Kevin+Jonathan’s Blog Posts re SF Real Estate

San Francisco Chronicle: Q+A: Sound Off: How important is parking and access to public transportation?

Read Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry’s thoughts about how real estate values improve if a property has parking and proximity to public transportation, especially in San Francisco real estate.

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January 3, 2018 Advice, Buy Now, Buyer Advice

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

Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties, San Francisco, consider some of the financing products 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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Our Annual Review: Steady As She Goes — Median San Francisco Prices Rise 6% Matching Historic Norms in 2017

While 2017 may not have seemed to be the most normal year around the world — wild fires, 106° days in San Francisco, mayors suddenly leaving us early, presidential lows and a whole renewed awareness of what ‘crossing the line’ meant one thing that held unsurprisingly steady: real estate prices and value. As we’ve said time and time again, real estate is the ultimate hedge against risk, change and surprise in that it’s both an asset with value that also has utility.

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How Will the G.O.P.’s new Tax Plan Impact San Francisco Real Estate?

Why the GOP tax plan won’t have that much of an impact to SF real estate; we already pay a lot and while annoying the alternative would mean living elsewhere and who wants to do that?

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Featured: San Francisco Magazine | Modern Luxury | Not in Texas Anymore

Check out coverage of our buyers and their success in San Francisco’s real estate market:  Not in Texas AnymoreErin Feher | Photo:…

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Steady and Increasing: Homes Sales Data from the First Part of 2017 is In

San Francisco home prices increase ever so slightly from the same period in 2016 signaling continued strength and manageable growth that is sustaining itself. Read Kevin and Jonathan’s market perspective.

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Twenty Percent Or Less!

Yes, It’s possible to buy for less than 20 percent down

Think a 20% down payment is the only way to buy property in San Francisco? Think Again. There are many mortgage programs out there that allow you to get into a home now while rates are low and appreciation potential remains strong in San Francisco. Advice from Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, Vanguard Properties

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The Great Cooling Off — For Now 

 After four years of utter madness, our housing market might be turning. But how much, how fast, is a matter of debate….

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July 2016 San Francisco Median Home Prices By Neighborhood from Kevin and Jonathan, Vanguard Properties

What happened in San Francisco real estate in July 2016? Here are median sale prices from across the city from Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry of Vanguard Properties, San Francisco

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It’s Always Good to Get Some Client Feedback

A Noe Valley buyer shares his experience with Kevin and Jonathan of Vanguard Properties

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San Francisco Property Tax New Purchase Assessments Continued to be Delayed

How long will it take for your property to be reassessed when you buy in San Francisco?

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San Francisco’s Tenant Buy-out Program a Year Later…

San Francisco Landlord-Tenant Buyout provisions changed in 2015. About 500 tenants have been bought out under the scheme at an average of $20,000 per buyout. What other trends are there? Learn more with Kevin + Jonathan

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