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Is Buying a Multifamily Home a Worthwhile Investment? The Real Pros and Cons

Buying a multifamily home can put you on the path to financial freedom. How? You’ll own multiple units in a building, which means you can rent them out and generate additional income, some of which can even cover your mortgage payments. It’s a sweet deal, right? But before you start stocking up on welcome mats, it’s important to consider the realities that come

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Gallery Wall Layout Ideas You’ll Love: Ways to Hang Like a Pro

Need some gallery wall layout ideas? To be sure, filling an entire wall with art, museum-style, can seem daunting: What should you display, and where? Look no further than this guide on how to hang a gallery wall, which will walk you through various ways to achieve a gallery wall layout you’ll love. First things first: What is

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S.F. starter home prices more than double in only five years

The prices for a San Francisco starter home have more than doubled in the last five years, according to Zillow research, which shows a 103.3 percent increase during that time period in the least-expensive segment of the market. For the report, Zillow divided housing stock in large cities across the nation into equal thirds based

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No Let Up in SF Real Estate Market – a Paragon Report

So far in 2018, the market seems to have brushed aside any concerns about increasing home prices, rising interest rates, and new federal tax law changes. It is still very early in the year to come to definitive conclusions about …

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5 Common Reasons Why Property Taxes Go Up, No Matter Where You Live

Homeownership is one of life’s great highlights, but ask homeowners about paying property tax and they’ll tell you it’s one of their least favorite responsibilities. But as much of a downer as they are, property taxes are vital for funding schools, libraries, police departments, fire departments, and public works like roads and parks. Savvy homeowners and prudent buyers are probably

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San Francisco Bay Area S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index

Since Case-Shiller Indices cover large areas – 5 counties in the SF Metro Area – which themselves contain communities and neighborhoods of widely varying home prices, the C-S chart numbers do not refer to specific prices, but instead reflect home prices as compared …

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