or Tenancy in Commons (TICs) as a first home. If you’re thinking about buying either type of San Francisco home, a bit of research will go a long way toward helping you know if it’s the […]