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Source: New York Times Real Estate News
This estate in Surrey, listed for $4.2 million, includes an indoor pool and a barn refashioned as a two-bedroom guesthouse. [...]
Wed, Sep 19, 2018 2:35:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Houston real estate agents are reporting an uptick in wire fraud. [...]
Wed, Sep 19, 2018 1:58:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: www.sfgate.com/columns/walkthrough Address: 5200 Proctor Ave., Oakland Asking price: $1.995 million Description: Rich architectural finishes like Honduran mahogany and plaster walls accent the interior of this Mediterranean in Upper Rockridge. [...]
Tue, Sep 18, 2018 9:25:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
A: Buyers often think that having a listing agent write an offer will get them a competitive advantage with the seller, and allow them to get the property at a discount, given that the seller’s total commission due to the agent might be less if the agent represents both sides. [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 7:53:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
A wraparound front porch, a 1-acre vineyard and an outdoor kitchen with a wood-burning pizza oven await at this chic Craftsman near Sonoma Plaza. The owner’s suite includes a lounge and separate bathrooms, while French doors in the dining and family rooms open to the outdoors. A heated pool and [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 7:06:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
This late 19th century Craftsman minutes from UCSF Medical Center and the Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve features a flowing main level with a chef’s kitchen and city views. Unique alcoves are found throughout the trilevel whose bottom floor includes a bedroom suite and office. A brick patio and tile [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 7:05:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Built in 2012, this equestrian estate includes more than 50 horse stalls on more than 20 acres. A large rear patio features a built-in barbecue, hot tub and several fire pits. The media room includes a bar area and connects to the home’s fitness room. Expansive views await from all [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 7:04:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Facing north and occupying half the floor, this bright condo frames views of Coit Tower, the Bay Bridge, Marin and downtown San Francisco through oversize windows. A two-sided fireplace warms the living and dining rooms. Stone counters, an induction cooktop and dual ovens finish an eat-in kitchen with bay views. [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 7:03:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Loan officer: Bob Gerson. Property type: Single-family home in Hillsborough. Appraised value: $6.75 million. Loan amount: $4.3875 million. Loan type: 10-year fixed rate, annual adjustable-rate mortgage after first 10 years. Other details: Cash-out refinance at 4.25 percent with 0 points. Backstory: My branch manager introduced me to some clients who wanted to discuss a cash-out [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 6:06:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Mortgage adviser: John Holmgren, Holmgren & Associates. Property: Single-family home in Oakland. Purchase Price: $950,000. First Mortgage: 7/1 adjustable rate mortgage. First Mortgage Rate: 4.125 percent with no points. First Mortgage Loan Amount: $750,000. Second Mortgage: Variable-rate home equity line of credit. Second Mortgage Rate: 6.49 percent with no points. Second Mortgage Loan Amount: $95,500. Backstory: These first-time [...]
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 6:06:00 PM, Continue reading at the source