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Source: New York Times Real Estate News
In place of the train yards that once covered this Manhattan neighborhood are new “lifestyle buildings” with doormen and water views. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019 10:01:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
A: There are many reasons why someone would purchase a condominium over a single family home. In San Francisco, we have many empty nesters that want less maintenance where paying an HOA fee relieves one of the maintenance responsibilities one has when owning a single family home. Many newer high [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019 1:06:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Intricate Old World details, grand views and enticing outdoor spaces abound at 1677 Lucas Valley Road, a six-bedroom Spanish Mediterranean estate in San Rafael. “This remarkable home is exquisite in detail but not overstated,” said David Jampolsky of Coldwell Banker, who is co-listing the 10-acre estate with Camille Jampolsky for [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019 12:10:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Set on a third of an acre near downtown Menlo Park, this freshly renovated trilevel boasts a home theater, an office and a temperature-controlled wine cellar capable of storing 2,000 bottles. White oak flooring and high ceilings accent the main level’s flowing floor plan. A stone-topped island anchors a remodeled [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019 12:08:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
This estate along the eastern flank of Mount Tamalpais stretches across more than 6 acres and offers easy access to hiking and cycling trails. Skylights brighten a voluminous great room whose living area includes a fireplace flanked by built-ins. Professional appliances, a center island and display cabinets outfit the chef’s [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019 12:08:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Mortgage broker: Liz Bayer, ProMortgage. Property type: Single-family home in Novato. Appraised value: $1 million. Loan amount: $700,000 Loan type: 30-year fixed. Rate: 4.375 percent. APR: 4.478 percent. Backstory: I had preapproved a client for a loan of $625,000. However, the price point that he ideally wanted was out of reach until Fannie Mae updated their [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019 11:36:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Loan officer: John Holmgren. Property type: Single-family home in Alameda. Property value: $628,600. Loan terms: Homesafe jumbo reverse mortgage; fixed rate of 6.99 percent. Backstory: My client lives in her childhood home, inherited from her parents. After the passing of her husband, it became necessary for her to borrow a large amount to take [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019 11:34:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Charles Doell’s self-effacing demeanor and gifted eye for style has made him a highly sought-after designer of hotels, nightclubs, restaurants, bars and lounges. His Oakland-based firm, the impishly named Mister Important Design, boasts an expansive portfolio that includes W hotels in Costa Rica, Punta de Mita and San Diego, as well [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019 10:28:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Five years ago, Mary Cronin was just starting out in the staging business. Now, she runs a full-service firm that consults with Realtors and sellers on not only staging but bath and kitchen remodels, facade colors and interior design. “We’ve become a one-stop shop for agents and sellers,” said Cronin, whose [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019 10:27:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
In place of the train yards that once covered this Manhattan neighborhood are new “lifestyle buildings” with doormen and water views. [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019 10:18:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Anthony Lim
Anthony Lim - Specializing in Alameda and East Bay