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Florence Mon…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Florence Monzasch answered:
Looking at SFH in Bernal Heights, and would like to learn more about the area. How is the house market or earning potential living in BH?
Hello,
I am a broker specializing in Bernal Heights. I have a lovely listing it's an in law apt, just coming up. Will be in the 1 million range. Let me know if you are interested. flo ... more
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 UpNest, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
UpNest answered:
What is the customary sales commission in San Francisco? I hear buyer gets one half of that commission. This true?
Commission rates are always negotiable. It wouldn't be uncommon to get as low as 4% commission, but it can vary. The key to negotiating is to compare and interview several agents.

We ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2016 Home Buying in SoMa
Bisaac, Home Buyer in San Francisco, CA
Bisaac asked:
I'm trying to understand what prices per sq ft have looked like over time in SF and the broader Bay Area specifically for higher-end properties. Is there a good dataset or other resource that can help me understand what the numbers have looked like over time please? Thanks!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 9, 2016 Market Conditions in San Francisco
Gaoyuancassie, Home Buyer in San Francisco, CA
Gaoyuancassie asked:
Hi, I want to rent a place in upper Fillmore street to start my retail business May I know the average rent of the place which has around 500 square feet space? and is there has suggestion or available place for renting?

my email: gaoyuancassie@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 6, 2016 For Rent in San Francisco
Jean-francois…, Home Owner in San Francisco, CA
Jean-francois Drageon asked:
how do I change my password?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 6, 2016 General Area in 94102
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Alex Greer answered:
Looking for HELOC lender - low or no docs
You aren't going to find this anywhere.

I do not check replies, so if you have a comment or question email me here:
AGreer@TheMortgageOutlet.com

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Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
Completely detached, single family house in HOA with front building: can we separate ourselves from the association?
I'd suggest you get in touch with a real estate attorney who can talk you through the process, if it's something thats available to you in your specific building. I realize this post i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 1, 2016 Using Trulia in San Francisco
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
what happens if the landlord doesn't allow you access to the backyard of their home? is that considered a hazard? or not permitted? in San Francisco.
It's fairly common in SF for landlords to have exclusive use of yard space when they rent out one or more units in their building. As far as I know, in most cases this is okay, as long ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 1, 2016 Rentals in San Francisco
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
Are there any Russian speaking loan officers out here in San Francisco?
Many banks will have loan officers who are fluent in various languages, including Russian. Contact your local bank and ask if they have someone who can work with you in Russian, or som ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 1, 2016 Home Buying in 94123
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
How do I find more information about a house listed under forclosure on Trulia?
Your best bet is to get in touch with a realtor who can gather more information for you. If it's a bank owned property, you'll ideally want someone with experience in that type of tran ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 1, 2016 Foreclosure in Inner Sunset
Karen and Pa…, Real Estate Pro in Cameron Park, CA
Karen and Paul Catania answered:
is it fraudulent to pay commission outside of escrow?
We can always debate all the whys and why nots but it is considered fraud to pay any monies outside of escrow. Selling a house with commissions is the normal part of life and the marke ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 1, 2016 Home Buying in San Francisco
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
For the real estate agents out there: Maximizing sale price. Worth permitting that unwarranted room to add bedroom to MLS listing?
I'd suggest doing the renovations yourself - it sounds like you have a fairly reasonable quote for the work you mention, and 300sq. ft. is a huge addition for a 1000 sq. ft home.

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0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 31, 2016 Home Selling in San Francisco
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
can u help me find a one or two bedroom apt or house in sanfrancisco Ca that accepts section 8 voucher?
Section 8 voucher listings can be found online at http://sfha.gosection8.com/SearchRentals.aspx

Good luck with our house hunt!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 31, 2016 For Rent in San Francisco
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
How do I know what is the reasonable rental value of my unit that I would like to let out?
The best way is to check other rental prices for similarly sized units in the area, preferably units in your building, or other newish high rises like the Millennium, so that you get th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 31, 2016 Rentals in San Francisco
Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ryan Rudnick answered:
i am looking for a place to move with a friend and we would like to move to a private place
That's a pretty low budget for inside San Francisco for 2 bedrooms, but you may be able to find a 1 bedroom to share, or you could look outside the city for more options. Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 31, 2016 Rentals in 94110
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Alex Greer answered:
How to get a mortgage for a new immigrant who has no credit score in the USA?
What is your immigration status? Visa?

I do not check replies, so if you have a comment or question email me here:
AGreer@TheMortgageOutlet.com

Alex Greer
Loan Officer
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0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 25, 2016 Home Buying in San Francisco
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Alex Greer answered:
Buying foreclosures at auction in California.
The county should be giving you a clear title when you buy at auction. So, at auction it should be disclosed that some of the money will go to those liens.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 21, 2016 Home Buying in San Francisco
Karen and Pa…, Real Estate Pro in Cameron Park, CA
Karen and Paul Catania answered:
I am purchasing a home with cash and I was asked to provide proof of funds. I am uncomfortable with showing a bank statement. Is there another way?
Yes, you can have your bank write a letter stating that the funds are available. A listing agent just needs to be able to confirm with the Seller that you the buyer do have the funds a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 15, 2016 Home Buying in 94114
Emmawatson009, Home Buyer in Louisville, KY
Emmawatson009 answered:
Are there any lenders still offering doctors loans with 100% financing and no pmi?
Small business lenders such as Fundation, Merchcash, Business Lenders, Lending Club and others don't require any collateral and they have bad credit small business loans available for p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 15, 2016 Financing in 94122
 Rich, Real Estate Pro in Las Vegas, NV
Rich answered:
Is the standard percent down still 20% for a home loan?
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 1, 2016 Financing in San Francisco
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