How To Sell a San Francisco Fixer

530 Day Street Before and After. There are strategies for selling every type of property, and San Francisco fixer uppers are no different. Fixers (fixer upper, fixer, flip, tear down, distressed property, cash deal) come with their own set of issues, obstacles, and special considerations. Often it has been years even decades since the property was maintained in any fashion whatsoever, and it may be unclear where to even begin updating the property before putting the home up for sale […]

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How To Read Preliminary Title Report

Always read the preliminary title report! The preliminary title report is where you will find what the seller owes on the property, what the title company won’t insure, and what easements go against (and with) the property you can even see if anyone has done an Ellis Act Eviction on the property. These are all very important things to know and which can get swept under the rug in the chaos of buying a home. If you are in escrow right now […]

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Ten Things to Know Before Buying or Selling a San Francisco Loft

Confused by what a San Francisco loft is, or wondering what the difference is between a San Francisco loft and a condo?  Here are Ten Things To Know Before Buying or Selling a San Francisco Loft. Choose the tip you are most interested in, or read from start to finish! 1. Luxury of Space 2.  Lofts vs Condos 3.  Conversion Lofts 4.  One Bedroom vs Two Bedroom Lofts 5.  Small Buyer Pool 6.  The Loft Loophole Explained 7.  Is a Business License Required? 8.  Loft Lending Issues 9.  The […]

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Ten Things to Know Before Selling a House in San Francisco

  Are you thinking about selling a house in San Francisco? there are plenty of things to know before you do, but let’s start with ten of them. 1. You Need to Know Why You Are Selling!  I know this seems like a strange ”thing to know”—of course, on one level, you know why you’re selling! Still, the process is not always an easy one, and it can be fraught with emotion, especially if this is somewhere you’ve lived for […]

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