Uncategorized | Ruth Krishnan - Top SF Realtor - Part 5

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How Home Buyers Find Homes

One of the first steps in designing an effective property marketing campaign is to analyze how buyers typically find the homes they purchase. It only makes sense to focus on those media and those efforts that grab the most eyeballs, generate the biggest response and...

Home Selling Process – in Detail

Selling residential real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area is a complicated financial transaction involving many important issues: home preparation, pricing and fair market value, comprehensive marketing across a wide variety of media, buyer profile and buyer qualifying, contract negotiation, showing the property, statutory...

San Francisco Real Estate Market Dynamics

↤ Access our most recent reports via the links to the left. San Francisco Real Estate Cycles An approximate, simplified and smoothed out chart that pertains to the upper third of Bay Area home sales (i.e. higher priced) San Francisco Median Home Price by Month House & Condo Sales Long-Term Median Home...

Calculators

Please try our wide variety of financial calculators. Interactive calculations, dynamic graphs, and fully customizable reports are just a few of the features that make our calculators stand out. Mortgage Loan Calculator Use this calculator to determine your monthly mortgage principal, interest, taxes and insurance payment...

Megans Law

Unless exempt, contracts for the sale and purchase of real property with one to four units and every rental or lease agreement for residential real property are required to include a statutorily-defined notice regarding the existence of public access database information regarding sex offenders. In 1996,...

What Dual Agency Means in Real Estate

The following article reflects solely the personal opinion of Paragon’s Chief Market Analyst, Patrick Carlisle, who is not an attorney at law and thus not qualified to provide legal advice of any kind, nor is he an official spokesperson of the Paragon Real Estate Group in...

Arbitration and Liquidated Damages Clauses

Since mediation, arbitration and liquidated damages clauses generally pertain to situations where a dispute and/or a possible a default has arisen, it is worth noting that once money is deposited into escrow, it is not released except by the signed mutual instructions of both buyer...

Using Out of Area Lenders and Loan Agents

The use of out-of area-lenders and loan agents and/or unqualified or inexperienced loan brokers may have a severe effect on your purchase transaction. In the past few years, the process of qualifying for home purchase financing has become much more difficult and time consuming. Lender guidelines...

The Escrow Process

What Is Escrow? The sale of real property involves transferring large sums of money and signing important documents by you, the Seller and your lender. Escrow is the process in which an impartial third party acts as a stakeholder and facilitator for both you and...

Moving Checklist

Before You Move: Address Change Notification Post office forwarding address Waste disposal service Subscriptions (may take several weeks) Friends and relatives Bank and other financial institutions (for example, loans, credit cards) Insurance Notify carrier of new location for coverage of: life, health, fire and auto Transfer Services All utilities: gas, electric, water,...