Kevin+Jonathan’s Blog Posts re SF Real Estate

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In SF Gate: Looking Past the Headlines – Sept 4, 2022

Conflicting news reports about the real estate ‘market’ are concerning because they gloss over the fact that the housing market is very nuanced as each property is unique. Folks can lose sight that buying a home not only serves the very basic purpose of shelter but is also the main way folks can build wealth.

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Kevin+Jonathan (and Raffi)

Hello and Welcome to San Francisco Real Estate from Kevin Ho + Jonathan McNarry | Top Producers, Top 1% of San Francisco Agents | Vanguard Properties

Learn about San Francisco real estate that’s smart, elite, and engaging from top producers, Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry (and their loyal dog Raffi McNarry-Ho), and leading locally owned boutique brokerage, Vanguard Properties. Kevin and Jonathan approach their craft with heart, thought and dedication. (415) 297-7462 and (415) 215-4393. [email protected]

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Raffi Awaits

Working With Kevin+Jonathan in San Francisco’s Housing Market

The home buying process in San Francisco as explained by Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, successful buyer and seller agents, homeowners and top producers with Vanguard Properties, the leading, locally owned boutique brokerage for the Bay Area. www.kevinandjonathan.com 415.297.7462. [email protected]

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The SFAR Purchase Contract Examined by Kevin+Jonathan

San Francisco’s Realtors launched a new standard purchase contract today. Check out how it works with Kevin+Jonathan’s exclusive commentary and examination of the document that will serve as the basis for thousands of people getting new homes starting today….

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Raffi the Fortune Teller and San Francisco top-rated elementary schools

SF Market Forecasting: Changes to School Assignment Policy Likely to Impact Home Prices

How housing prices will change as San Francisco’s Unified School District takes geography and proximity into consideration. The Sunset will rise even more.

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Live Housing Market Data for San Francisco — it’s been dramatic out there (fr Kevin+Jonathan)

Live San Francisco Home Sales Data from Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of leading locally owned brokerage Vanguard Properties is a resource that helps buyers and sellers alike in discerning where the market is going and where its been. Professional analysis and context is what Kevin+Jonathan deliver for their clients. www.kevinandjonathan.com/stats

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Breaking A Lease

Buying While Renting: What to Do When You Win a House with Kevin+Jonathan, San Francisco, Vanguard Properties

Home buying while renting runs the risk that you’ll buy something where you’ll have to break your lease. What tips and strategies can you employ in minimizing any extra rent you may have to pay otherwise?

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Type of Flipped Houses in San Francisco

Flipped for Good?

How are you supposed to tell if a renovated property is good quality or not? See what Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of San Francisco’s Vanguard Properties, have to say about assessing flipped homes.

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Staged Homes vs Unstaged Homes

On the Media: K+J on Home Staging’s Importance

Home staging will show people how they can change their lives by living differently and better than they do now. We cannot underscore how important this really is; forgoing staging runs the risk of costing far more than a staging fee with a reduced sale price.

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January 3, 2021 Advice, Buy Now, Buyer Advice

Paying for it All: San Francisco Financed Purchases + Mortgages Considered By Kevin + Jonathan

Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties, San Francisco, consider some of the financing products that will work for the City they and their clients have encountered when buying and selling property in San Francisco over the past few years including fixed mortgages, adjustable ones and exotic ones — each suited for a given property and offering situation.

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2021 Conforming Loan Limits

COMING SOON TO YOU: Higher Conforming Loan Limits for 2021 

Starting the last week of December 2020, conforming loan limits for high-market value areas like San Francisco are going up to more…

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Is it a good time or not for real estate?

Kevin Quoted in Mission Local: “Real estate market in the Mission appears to recover, for now – Mission Local”

“A lot of renters have become buyers,” observed real estate agent Kevin Ho. “All the talk of exodus — that’s the headline-grabbing news — but the real news is that a lot of buyers have a little more affordability. And a little more balance to the market allows them to own a piece of San Francisco.”

Ho said more of the buyers right now seem to be people who want to live in the home they’re purchasing, rather than using it as an investment. He said some of the recent changes to the law around tenant protections and rent forgiveness might be having an impact, and investors “don’t necessarily want to assume that risk.” In Mission Local.

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