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Ryan Rudnick, Real Estate Pro in 94114
Ryan Rudnick answered:
Are there any condos for rent at 181 South Park, SF, CA, 94107?
I don't believe there are any available rentals in this building at the moment, but I'd be more than happy to help you find something similar. I often work with renters looking for pro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 28, 2014 Home Buying in South Beach
Jennifer Fiv…, Real Estate Pro in Red Hook, NY
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
What's the best way to find out about pocket listings?
Since you know the specific building you are interested in, why not engage a Buyer's Agent who would do the research on your behalf?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 5, 2014 Home Buying in South Beach
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
Have you, as agents, ever hesitated on your client's initial offer? Say a buyer wants to start by negotiating
Maybe this agent has improved in the five years since the question was originally asked . . .
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 11, 2013 Home Buying in South Beach
Alex Greer, Real Estate Pro in California
Alex Greer answered:
is it possible to get a loan of ~200-250K (40% down, foreigner on F1 visa, no W2 but has proof of steady financial support of 32K/yr?) thanks
Yes we can certainly help you out. You can check us out at http://www.TheMortgageOutlet.com and give us a call. One of our loan officers will look at your situation and present you with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 11, 2013 Home Buying in South Beach
Thomas Moser, Real Estate Pro in East Northport, NY
Thomas Moser answered:
If my lease agreement states to give a security deposit upon move in and no deposit is given. Does this cancel the lease agreement?
I would be surprised if the landlord allowed you to move in without the security deposit.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 8, 2013 Home Buying in South Beach
Theresa Sabe…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Theresa Sabella answered:
Looking to buy a property in SF to rent out. Considering loft in South Beach. Thoughts? Better areas to consider? sfh somewhere else? $600k max
Dogpatch is the fastest growing neighborhood in SF. It has changed in the past 5 years and will change even more in the next 5-15 years. UCSF is there, maybe Kaiser soon. The Port of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 14, 2013 Home Buying in South Beach
Jae Ng, Real Estate Pro in Mission Dolores, San...
Jae Ng answered:
I would like to know if the neighborhood is doggie friendly? Does the neighborhood have dog parks and services such as grooming nearby?
South Park is in the neighborhood and is a great park for dogs (and people) to run around at.
There are also a few dog grooming places in Soma - Here's a few that are nearby in the nei ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 14, 2013 Home Buying in South Beach
Paul Hwang, Real Estate Pro in 94105
Paul Hwang answered:
I am consider to rent one of the condo in the South Beach for a year before I decide to buy, which building has the best value? to rent and buy both!
As the #1 Broker in South Beach per MLS 2011 and 2012, I can confidently tell you; "It depends."

A lot of my clients like the Infinity. I think Metropolitan is undervalued.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 9, 2012 Home Buying in South Beach
Paul Hwang, Real Estate Pro in 94105
Paul Hwang answered:
What are your thoughts on purchasing at the Madrone?
Madrone is a good project. It has pluses and minuses. Call me for details.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 11, 2012 Home Buying in South Beach
Rich Bennett…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Rich Bennett 415.305.4911-cell answered:
how do i find the sale prices of a home (specifically the Infinity)?
Hi Ee-

I realize this is an older post but as an fyi, sales prices are recorded and are public record. Any realtor can help you determine what a particular unit has sold for. If you& ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 22, 2011 Home Buying in South Beach
Paul Hwang, Real Estate Pro in 94105
Paul Hwang answered:
The condos in Bridgeview have a significant lower avg price/sq ft., compared to other high-rise buildings in the neighborhood. Any insights on why?
There are a lot of new buildings in the immediate area getting attention. Bridgeview has pluses and minuses. call me for details.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 21, 2011 Home Buying in South Beach
James Ash, Both Buyer and Seller in 94107
James Ash answered:
Best and Worst Buildings in South Beach/Mission Bay? I'm looking for a condo in the SB/MB area.
great question maria. i think the best building in the south beach mission bay neighborhood is 88 king street, by far! it has the only usable pool (6 stories of towers block the wind ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 29, 2009 Home Buying in South Beach
Jean Bell, Real Estate Pro in Bryn Mawr, PA
Jean Bell answered:
Condos in 170 King St (Unit 702 or Unit 822) sold for $3,500 or $3,000? Is this for real?
Assume those were rentals
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 1, 2009 Home Buying in South Beach
Paul Hwang, Real Estate Pro in 94105
Paul Hwang answered:
Should buyers visit new developments in SOMA/South Beach with an agent or on their own? Putting aside
Having sold $35+ million worth of condos in South Beach last year, I can honestly say: 100% YES.

Most Realtors are worthless, I don't need someone who is going to drive me around on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 28, 2009 Home Buying in South Beach
Paul Hwang, Real Estate Pro in 94105
Paul Hwang answered:
First time buyer. I am looking to buy a 1-bedroom condo in South Beach, SF.
You make money in Real Estate when you buy it, not when you sell it. Buyers are the boss right now, be a cheapskate, the worst they will say is no. If they do, so what?

Having sold $ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 28, 2009 Home Buying in South Beach
Paul Hwang, Real Estate Pro in 94105
Paul Hwang answered:
What would be the effects of the new developments (ie, Millenium, Infinity, and One Rincon) have on the?
Having sold $35+ million dollars worth of condos in South Beach last year, I can honestly say that all these buildings are going to add value to South Beach, until it reaches a tipping ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 28, 2009 Home Buying in South Beach
Scott Osborne, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Scott Osborne answered:
Is there any risk for having more than 20% down payment for a new condo? I read an article suggested paying
There are a number of factors that should determine your down payment, the first that come to mind are:
Your risk tolerance, your current and projected income level, your other investm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 19, 2008 Home Buying in South Beach
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