SOLD! Modern, 4 level home with tree top views in Glen Park!

Property website with interactive floorplan & photos: Elegant, modern 4 level Glen Park home with treetop views! For sale by the original owner, an art connoisseur and philanthropist, 729 Congo embodies elegant, transcendent design.  Twenty year interior design veteran, … [Read more...]

SOLD-Pacific Heights view condo, represented buyer

Posted by: Cheryl Bower, Realtor CRS, GRI, ABR, ePro Cell/Text: 415-999-3450 DRE #: 01505551 Zephyr Real Estate Top Producer, thanks to great clients like you! Helping buyer & sellers in San Mateo & San Francisco County & beyond San Francisco San … [Read more...]

Sunnyside, S.F., CA REO/bank owned home-SOLD multiple offers – helped first time buyers

Sunnyside, S.F., CA REO/bank owned home-SOLD- helped first time buyers … [Read more...]

Banks Start To Loosen Up In Underwriting

  After a half-decade of tightening mortgage guidelines, banks are starting to “loosen up”. The Federal Reserve conducts a quarterly survey of its member banks and, last quarter, not a single responding bank reported having tightened its mortgage guidelines for prime … [Read more...]

Purchasing or selling a home in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County? Handy area map

I'm working with buyers who are looking at buying property in unincorporated coastal San Mateo County & recently came across this handy map which shows all unincorporated areas of San Mateo County. One key difference with unincorporated areas is that services such as police & fire are … [Read more...]

Stylish Mid-Century Delight! 3br/2ba home for sale – 219 Del Prado Dr. Daly City, CA-SOLD multiple offers

Stylish Mid-Century Delight!  219 Del Prado Dr. Daly City, CA Stylish Mid-Century home that has been well maintained & loved by the same owners for over 35 years. Freshly painted interior, refinished wood floors, dual paned windows, bay views, private garden & large bonus room … [Read more...]

Is An FHA Mortgage Better Than A Conforming One?

The FHA is insuring a greater percentage of loans than during any time in recent history. In 2006, it insured roughly 5 percent of the purchase mortgage market. Today, it insures one-quarter. ”Going FHA” is more common than ever before — but is it better? The answer — like most things … [Read more...]

San Francisco Is Losing Families

San Francisco Is Losing Families   What do you think, is S.F. an ideal place to raise kids?  Are parents with kids leaving because of the quality of the public education system & high cost of private schools? Or perhaps all of the above including the high cost of living in … [Read more...]

Westwood Park, S.F. Bungalow- SOLD

Westwood Park, S.F. Bungalow   Welcome to Westwood Park-a unique bungalow community in the heart of S.F.!  Charming, fully detached 1920’s bungalow with flowing floor plan, beautiful wood floors, spacious garage & private yard offering up a bright space to call home. Great walkability … [Read more...]

Moving to the S.F. Bay Area with a dog or cat? Tips on how to make your rental app stand out for a pet-friendly rental

Moving to the S.F. Bay Area with a dog or cat?  Tips on how to make your rental app stand out for a pet-friendly rental   Planning a move to San Francisco or surrounding regions & you have a dog?  Here are a few tips to help your rental application stand out from your competition. … [Read more...]