From Inside SF The number of apartments and condos under development in San Francisco has increased to a new record of 63,700 units. In the third quarter, there were slightly more new proposals for housing than finished construction. At this time last year, there were 4,700 less units in the pipeline. Statistics from Cushman and Wakefield show that … Continue reading Rental Rates and Mission Bay in San Francisco
Jill Stein (Green Party) I’ll start with Jill Stein. Stein is a candidate from the Green Party. Her overall campaign is to increase the “Green Trend”. This means enacting tax credits for installing solar energy, encouraging US citizens and companies to compost and recycle, conserving water, and lowering greenhouse gases. What does this mean for … Continue reading Glick Predicts the Election Real Estate Style!
In the week that the movie, The Big Short comes out, a San Francisco Credit Union is doing exactly what partially caused the big short to happen. These geniuses are putting out a loan with No Money Down up to, get ready…….$2,000,000. That’s two million dollars with no down payment. Let me say that again. … Continue reading The Big Short II
In my recent incarceration of ice hockey goalying began around 2000. Back pain, leg bruises, stiff necks and most importantly the game that is too fast for me on an ongoing basis have brought the decision that I have played tonight, my last team scheduled game in net. I will still be around If a … Continue reading Tonight is a very special night
In what could be one of the largest game changing real estate deals in business history in the Bay Area, Google has been talking about a gazillion square feet at Hunter’s Point Shipyard in San Francisco. Yes, Google needs space but are they just trying to leverage their deal in Mountain View or can they … Continue reading San Francisco, Jobs, Google, Housing, YIKES~!!!!
San Francisco real estate prices. A condo under 300 square feet sold for 40% over asking, all cash, quick closing. Questions. Is it dumb? Is it over? As long as there is money, jobs and demand, you betcha it will continue. Follow the link here to read about the property then figure out where else … Continue reading Is it Over or Will it Continue?
Rural Development has announced an increase to the USDA guarantee fee for both purchase and refinance transactions that will be effective for all Conditional Commitments issued on or after October 1, 2014. The annual fee, which is paid monthly, for both purchase and refinance transactions will be increasing from .40% to .50%. The upfront guarantee fee … Continue reading More Expensive Mortgages, Sneaky Style
The latest in real estate marketing strategy happened to me this morning. Lucky me! An agent that has been with 5 companies in the last 3 years called me today to ask me about the status of a home on Third Street and am I still interested in selling it. Really? I’m an agent. I … Continue reading Do Not Call, Do Not Call, Do Not Call
I’ll be flying to #PHL now. No phone for 5 hours. Yikes. But email works because of gogo and text works if you have an iPhone with iMessage. When are they going to get all the communications stuff perfect?