Multi-generation households stats & in-law units allowed

| Harlan Griswold III

The demand for housing in the San Francisco Bay Area has never been higher as the population continues to increase.   Families and groups have become more creative in finding housing that works for them.  This chart shows how housemates statistics have changed. With affordable housing such a problem, it’s nice to hear that building small […]

The demand for housing in the San Francisco Bay Area has never been higher as the population continues to increase.   Families and groups have become more creative in finding housing that works for them.  This chart shows how housemates statistics have changed. With affordable housing such a problem, it’s nice to hear that building small […]

Who’s buying a home in 2016

| Harlan Griswold III

I believe there are many potential homebuyers who can qualify for a loan, and want to be a homeowner, but they just haven’t been educated to the many options available for them.    Often, when considering how their monthly payment may be higher than renting, they fail to factor in the tax benefit they’ll get, and don’t […]

I believe there are many potential homebuyers who can qualify for a loan, and want to be a homeowner, but they just haven’t been educated to the many options available for them.    Often, when considering how their monthly payment may be higher than renting, they fail to factor in the tax benefit they’ll get, and don’t […]

Renting – it’s only going to get worse for tenants!

| Harlan Griswold III

We’ve posted before about the difficulty of renting, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area. New factors have now come to play in rentals, specifically the ability for landlords to rent daily instead of monthly, using sites such as AirBNB, making much more cash per month. Daily rentals have become a game-changer in many rental […]

We’ve posted before about the difficulty of renting, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area. New factors have now come to play in rentals, specifically the ability for landlords to rent daily instead of monthly, using sites such as AirBNB, making much more cash per month. Daily rentals have become a game-changer in many rental […]

Credit Scores – how to improve it

| Harlan Griswold III

Credit scores are often a mystery to borrowers, and many have never heard of credit scores.   Credit scoring has become the primary factor for lenders making a favorable credit decision for a borrower. It’s important to get your credit score as high as possible if you want to qualify for the best loans and credit.  […]

Credit scores are often a mystery to borrowers, and many have never heard of credit scores.   Credit scoring has become the primary factor for lenders making a favorable credit decision for a borrower. It’s important to get your credit score as high as possible if you want to qualify for the best loans and credit.  […]

Must use credit to have great scores and obtain best financing

| Harlan Griswold III

Report Finds 26 Million American Adults Have No Credit History – (Must use credit to have Credit Scores) We often meet people who don’t understand that they must use credit to have a credit history, and thus a credit score.   Also, after a detrimental financial event such as a foreclosure or Bankruptcy, some feel that their best […]

Report Finds 26 Million American Adults Have No Credit History – (Must use credit to have Credit Scores) We often meet people who don’t understand that they must use credit to have a credit history, and thus a credit score.   Also, after a detrimental financial event such as a foreclosure or Bankruptcy, some feel that their best […]