Top Agent Magazine: Allison Fortini-Crawford Top Agent Allison Fortini Crawford – of Sotheby’s International Realty in San Francisco – is a hard- working, dedicated real estate professional who is truly commit- ted to providing her many grateful clients in both San Francisco and Marin County with the very best in customer service. Consistently...
Sound Off: What role do children play in a client's decision to buy or make an offer on a listing? Yes, indeed children do play a big role in a client’s home buying decisions. They put more weight on the neighborhood (Is it safe? Are their good parks and recreational facilities nearby?), the local schools and the layout of the home when shopping for the right property.
Sound Off: What are you most thankful for in the Bay Area real estate market? This question is impactful given the recent firestorms and the devastation it left behind. Let me talk about how I’m most appreciative for being in the real estate industry.
'So Why Are You Selling?' 10 Answers You Should Never Give "Why are you selling?" might seem like an innocent question from a home buyer, but watch out for the home seller, this is a dangerous question to answer.
Sound Off: Are San Jose, Fremont more competitive than Oakland, San Francisco? The recent Redfin article on what city is the most competitive is fairly accurate, given the data used to calculate the figures. It does appear however, that the data quoted did not account for off market sales, which, if taken in to consideration, could potentially change the figures.
Sound Off: Common regrets among buyers, sellers? They say the best defense is a good offense. In the case of real estate regrets, I would have to agree wholeheartedly. Knowing potential pitfalls in advance will help to avoid them altogether.