Discount brokers can create a tricky situation for all parties involved. They receive a base salary and aren't always the most motivated to make successful transactions. What does this mean for you?
Demand for housing continues to remain strong. Even with the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, demand will continue to grow.
After the government mandated lockdown pulled back its scope, the real estate community has returned to work so normalcy can continue and agents can make things happen for their clients.
Real estate investing strategies are often complex, especially for a dynamic city like San Francisco with a variety of property types, ownership structures, landlord/tenant rights and neighborhoods.
Having lived and practiced real estate in San Francisco during the financial collapse in 2008, I can tell you that we do not have dire times ahead. As hard as this pandemic may become, it will fall well short of the economic challenges of a decade ago.
As the effects of the Coronavirus rattle the markets, real estate offers a financial sanctuary to investors who want to avoid volatile assets. Guest blogger and seasoned real estate agent, Jeff Marples, explains why real estate is a sound investment during these troubled times.