Zephyr Real Estate’s Fall Market Update for San Francisco, CA Over the last twelve months the median sale price of residential properties in San Francisco has risen by 19 percent (not a news flash), and that could be seen as an indicator of even greater increases. Except that over the same period the…Read More
In this 4-minute piece from NBC’s The Today Show, you learn tips for picking a good home contractor. The advice is mostly common sense, but definitely worth heeding.
- FHA Streamline Refi Changes : No Income, No Job Required
- Appraisals are as much art as science
- The Most Common Defects That Prevent a Home from Passing a Home Inspection.
It was a productive shopping trip to Heath Ceramics in Sausalito this week (BTW, they now have a small store at the Ferry Building in S.F.). Not only did I piece together a beautiful set of dishes (seconds at that, which had the slightest flaws!), but I came across these beautiful glasses which were formerly…Read More
I think it’s been a good 10 years since I’ve last opened a Yellow Pages book. Such a waste of resources for most people who are online. Now there’s an easy way to opt out along with adjusting other mail preferences. Be patient with the yellow pages site, it keeps going down because of excessive…Read More
Cost vs. value: what home renovation projects have the greatest return? A new garage door, window replacement & minor kitchen remodels top the list for greatest ROI. If you’re thinking about upgrades to your home, talk with your Realtor for guidance on what is appropriate for your neighborhood so as to not over improve your…Read More
How to save a few trees & time on your next real estate purchase or sale with Docusign (e-signature)! I never tire of the ease in using Docusign for my clients real estate transactions. I can’t imagine having to inconvenience clients by asking them to ink sign the sometimes 400+ pages of documents (particularly with…Read More
Today, living green isn’t just a lifestyle choice; it makes solid financial sense. As home energy costs increase, homeowners are seeking simple and smart ways to save energy and consequently save money, too. Trying to create a more environmentally sound household doesn’t have to start with taking out a massive loan in order to […]
- Top Green Gardening Tips
- San Francisco Homeowners Have New Way to Pay for Going Green
- The Cost of Living Index Increases; Mortgage Rates Increase, Too.