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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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 check out  this Fresh Article from my #blog

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Millennial Buyers & Their Preferences [INFOGRAPHIC]

Millennial Buyers & Their Preferences [INFOGRAPHIC] | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Millennial Buyers & Their Preferences [INFOGRAPHIC]
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might want to keep an eye on these guys #justsaying
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Is the deck stacked against modular housing, the Bay Area’s latest construction trend? - San Francisco Business Times

Is the deck stacked against modular housing, the Bay Area’s latest construction trend? - San Francisco Business Times | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
We'll soon see if multifamily modular construction passes the test. Holliday Development, BRIDGE Housing, the Nautilus Group and Panoramic Interests all plan to start modular projects in the Bay Area.
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isee so much savings in this process vs site built homes

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SF Real Estate By Joske Thompson: Real Estate Roundup: Is the Bay Area at Risk for Another Bubble?

SF Real Estate By Joske Thompson: Real Estate Roundup: Is the Bay Area at Risk for Another Bubble? | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
#BayArea bubble warnings; Craftsman-style is back; & more in @JoskeThompson's #RealEstate Roundup: http://t.co/oKHshkDu9i #sfHome
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

we might habve higher highs..  but lending is not as loose  so  not everybody can play in the market...  so I do not have #bubble fears

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Holiday homes of the Bay Area - SFGate (blog)

Holiday homes of the Bay Area - SFGate (blog) | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Every neighborhood has those special few houses that really do it up for the holidays. So what if the electric bill skyrockets in December and it takes a whole weekend, if not a whole week, to set ...
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#pge bill  worth for  it

Holiday Cheer?

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The Cost vs Value Report and Why You Can Beat It

The Cost vs Value Report and Why You Can Beat It | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it

Is it possible to profit with your home improvements? The Cost vs Value Report that is largely regarding as the benchmark for measuring the ROI on home improvements would lead you to believe that you won't be able to recoup your costs. Wouldn't that be a sad state of affairs?

 

We believe that that is false and will show you why in this article.

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#renovation pays

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Tim Harris: ‘We are all in real estate to be of service to others’

Tim Harris: ‘We are all in real estate to be of service to others’ | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Tim Harris is the co-founder of Tim and Julie Harris Real Estate Coaching.
Age: 44
Degree, school: Ashland University, Otterbein University, Ohio State University. Majored in English and Business.
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#Amen

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Do You Fit the Description of the Typical First Time Homebuyer?

Do You Fit the Description of the Typical First Time Homebuyer? | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family.
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

I hate to #stereotype   but love to help   ask me about my free #mortgage    readiness program

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Two Great Reasons to Buy not Rent

Two Great Reasons to Buy not Rent | 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. Based on a recent study, here are two reasons buying a home might make more sense:
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

 wish I knew this back in my 30's..#justsaying.

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2015: The Return of the Millennial Home Buyer

2015: The Return of the Millennial Home Buyer | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Zillow predicted that millennial buyers (under the age of 35) will become the largest group of buyers, overtaking Gen X (35-50 years old) by the end of 2015. Dr. Stan Humphries, Zillow Chief Economist, explained:
"Roughly 42 percent of millennials say they want to buy a
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

Look who's  coming to the #party

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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 New York Times recently published an editorial entitled, “Homeownership and Wealth Creation.” 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.

The article explains:
“Homeownership long
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

I guess our parents are right..... #TGTBT

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Year-over-Year Change in Home Sales by Price Point [INFOGRAPHIC]

Year-over-Year Change in Home Sales by Price Point [INFOGRAPHIC] | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Year-over-Year Change in Home Sales by Price Point [INFOGRAPHIC]
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

more million dollar sales   this year than last    Rich people #smart?

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Confusing Real Estate News? An Agent Can Help

Confusing Real Estate News? An Agent Can Help | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Below are the headlines from three separate news releases issued over a one month period: 11/3/2014 - Millions of Potential New Households Waiting Out the Recovery 11/11/2014 - Experts: First-Time Homebuyers' Weak Finances Holding Back Housing...
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use an #expert don't have one I have several agent that can help you ask me for a referral
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Bay Area: Good jobs, hard-to-afford homes - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Bay Area: Good jobs, hard-to-afford homes - Santa Rosa Press Democrat | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Home ownership is increasingly out of reach in the hottest
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

the #realty of living in the #Bayarea

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Ferry Building's trophy offices up for lease as law firm's move nears

Ferry Building's trophy offices up for lease as law firm's move nears | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
The latest real estate prize to hit the office leasing market in San Francisco isn't a new tower in SoMA, but a Beaux-Art architectural gem refurbished more than a decade ago.
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

Premium  water front #Sanfrancisco  Rental  available

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Do you dial, swipe or text? Josh Altman

Do you dial, swipe or text? Josh Altman | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Josh Altman talks about globalized marketing plans and why he thinks of himself as an old-school communicator.
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:
hmm #old school or the new #cool ?
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Fannie, Freddie taking loans with 3 percent down again

Fannie, Freddie taking loans with 3 percent down again | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are ready to ramp up purchases and guarantees of mortgages in which borrowers put just 3 percent down, and first-time homebuyers will be able to apply for the loans as early as next week, Federal Housing Finance Agency...
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:
yes. #great news for #buyers and #sellers
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Huge Silicon Valley property deal: $3.5 billion to buy more than 25 office buildings

Huge Silicon Valley property deal: $3.5 billion to buy more than 25 office buildings | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
A big real estate investment company has agreed to pay $3.5 billion to gobble up a portfolio of 26 buildings in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties in one of the biggest property sales of 2014, the buyer announced Monday.
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commercial growth?
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Rent Increases Expected to Continue through 2015

Rent Increases Expected to Continue through 2015 | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
CNBC’s Diana Olick recently reported that rents in the residential housing sector continued to rise in 2014. She interviewed Jed Kolko, Chief Economist at Trulia, who revealed:
"Rents are rising because of strong demand that supply hasn't kept up with. Nearly all the new households
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

#renters beware     renting may seem like a good idea but think again. 

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Chinese construction giant expected to develop West Oakland BART station land - San Francisco Business Times

Chinese construction giant expected to develop West Oakland BART station land - San Francisco Business Times | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd. – a subsidiary of a Global Fortune 500 company with an office in San Ramon – is the favorite to beat a development group called West Oakland Partners LLC to revive the 5.5-acre BART property.
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

lookout #Emeryville  theres a new #Econonic opportunity on the block.  

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FHFA Releases 3rd Quarter 2014 Home Prices

FHFA Releases 3rd Quarter 2014 Home Prices | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
The FHFA released the 2nd Quarter Home Prices for 2014. Looking at the breakdown regionally, year-over-year, prices are up across the country. We always like to give you the regional outlook so you can compare different areas of the country. Breaking down prices by state, with the exception of Connecticut, the entire country is experiencing higher…
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

 wow  #pacific state appreciation soars to 7.41%  way to go #Rightcoast

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12/5/14: Walt Disney Museum Birthday Celebration: Free Day | 2014 - FREE

12/5/14: Walt Disney Museum Birthday Celebration: Free Day | 2014 - FREE | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
Celebrate Walt Disney’s birthday and get free admission to The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio for their only free day of the year on December 5.
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 get your #disney on   

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After $1 billion bet, don't close the book on Parkmerced's comeback story

After $1 billion bet, don't close the book on Parkmerced's comeback story | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
If Parkmerced's owners need any help selling any of the eventual 8,900 apartments or condos there, they now have one unexpected pitch: The site seems capable of raising the dead.
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

looks like the #sunset district   will be increasing capacity? good thing or bad.

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Latest place to benefit from tech boom: San Mateo County

Latest place to benefit from tech boom: San Mateo County | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
San Francisco and Santa Clara County are two of the hottest commercial real estate markets in the region, if not the nation.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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 funny all the #VC's seem to be in san mateo  county....  #astside always gets less  love in the #bayarea 

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Report: Which Neighborhood Home Values Appreciated The Most?

Report: Which Neighborhood Home Values Appreciated The Most? | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
A suspicion-confirming analysis has our three greatest appreciating neighborhoods as Bayview, the Inner Mission, and Bernal Heights.

Via Bornstein & Bornstein + Bay Property Group
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

 are you #appreciated?

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Bornstein & Bornstein + Bay Property Group's curator insight, November 26, 4:41 PM

Real Estate: Over last 3 years, in our latest market recovery, San Francisco neighborhoods have typically appreciated 40 - 50%, with an overall increase of approximately 44%!

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Sales Up in almost Every Price Range

Sales Up in almost Every Price Range | bay area Real Estate | Scoop.it
The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that home sales were up rather dramatically over last year in five of the six price ranges they measure. Only those homes priced under $100,000 showed a decline (-6%). Every other category showed a minimum in
Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's insight:

#prices aren't decreasing..  what atre you waiting for?

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Tony Sacco's curator insight, December 3, 8:45 AM

Existing Home Sales Rising 

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