Looking for a New Place? Use This Time to Create Your Wishlist

May 29, 2020

BY SUSAN KELLEHER ON 17 APR 2020 If your move is delayed, evaluate the features of your current home so you know just what you want in your next one. Now that many of us have spent several weeks living inside, we’ve become quite familiar with our homes — in some cases, maybe too familiar. If you were […]


Coronavirus & the Real Estate Market: 4 Challenges Investors Face Today (& How to Overcome Them)

May 23, 2020

Matt Faircloth Expertise: Real Estate Investing Basics, Real Estate Deal Analysis & Advice, Mortgages & Creative Financing, Landlording & Rental Properties, Business Management, Personal Development, Flipping Houses, Commercial Real Estate A lot of you out there want to get involved with real estate investing or ramp up your existing portfolio. But how can you manage it in […]


9 Easy-to-Ambitious DIY Projects to Improve Your Home

May 16, 2020

BY SUSAN KELLEHER Whether you’re looking for a small project or a new challenge, these improvements can enhance your space and potentially boost your home’s value. Like many homeowners, you may have eyed a home improvement project in the past only to come up short on time or inspiration. Don’t feel bad. Nearly half (43%) of […]


Top 9 Books on How to Survive a Recession in 2020

May 1, 2020

David PereExpertise: Real Estate Investing Basics15 Articles WrittenFollow author If you’re like me, you are probably trying to get ahead of this potential recession. I have been reading books, listening to podcasts, and watching YouTube videos by people much smarter than myself. I realized very quickly that I should have been reading these books last year. A lot of the […]


What Bay Area homebuyers need to know during the coronavirus pandemic

April 24, 2020

What Bay Area homebuyers need to know during the coronavirus pandemic “Since the shelter in place was first initiated a couple weeks ago, the market nearly overnight shifted to a buyer’s market” By Brock Keeling@BrockKeeling  Updated Apr 23, 2020, 9:14am PDT AsAs the global pandemic touches every aspect of life, people have been asked—or, in some cases, ordered—to shelter […]


Selling? Increase Your Home’s “Screen Appeal”

April 17, 2020

BY MELISSA LIEBLING-GOLDBERG ON 16 APR 2020 With home showings going online during COVID-19, learn how to make your listing stand out on screen. If you were counting on crowded open houses (or any open houses, for that matter) to sell your home, you’ve probably been rethinking your strategy. Nearly the entire country is following public health orders to stay […]


5 Tips for Moving During COVID-19

April 10, 2020

BY FRANCES THOMAS ON 9 APR 2020 By taking extra safety precautions and minimizing social contact, you can still move safely. Amid travel bans, widespread stay-at-home orders and social-distancing mandates, millions of Americans are learning to adapt to the changes brought about by COVID-19. Countless events have been rescheduled or cancelled, but for a few people — including […]


Spring Cleaning 101: Make It Fast, Easy and Effective

April 3, 2020

BY JAMIE BIRDWELL-BRANSON ON 26 MAR 2020 Because you want to enjoy your space now without added fuss. Spring is the perfect time to open up the windows in your house and clean every surface inch, but there’s no reason to spend more time on this task than necessary. Use these tips to quickly get your home spic […]


How COVID-19 has affected the Bay Area housing market

March 27, 2020

Despite ups and downs, San Francisco’s housing market has seemed invincible in recent years, such that it would take a crisis of unprecedented proportions to call its fundamentals into question. Then one happened. Only two weeks ago, realtors and analysts were cautious yet confident about the short-term future of the business, telling Curbed SF that, while […]


Coronavirus: How hard will it bite Bay Area home market?

March 19, 2020

Real estate agents have canceled professional meetings, seen clients show up in masks, and resorted to fist bumps and elbow nudges instead of their traditional social currency — firm handshakes and longish hugs. Home tours and last week’s open houses remained on track, Bay Area agents said, but crowds of 200 guests visiting homes in […]