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FOR SALE: 2725 20th St – Mission 2-Level Home!

FOR SALE: 2725 20th St – Mission 2-Level Home!

Secret is out! 20th Street corridor is the coolest spot in warm and popular Mission District, and now you can call it home. Ascend this 2-level house to the remodeled kitchen, dining and living room, with stainless steel appliances, skylight and large windows, and to the updated bedroom and bathroom. The lower floor features additional [...]

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Homeownership Falls despite High Demand

Homeownership Falls despite High Demand

San Francisco metro, which includes surrounding counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo and Marin, reported its lowest homeownership in seven years. Census Bureau found just 51.7% of residents owned their home during the second quarter of 2019. A year ago, it was 56.4%. In comparison, nationwide homeownership rate has been going up, most recently [...]
Big Drop in Mortgage Rates

Big Drop in Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates fell sharply due to trade war anxiety, with investors fleeing to long-term bonds. Per Freddie Mac, average rate on the 30-year mortgage dropped to 3.60% from 3.75% last week and from 4.59% 12 months ago. 15-year, fixed-rate home loans tumbled to 3.05% from 3.20% last week. Last week, the Federal Reserve cut its [...]