Buyer/Seller/Renter Resources

March 10, 2013

Exciting new developments coming to Upper Market St. in S.F. including condos, a Whole Foods & rentals

Upper Market/Castro new developement map

Curious about these projects?  Please get in touch.

 

Thank you Zephyr for creating this map!

 

Posted by:

Cheryl Bower, Realtor CRS, GRI, ABR, ePro

Certified Residential Specialist, Graduate Realtor Institute, Accredited Buyer’s Rep


Cell/Text: 415-999-3450

cheryl@cbower.com
DRE #: 01505551
Zephyr Real Estate

San Francisco San Mateo ...

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May 3, 2012

Welcome to your new kitchen…organized

This week the All Things Home Organizing™  team had the pleasure of unpacking and organizing a family of five in their new Marin home.  In fact, it’s the first home they own, so it was a very special opportunity to be a part of the moving fun.

Yes, moving is ...

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Oct. 10, 2011

Purchasing or selling a home in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County? Handy area map

I'm working with buyers who are looking at buying property in unincorporated coastal San Mateo County & recently came across this handy map which shows all unincorporated areas of San Mateo County.

One key difference with unincorporated areas is that services such as police & fire are provided by ...

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Sept. 21, 2011

Using a Reverse Mortgage to BUY a home

 

The following has been provided by Judy Schwartz, an expert on reverse mortgages:  http://www.reversemortgagesonly.com

 

Thank you Judy for the great information.

 

If you'd like to explore if a reverse mortgage is right for you or your parent/s please get in touch ...

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Sept. 19, 2011

Reverse Mortgages: what are the steps?

 

The following has been provided by Judy Schwartz, an expert on reverse mortgages:  http://www.reversemortgagesonly.com

Thank you Judy for the great information.

If you'd like to explore if a reverse mortgage is right for you or your parent/s please get in touch with me ...

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Sept. 16, 2011

Reverse Mortgages: How they work

 

 

The following has been provided by Judy Schwartz, an expert on reverse mortgages:  http://www.reversemortgagesonly.com

Thank you Judy for the great information.

If you'd like to explore if a reverse mortgage is right for you or your parent/s please get in touch with me ...

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July 18, 2011

What Is Annual Percentage Rate (APR)?

Truth-In-Lending snapshot


More commonly called APR, Annual Percentage Rate is a government-mandated mortgage comparison tool. It measures the total cost of borrowing over the life of a loan into dollars-and-cents.

A loan’s APR is printed in the top-left corner of the Federal Truth-In-Lending Disclosure, as shown above. When quoting an interest rate ...

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July 7, 2011

What To Know Before You Move To A New Neighborhood

As home buyers , we tend to research homes a lot. We look at square footage; at upgrades; at landscaping; at community statistics; and, at every other “number” on which we can get our hands.

But those are just statistics. What about the home’s “feel”?

In this 5-minute piece from NBC’s ...

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May 30, 2011

Market Update: San Francisco Home Sales Continue Toward Recovery

San Francisco Home Sales Continue Toward Recovery

 

Pacific Heights condo building

 

Curious about how our San Francisco market is doing?    The latest city wide market update is below as provided by the S.F. Association of Realtors.  Twelve weeks of Zephyr Real Estate sales data is below ...

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May 28, 2011

Market dynamics district 4, S.F. CA

Market dynamics district 4, S.F. CA

 

Full pdf report to download; district 4 S.F.

A balanced market is considered 6 months of inventory.

Less then 6 months = seller's market

more than 6 months = buyer's market

As of April 2011 there was 1.6 months of ...

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