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Wed Sep 28, 2016
Christine.woods32 answered:
The majority of properties in the San Francisco are listed with a 6% commission. This commission is split by the agent for buyer and the one for seller- 3 percent each.
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Thu Sep 12, 2013
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Fri Mar 23, 2012
Mike Dukes answered:
You did not mention what species of termites, you state, or the type of guarantee you were offered. Orking ususally adds one or two years of renewals into their upfront price when you finanace their treatment cost. You did no mention whether or not you were paying cash or financing.

Regaurdless of the details you omitted, I would venture saying you could get the same job with an equal guarantee less expensive with most other companies. Pick a good medium size company with a good local reputation ask them for a free inspection and quote if needed.. Try asking your neighbors about their termite services. I write extensivly about this in my Homeowner Guid to termite Control at http://TermiteMD.com , go ther for a lot more information.
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Sun Oct 16, 2011
New To San Francisco answered:
Jeff

My problem is almost identical with a slight twist. I only want to rent out the unit for 6 months rather than a year. I will obviously specify that in the lease agreement and the potential tenant has agreed to the terms. Will I have the same problem if the tenant does not want to move after 6 months? Thank you very much for your advice? ... more
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Thu Aug 13, 2009
Gregory Hayes Garver answered:
Thu Feb 26, 2009
Jeff Woo answered:
In San Francisco, it is not possible to write a special lease with a pre-set move out date. unless the building was built after June 13, 1979 (or it is one of the rare properties in SF which has qualified for a "substantial rehabilitation" with the Rent Board). Such a provision would be an attempt to get the tenant to prospectively waive his rights under the Rent Ordinance. Such provisions are void as against public policy.

Jeffery Woo, Esq.
Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP
Complex Rental Property Group
415-627-3607
jeff.woo@sdma.com
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Sat Jul 5, 2008
Jed Lane answered:
Cynthia,
Having just had this conversation with my Allstate agent I can say that you should talk to them about your coverage. They have those figures and also a formula that projects the costs of replacement. We figured the price per SF and then he noted that the policy will pay 140% of the value of the policy which then gave me the amount of coverage I needed. ... more
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