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zephyr real estate: Circa 1897 Queen Anne Victorian - San Francisco - Hayes Valley - 11/04/12 05:58 PM
Hayes Valley - Queen Anne Victorian Condominium · 3 Bedrooms – Flexible & Spacious · 2 and ½ Bathrooms – 1 en Suite Spa · Radiant Heating in the Master Bath · Formal Living Room w/ Decorative Fireplace · Chef’s Kitchen with Marble and Stainless Counters · Viking Gas Range & Jenn Air Refrigerator · Temperature Controlled Wine Room · Hardwood Floors · Updated, Upgraded Systems · Laundry Closet with Washer/Dryer · 2 Car Parking · 2,482 per Condominium Map · Central Location – Hayes Street, Symphony, Opera, easy public transit This grand 19th century Queen Anne Victorian (1897) home stands (1 comments)
2091 16th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94116 - Golden Gate Heights - www.2091-16thAvenue.com An elegant Spanish-Mediterranean Villa featuring; spacious and well proportioned rooms, updated systems, remodeled kitchen and bathrooms. You'll find yourself falling in love with many of the fine details of this custom built home on an oversized lot. Main Level: A large foyer leads you to the expansive open beamed living room and fireplace. The formal dining room boasts banquet seating for dinner parties. A breakfast room and spacious remodeled kitchen with granite counters, two classic stoves and a radiant heat tile floor. A master suite with remodeled (5 comments)
A townhome style loft with convenient private street entrance, foyer, bedroom/office and bath, making for a perfect studio or office. The main floor lends itself to grand SOMA entertaining with a well planned kitchen; granite counter tops, dining island, efficient stainless appliances and full sized pantry. The mezzanine offers a master suite with a wall to wall cedar lined closet, vessel sink and fresh tiled bathroom. In-unit laundry, garaged parking and storage complete this offering in this boutique building in the center of all that San Francisco has to offer! Offered at $649,000 Close to: Harvest Urban Market Radius Restaurant Triptych Restaurant SF Museum of Modern Art - (6 comments)
In 1954, Alfred and Mabel Salter (parents of Lucille Packard) commissioned the design a home for their family in what is now Forest Hill. Salter was a self-employed photo engraver, and Mabel kept his books for him while working as an attorney's secretary and dabbling, rather successfully, in investments. The design is attributed to Henry Hill, who was then an up-and-coming architect, making a name for himself with his unique style of architecture combining European modernism and the rustic landscape of (1 comments)
Eastlake Stick Victorian in the Mission Looking for a real Mission property which you can make your own? This "good-boned" - some might even say high cheek boned, Eastlake Stick Victorian was noted to have its first water tap in 1884 (per SFWD records.) This home was said to have been built for Mrs. A.E. Woods as a two family dwelling in 1884. In 1916 the structure was moved approximately 4 feet to the front of lot and raised 7 feet and placed on a new concrete foundation. A two unit property offering income from the top floor reasonably rented, a vacant middle unit, huge garage, (5 comments)
Come home to 638 Minna Street. A top floor corner with a commanding South East SOMA view The first floor makes for a perfect master suite, studio or office. The main floor lends itself to Grand SOMA entertaining with its well planned kitchen; granite counter tops and stainless appliances. A mezzanine floor offers another master suite with views of the world below, in-unit laundry, garaged parking and storage locker complete this offering of excellence in a quality property. Offered at $699,000 - 1,622 sq ft Close to: Harvest Urban Market Radius Restaurant Triptych Restaurant Bossa (0 comments)
So How Long is a Short Sale? This is a question I keep hearing from potential buyers and seller who stare at me in disbelief... Especially at the beginning of the process. Our 4150 17th Street #22 listing became a short sale as a result of this week's price reduction. It has a few more complications including HOA assessements which will make this a bit more complex. Over the past weekend we've faxed our info packet into the lender and will be following up until a negotiator is assigned. I'll see if it can move any faster than the last (6 comments)
This is an important nuance to anyone who may be underwater on their mortgage debt. We've had three conversations with potential new clients over the past three weeks touching upon this important nuance about a refinanced mortgage in California. The California Association of Realtors sponsored SB1178 bill to at least try to take away the sting for those fiscally responsible individuals who refinanced their loan for all the right reasons to take advantage of some of the best interest rates - yet - buried somewhere in the fine print of their loan changed in terms from non-recourse to recourse... We'll (1 comments)
This Thursday, July 1, the Board of Supervisors Rules Committee will hear the Tenant Union and Supervisor David Campos' proposed Charter amendment to give control of the Rent Board to the tenants. Interested REALTORS® are encouraged to attend the hearing and express opposition to the proposed amendment.Campos introduced the Charter amendment earlier and already has seven supervisors agreeing to be co-sponsors. It only takes six to place it on the ballot. Unless something dramatic happens, it is a certainty that the amendment will appear on (0 comments)
8300 Oceanview #202, San Francisco, CA 94132 2 Br 2 Ba Condo w/ Parking 1071 sq ft = $325,000 - BPO in place and lender moving forward... On the way back from Stockton today, Oliver and I talked all the way home about our the presentation on the new SFR designation = Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource. A new NAR (National Association of Realtors) certification and designation program, sponsored by our local CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) Chapter which does a darn good job in presenting timely topics and programs. Prior to today's attendance, Oliver Burgelman and I had successfully assisted our clients in buying and in selling six short sales (0 comments)
zephyr real estate: Award Winning Condo - Views & Exquisite Finishes - 03/19/10 11:37 AM
Award Winning South Beach Condo Views, style and elegance This award winning boutique condominium property is an oasis with spectacular views of San Francisco bay. This home features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, gas range and stainless appliances, in unit washer/dryer and a South East facing deck. The exquisite finishes of stone, concrete, glass and steel offset by wood floors bring a feeling of zen like tranquility. Only a few blocks from the Embarcadero, Farmer's Market, AT&T Park, South Beach Marina, shopping and restaurants. Situated where you can navigate around the City even during a game day!!! This is San Francisco at your doorstep. Exceptionally easy access to (2 comments)
If you are out there looking at property in the Noe Valley or Eureka Valley you may have to move a little faster to committing an offer in writing. We've been seeing an increase in activity particularly in the $600,000 - $900,000 price range. As always location and proximity to the commercial corridors such as 24th Street, Church Street, Castro and Market Street.We've just recently seen a few properties garner multiple offers on both sides of Liberty Hill!You may wish to view our newest listing along the Church Street corridor in Noe Valley.Open Sunday, February 7th from 2 - 4 pm 147 Day Street # 4@ (0 comments)
zephyr real estate: Nöel Stroll - San Francisco Noe Valley 4th Annual Holiday Block Party! - 11/21/09 02:45 PM
Nöel Valley’s Fourth Annual Holiday Block Party! San Francisco’s Noe Valley holds it’s 4th annual holiday event, the Noel Stroll on Saturday, December 5, 2009. Noe Valley's 24th and Church Streets unique mix of boutiques, gift shops, restaurants and cafe's will be hosting a blissful late afternoon and early evening of holiday events to help you get all your shopping done. Enjoy local carolers, special instore promotions and festive libations during Nöel Valley’s Fourth Annual Holiday Block Party. Santa at Zephyr Real Estate will be available from 11 am to 2 pm for photo opportunities and 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm (0 comments)
The other day I received this question in my mailbox... To which my answer is clearly - Why yes of course you can buy a house in San Francisco with an FHA loan! Point yourself in the direction of your 'favorite' bank with whom you already have a relationship. If you don't really have a 'favorite' bank then search out a good mortgage broker, I have several names I'd be happy to send you without obligation. FHA is restrictive with whom they certify, so make sure whomever you speak with is certified! The good people at Guarantee Mortgage are my (1 comments)
zephyr real estate: HVCC Got you down??? FIGHT BACK NOW!!! Listing Agents WAKE UP!!! - 10/03/09 12:07 PM
As the HVCC comes knock knock knocking on your door there may be something a LISTING AGENT can do to protect the value of their client's property! You may find an excerpt from this CAR Magazine article of interest. --------------------------------------- >>Qualify the appraiser. Guy Rivera, a senior loan officer with Pacific Riviera Mortgage in Santa Barbara, says REALTORS® should qualify the appraiser when he or she makes an appointment to inspect a home.A few questions REALTORS ® might want to ask are:1.) How long have you appraised homes in this area?2.) How many properties do you typically appraise in this area (1 comments)
zephyr real estate: FHA vs. 20% Down.... CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? - 09/27/09 12:37 PM
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW??? FHA must now be the new Sub Prime!!! Last week by a show of hands at our Wednesday sales meeting of nearly 200 agents it was anectdotally confirmed that the majority of our deals at our 7 offices were FHA deals??? How did that happen? FHA was a language, not unlike Sanskrit, long forgotten in the San Francisco real estate market as loan limits were too low for anyone to really use. ($417,000 - the 'old' conforming loan limit.) Now that the the jumbo conforming loan limit is up to $729,750 any number of properties are within range of buyers who have less than (0 comments)
All Units SOLD OUT over the past month! Indicating a revitalized interest by today's buyers who want to live in the Sunny Mission. It helped of course that these units were refinished in the spririt of the period's Victoriana! These exquisitely remodeled flats located across from Garfield Square Park feature; period fixtures, wainscoting, polished softwood floors, huge kitchens with carrera marble countertops, stainless appliances and huge pantries. In addtion the lovingly restored mantels framed gas hearth fireplaces in many of the units. Each unit was complete with washer/dryer hookups, additional storage, intercom and alarm (0 comments)
zephyr real estate: Coming Soon! Hayes Valley Victorian Elegance - 09/19/09 07:19 PM
Hayes Valley Victorian Elegance... Downtown Views, Polished Wood Floors, Remodeled Kitchen & Baths- All Coming Soon... Imagine your very own San Francisco Victorian Flat set amongst a whole row of Victorians, looking across to City Hall's grand renovated dome. Enjoy the closeness to everything - You can walk everywhere and yet up the stairs away from it all you'll find this beautifully detailed and elegant Victorian home awaits. Big Scale = Three large bedrooms and a Double Parlor make Four! Two and half fully remodeled bathrooms. Live large in this grand scale living room with decorative fireplace. The bay windows (0 comments)
Victorian Condo in the Castro $549,000 1+ Bedroom, 1 Bath, Fireplace * * NEWS FLASH * * APPRAISAL IN - and the Beat goes on... Waiting for Bank Approval The short sale saga continues - 5 weeks of waiting for our SunTrust Loss Mitigator to respond to our many calls, faxes and emails. We've worked with Wells Fargo Bank and Bank of America before and thought SunTrust might be easier... Hmmm... Seems to be the same in all cases. Hurry up and wait. Be persistent, patient and polite. The bank is lucky to have a great offer and another in backup. But what the heck (0 comments)
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