For Buyers

We're often asked by our clients, "How much should we offer?"  This is an excellent question.  The answer is not straight-forward, especially in a market like ours. 
Pricing, in the late 1990s through the mid 2000s was a bit of a no-brainer.  Most agents advised their sellers to price homes very low, suggesting that this would draw multiple offers to the property.  In most cases this wasRead More

Are you ready to be a buyer in San Francisco?  Here are 5 things to consider as you start the buying process:
1. Be Pre-Approved Getting pre-approved before you start searching for your new home is critical.  It will be a guide to help you determine the kind and price of the property you will be searching for.  Because our market is currently moving quickly, getting pre-approved willRead More


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