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the Leading housing #economist    is ' FINE' with his Son Buying a Home are you #FIne with your  adult children buying a Home?

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Obstacles to Homeownership: Perceived or Real?

Obstacles to Homeownership: Perceived or Real? | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Yesterday, we discussed the belief Americans have in homeownership and their desire to partake in this piece of the American Dream. We also discussed some of the obstacles preventing them from attaining that goal.
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American of Pipe #dream? #youdecide
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Dolores Park Finally Re-Opens | SF

Dolores Park Finally Re-Opens | SF | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it

After more than six months of waiting (and $20.5 million in renovations), the southern half of Dolores Park is finally set for its grand re-opening on Janu

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worth the wait?

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NAR's Latest Existing Home Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

NAR's Latest Existing Home Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC] | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
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12/9/15: Free Skate Rental & Bank of the West Wednesdays | Union Square Ice Skating Rink - $11

12/9/15: Free Skate Rental & Bank of the West Wednesdays | Union Square Ice Skating Rink - $11 | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
The post Free Skate Rental & Bank of the West Wednesdays | Union Square Ice Skating Rink appeared first on FunCheapSF.com.
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 A Banking giving  #free stuff?

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Distressed Property Sales Hit New Low

Distressed Property Sales Hit New Low | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just released their Existing Home Sales Report revealing that distressed property sales accounted for 6% of sales in October. This is down from 9% in 2014 and the lowest figure since NAR began tracking distressed sales in October 2008.



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Millennials aren’t that different from Baby Boomers

Millennials aren’t that different from Baby Boomers | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
The real estate and mortgage industry is overwhelmed with articles talking about how Millennials are mission driven, love authenticity, have a short
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#age  is just a number........#wereallinthistogether

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Family Wealth Grows as Home Equity Builds

Family Wealth Grows as Home Equity Builds | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
With residential real estate values rising quite substantially in most parts of the country over the last few years, many homeowners are seeing a major increase in their family’s wealth as equity continues to build in their house.



A recent study by the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harva
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 what are you building?  #HOMEMatters

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Thinking of Selling? 5 Reasons You Shouldn't For Sale By Owner

Thinking of Selling? 5 Reasons You Shouldn't For Sale By Owner | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
In today's market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.

Here are five
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  be #WARNED   no for the #DYIers      #justsaying    you need a #Team Behind you.

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The Cost of Waiting to Buy a Home

The Cost of Waiting to Buy a Home | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their July edition of the Housing Affordability Index. The index measures whether or not a typical family earns enough income to qualify for a mortgage loan on a typical home at the national level based on the most recent price and income
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you've been waiting for the"right time" is  it finally here?   #couldbetrue

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Economic Impact of Every Home Sold [INFOGRAPHIC]

Economic Impact of Every Home Sold [INFOGRAPHIC] | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Some Highlights:

Every time a home is sold, the surrounding economy feels a boost.
Different industries and businesses benefit at each stage of the process of moving into a home!
Hawaii leads the way with a $177,000 boost to the local economy.
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

 still think #Homeownership doesn't matter?

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Economic Impact of Every Home Sold [INFOGRAPHIC]

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New York Times: Homeownership is Best Way To Build Wealth

New York Times: Homeownership is Best Way To Build Wealth | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
The housing market has made a strong recovery, not only in sales and prices, but also in the confidence of consumers and experts as an investment.
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it seems #timeless this advice #sorrynotsorry
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SF rents go down again, Oakland's go up

SF rents go down again, Oakland's go up | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
San Francisco is in danger of losing its (dubious) distinction as the nation's most expensive rental market. According to Zumper's National Report for January, SF dropped for the second month in a ...
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 great for landlords   how about #renters?

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Obstacles to Homeownership: Perceived or Real?

Obstacles to Homeownership: Perceived or Real? | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Yesterday, we discussed the belief Americans have in homeownership and their desire to partake in this piece of the American Dream. We also discussed some of the obstacles preventing them from attaining that goal.
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:
American #dream or pipe? only you can decide
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realestate blog of manny gigante

realestate blog of manny gigante | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
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Financial sense of Fool's choice ? you decide #choiceisyours.

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Best Local Food Scene Winners: 2015 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards

Best Local Food Scene Winners: 2015 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
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great sports teams and food within 50 miles        another #bayarea Perk

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HomeFunded.com - How It Works

HomeFunded.com - How It Works | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Welcome To Home Funded
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#crowdfund your home?

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The Difference An Hour Can Make [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Difference An Hour Can Make [INFOGRAPHIC] | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Every Hour in the US Housing Market: 

634 Homes Sell
347 Homes Regain Positive Equity
Median Home Values Go Up $1.46
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

  never  thought an hour can make such a #difference      what do you do in an #hour?

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Hispanics & Housing: Demand Over The Next Decade

Hispanics & Housing: Demand Over The Next Decade | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
The Mortgage Bankers’ Association (MBA) recently released a report: ‘Housing Demand: Demographics And The Numbers Behind The Coming Multi-Million Increase In Households’. In this study, the MBA “utilized a comprehensive analysis of data from 1976 to 2014, a period encompassing several market and hou
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 sorry #trump hey're coming in #strong.

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4 Reasons to Buy BEFORE Winter Hits

4 Reasons to Buy BEFORE Winter Hits | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
It's that time of year; the seasons are changing and with them bring thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get-togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy don't have to look much farther to find four great reasons to con
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 don't get caught in the #cold     

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Don’t Wait To Buy Your Dream Home

Don’t Wait To Buy Your Dream Home | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As either a first-time or repeat buyer, you must not be concerned only about price but also about the ‘long term cost’ of the home.
Let us explain.


There are many factors t
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 #WAITING? #YOLO

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3 Graphs That Scream List Your House Today!

3 Graphs That Scream List Your House Today! | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
In school we all learned the Theory of Supply and Demand. When the demand for an item is greater than the supply of that item, the price will surely rise.


SUPPLY
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently reported that the inventory of homes for sale stands at a 4.8-month supply. This
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 moving  up or down  might be the #time #justsaying

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Why You Should Stop Renting & Buy Today!

Why You Should Stop Renting & Buy Today! | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
There are many young people debating whether they should renew the lease on their apartment or sign a contract to purchase their first home.
Housing Cost & Net Worth
Whether you rent or buy, you have a monthly housing cost.


As a buyer, you are paying YOUR mortgage.
Every mortgage paymen
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#justsaying #besmart

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What Do You Really Need to Qualify for a Mortgage?

What Do You Really Need to Qualify for a Mortgage? | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
A recent survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is actually necessary to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The study pointed out two major misconceptions that we want to address today.
1. Down Payment
The survey revealed that
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NAR'S Latest Existing Home Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

NAR'S Latest Existing Home Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC] | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales are up 10.3% year-over-year across the country. Sales rose to an annual rate of 5.59 million marking the 10th month in a row of year-over-year gains Prices are up 5.6% year-over-year in the U.S.
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still rising are you catching the wave?
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