We’ve all heard the stories- buying a home in the Bay Area is not easy. While this can be true for some buyer’s, it’s not the case for my clients. Education and strategy are the two components that make me unmatched to other agents. It also gives my clients the winning and competitive edge needed in today’s market.
My knowledge of the market and what homes will actually sell for it unparalleled to any other agent out there. Clients and agents have referred to me as the “house whisperer” for anticipated sale prices. Fun fact- 95% of my buyers get their 1st or 2nd offer accepted.
The initial consultation is a vital part of the home buying process and can make the difference from a successful and non successful buyer. During this time we will discuss:
We want to win. Here’s how we do it:
Congratulations, our offer was accepted! Here are the next steps:
You officially own the home now and we celebrate. Read more about buyer closing costs in San Francisco below.
I am still your trusty real estate adviser and want to be your go-to all things real estate. If your looking to do some work to the home, I have an extensive list of vendors who can help.
Buyer’s Closing Costs in San Francisco:
How buyers and sellers in San Francisco split the closing costs is ultimately decided in the purchase contract itself, but the list below is generally how they are split in San Francisco County.
As a Buyer, expect that 1% to 3% of the purchase price will be your closing cost estimate, with consideration of any loan points by your lender.
Note: The big costs for buyers are for escrow fees and title insurance, home inspections (if applicable), the first year of hazard insurance and property tax pro-rations, if any.
The information below is from the website of the San Francisco Treasurer office, as of July 2018:
Property Taxes in San Francisco
Property Tax Rate = 1.1630%
He works tirelessly to ensure that each client, whether buying or selling, realizes the maximum value from their investment.