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Mission Walk (330/335 Berry): BMR Applications Now Available

Mission Walk (330/335 Berry): BMR Applications Now Available

It might still be wrapped in scaffolding, but applications are now available for the 131 Below Market Rate (BMR) condos that will compose Mission Walk (330/335 Berry Street). 25 one, 82 two, and 24 three bedroom units priced from $159,474 to $302,735. Qualified buyers will have incomes of up... Read More »

Homes On Esprit Park: Now Offering Refundable Purchase Deposits

While no longer offering price guarantees (sign of the times one), the Esprit Park sales team is back with another offer: refundable purchase deposits (sign of the times two). When you purchase a residence at Homes on Esprit Park and secure a loan commitment to purchase, you should be... Read More »

JustQuotes: Potential For Below-Market-Rate Housing Priority

“Descendants of people displaced during the redevelopment of San Francisco’s Western Addition and Hunters Point decades ago would be given first priority for the city’s affordable housing under a measure pending before city leaders. The proposal, which is scheduled for a vote by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors on... Read More »

For A Select Few First-Time Buyers Willing To Cross The Bay

For A Select Few First-Time Buyers Willing To Cross The Bay

San Francisco County doesn’t qualify for the new CalHFA Community Stabilization Home Loan Program, but Alameda and Contra Costa counties do. In a nutshell (but with plenty of devilish little details): below market 30-yeard fixed rate loans (5.5%) and up to 103% financing (CLTV) for qualifying first-time buyers of... Read More »

Tomorrow Night At The Commonwealth Club: Buy, Sell Or Wait 2008

It’s another real estate redux (Buy, Sell or Wait, Part II: Real Estate in the Bay Area 2008). It’s another great panel: Joseph Perkins, President and CEO, Home Builders Association of Northern California Rich Arzaga, Financial Planner; Professor, Real Estate Investment, UC Berkeley Extension Tom Davidoff, Assistant Professor of... Read More »

The SocketSite Scoop On 900 Folsom/260 Fifth: Condo Idol Comes!

The SocketSite Scoop On 900 Folsom/260 Fifth: Condo Idol Comes!

Avant Housing, a joint venture between AGI Capital and TMG Partners, has launched a website providing some unique insight into the development process and soliciting community feedback for a trio of interconnected buildings in the works at 900 Folsom/260 Fifth Street. The two adjacent parcels at 900 Folsom Street... Read More »

Scoop: Next Wednesday’s (6/25) Gathering For Plugged-In People

Eight month ago we moderated an exclusive panel and Q&A for 150 plugged-in people entitled, “The REAL (e)State of SoMa’s emerging midtown.” And next Wednesday (6/25), we’re doing it again. Returning panelist Daniel Hurtado (Executive Director, Central Market Community Benefit District) will account for the CBD’s progress to date... Read More »

Save The Date (Wednesday, June 25) And Details This Afternoon

Details this afternoon and signups tomorrow morning All tomorrow. For now, just save the date: Wednesday, June 25 at 6:00 p.m. UPDATE: The details. Read More »

It Was Twenty Thirty Years Ago Today, Prop 13 Came Into Play…

It Was Twenty Thirty Years Ago Today, Prop 13 Came Into Play…

It’s the 30th anniversary of Proposition 13. And if you don’t already have plans, UC Berkeley is holding a free all-day conference titled, “Proposition 13 at 30: The Political, Economic and Fiscal Impacts.” This conference on the thirtieth anniversary of the passage of California’s Proposition 13 examines the political,... Read More »

The Circle Of Life In Pacific Heights: 1817 California Street #2E

The Circle Of Life In Pacific Heights: 1817 California Street #2E

If you happen to be the tenant(s) of 1817 California Street #2E and you’re not yet aware, your days are likely numbered. Two bedrooms, one and one-half baths, 787 square feet, one parking space, and listed at $498,000. Only one showing (this Sunday 4/13 from one to three) and... Read More »