Will Coronavirus Affect Home Prices?

The pandemic is likely to cause the real estate market to become depressed for a while (somewhat lower prices and longer sales times). Buyers are afraid they’re losing their jobs and/or paying too much for properties that might drop in value. Sellers are uneasy about what the future holds for them as well as not […]

Do I Need ALTA Title Insurance When Purchasing Commercial Property?

An ALTA Survey is a detailed survey performed by a registered licensed surveyor, prepared in accordance with the standards specified by the American Land Title Association (ALTA) and the American Congress of Surveying and Mapping (ACSM). An ALTA Survey shows the boundaries of the property, the location of improvements on the subject property, including any […]

What are some tips for moving to San Francisco

1. Be prepared to max out your credit cards Bring lots and lots of money. San Francisco is the second most expensive city in the U.S. 2. Your neighborhood describes you. Certain neighborhoods are known for certain types of dwellers. You gotta up your cool quotient if you live in certain neighborhoods. The Mission is […]

Dealing With Multiple Offer Situations

In many areas there are so many buyers that there is more than one offer submitted on a property at the same time. In fact, I know an agent with a buyer who was up against 73 other bidders! Obviously, the property sold for well over the asking price and my friend’s client didn’t get […]