2013 San Francisco Condo Lottery Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the day when a few thousand San Francisco residents hope and pray to win the 2013 San Francisco condo lottery, and as a participant myself I wish each and every one involved a heart felt good luck; I hope the dream comes true for you this year. I remember having a conversation with a family member last year when I mentioned wanting to win the 2012 condo lottery.  She thought I meant the California Lottery, the lottery where […]

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2013 San Francisco Condo Conversion Lottery

You have until January 18th to submit your application.  The drawing is held on February 6, 2013.  Here are all the documents needed to get well informed and to apply. First time Application Return Applicants General Information The Odds of Winning SFGov Site 2-6 Unit Condo Conversion Lottery Flow Chart   Two Unit Owner Occupied Condo Conversion Flow Chart   Let’s hear your comments about the pluses and minuses of 2013 San Francisco Condo Conversion Lottery!

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San Francisco Condo Bypass Proposed

Every year in February a segment of the San Francisco population fills with hope about the outcome of the San Francisco Condo Lottery hoping that their building will be picked allowing them to turn their TIC (Tenancy-in-Common) interest (unit) into a condominium with all the rights associated with this including the ability to qualify for an individual mortgage. This year a legislation has been proposed that would allow the TIC owners who entered the San Francisco condo lottery last year […]

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San Francisco Condominium Lottery Support Group Needed :(

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s condo conversion lottery! Unfortunately, my building, and many many others, did not get chosen again, but I am already starting to build my hopes up for next year.  I went to the Plan C condo lottery rally, hosted by Mike Sullivan, this morning at 8:15 on the steps of city hall and heard Scott Wiener from District 8 and Mark Farrell from District 2 speak; thanks for joining us Mark and Scott! Plan C is trying to get the […]

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San Francisco Condominium Conversion Lottery February 1, 2012!

Your humble blogger has already applied and received his lottery tickets and is anxiously awaiting the outcome, along with countless other San Francisco property owners, of the 2012 Condominium Conversion Lottery. This is a time of hope for so many of us; this is the chance to find out we can finally begin the process of legally separating our ownership interest from those of our co-owners, and refinance into a loan that we are solely responsible for…yay! Unfortunately, for most […]

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Condo Conversion Bypass!

Since 2009 there has been a move to let many waiting TIC’s bypass the SF lottery system for condo conversion; the main reason being to plug up budget holes for the city.  This would be a huge relief to many owners of TIC’s that have been trying to get through this arduous process.  If you can come to city hall on June 21st and show your support please do.  This is a complicated subject, so feel free to ask any […]

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