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David Rudd, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
David Rudd answered:
How can you buy foreclosed properties before it's listed?
Each State and County varies. Typically you can obtain a list of properties set to be auctioned by the lender. These auctions typically take place on the steps of the courthouse. MOS ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 16, 2013 Home Buying in Nob Hill
Rob Spinosa, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Rob Spinosa answered:
What's the difference between a loan originator and mortgage broker?
Alison,

A mortgage loan originator is defined as one who, for compensation or gain (or in the expectation of...), takes a residential mortgage loan application or offers to negotiate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Home Buying in Nob Hill
Amy Blakeley, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Amy Blakeley answered:
How is the parking?
Hi Ann,
Parking can be tough in the evenings but is generally not bad in the morning and afternoon. Usually once you settle into your home, you find little tricks within a few blocks. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 2, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Nob Hill
Bob Evans, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Bob Evans answered:
Thinking about converting a basement to garage spaces in my building. What is the current rate for parking spaces and how much value will this add?
Garage space is a premium in San Francisco in general and more so in your area. I cannot tell you the rental benefit but should you sell this bldg the value would be $100,000 per space.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 15, 2012 General Area in Nob Hill
Walter 'Skip'…, Real Estate Pro in Brea, CA
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
If the person who is renting it out lives in another country and cant come to the us because of his schedual should i be skeptical?
Absolutely, this is a very common scam.
Good luck,
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 29, 2012 For Rent in Nob Hill
Jake Fournier, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Jake Fournier answered:
What are the benefits of living in Nob Hill?
One of the big benefits is you are centrally located to a lot of night life and entertainment options. It's usually a quick walk in any direction to find some delicious food, a dri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 30, 2011 General Area in Nob Hill
Pete Flint, Home Buyer in Noe Valley, San Fran...
Pete Flint answered:
What are the drawbacks of living in Nob Hill?
Lots of positive things about the area after I spent 4 years living there.
Downsides are:
- Parking is very hard, there are a few paid lots in emergencies when you have visitors, but ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 30, 2011 General Area in Nob Hill
Pete Flint, Home Buyer in Noe Valley, San Fran...
Pete Flint answered:
What are the current real estate market conditions like in Nob Hill?
As of 2011, rental prices are going up and up. This is a similar story to San Francisco in general.
For home prices, given the constraints on quality supply, I believe that prices are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 15, 2012 General Area in Nob Hill
Pete Flint, Home Buyer in Noe Valley, San Fran...
Pete Flint answered:
What is the crime and safety like in Nob Hill?
Overall, Nob Hill like most of San Francisco is incredibly safe. You need to be a little careful around the area that borders Tenderloin or Lower Nob Hill, which looks less safe (but ce ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 29, 2011 Crime & Safety in Nob Hill
Pete Flint, Home Buyer in Noe Valley, San Fran...
Pete Flint answered:
What advice would you have for someone moving to Nob Hill?
Favorite restaurants:
- Venticello (upmarket italian)
- Nob Hill Cafe (easy going italian)

Favorite Bars:
- The Big 4 at Huntingdon Hotel (old world english)
- Top of the Mark (t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 29, 2011 Moving in Nob Hill
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