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  • C.A.R Green Tip of the Week!

    Posted on March 4, 2011 by Native SF in Uncategorized.

    C.A.R. Green Tip of the Week: Energy Upgrade California A new statewide program launched this week in California that will give homeowners rebates worth up to $4,000 if they make significant energy-efficient improvements to their house Take a look at this website to see what kind of rebates you may qualify for! https://energyupgradeca.org/county/san_francisco/overview Bookmark It […]

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  • Part II – Extend the Tax Credit!

    Posted on November 5, 2009 by Native SF in Uncategorized.

    Senators Agree to Extend Tax Credit for First-Time Homebuyers, Expanding It to Repeat Buyers Senator Chris Dodd, D-CT, has been negotiating for several weeks with Senator Johnny Isakson, R-GA., to craft an extended tax credit for homebuyers that would pass the Senate. Last Wednesday, they announced agreement on a bill that would extend the tax […]

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  • New Law in action today for Realtors!

    Posted on July 1, 2009 by Native SF in Uncategorized.

    New Law Requires Disclosure of License ID Number On July 1, 2009, all real estate licensees will be required to disclose their DRE license number on all “solicitation materials intended to be the first point of contact with consumers” and on real property purchase agreements when acting as an agent in those transactions. Enacted as […]

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  • Small Businesses by another name

    Posted on June 6, 2009 by Native SF in June 2009, Uncategorized.

    Small businesses by another name In honor of San Francisco Small Business Week, which ended yesterday, let me be the first to let you in on a little secret: landlords are small business owners. And by and large they treat their customers— tenants — about the same as other small business owners treat theirs.If any […]

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  • New Parcel Tax for San Mateo County

    Posted on May 18, 2009 by Native SF in Uncategorized.

    There is a new parcel tax that will be in effect for San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties… San Mateo will be taxed a fee of $85 dollars for annual education. This parcel tax  will take place for the next seven years. The measure was passed by the voters last night.  Normally, regular property taxes on most parcels automatically […]

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  • Positive News!

    Posted on March 16, 2009 by Native SF in March 2009, Uncategorized.

    A lead story a few days ago on the six o’clock news on Channel 5 (the local CBS affiliate station) was a report by Emmy Award-winning political editor Hank Plante on the rebound in real estate sales that has been noticed recently in San Francisco. The story cited the upsurge in sales that has occurred in the Excelsior […]

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  • Obama’s plan to reduce mortgage tax deduction.

    Posted on March 12, 2009 by Native SF in March 2009, Uncategorized.

    Obama’s plan to limit write-offs provokes push-back Seeking revenue in the mortgage interest tax deduction, the president wants to reduce the break for the wealthy. By Kenneth R. Harney March 8, 2009 Reporting from Washington — Call it the third rail of the federal tax system: the politically untouchable cluster of special benefits and subsidies […]

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  • New Tax and Fee Proposals :(

    Posted on February 20, 2009 by Native SF in Feb 2009, Uncategorized.

    New Tax and Fee Proposals—Supervisors’ Answer to Stimulating Local Economy The San Francisco Board of Supervisors always marches to its own drummer. While everyone in Washington, D.C. and heads of state the world over are talking about the need to cut taxes to stimulate the economy, the Board of Supervisors is talking about conducting a […]

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  • Part II

    Posted on April 30, 2008 by Native SF in Uncategorized.

    This post is a follow up to the section “Tips for getting your home ready for the market”.  As we had talked earlier about the interior of your property we will now touch on the exterior of your property!  EXTERIOR   Does the exterior of you property look worn, or is it peeling? If it […]

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