This four-unit building with Victorian style presents an opportunity as an investment property. Each unit includes a pair of bedrooms and a full bathroom, and one of the residences is vacant. This empty unit features an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a remodeled bathroom with a clawfoot tub. [...]
Crisp, clean lines and sharp angles define this newly constructed trilevel that cascades down a hillside. Corian counters and Viking appliances outfit the chef’s kitchen, while the Oakland Hills home frames panoramic views of San Francisco Bay through floor-to-ceiling windows. Rooms enjoy grand volume with soaring ceilings, and the listing [...]
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Mortgage broker: Liz Bayer, ProMortgage.
Property type: Two-bedroom condominium in Marin County.
Appraised value: $479,000.
Loan amount: $455,050.
Loan type: 30-year fixed.
Backstory: A first-time homebuyer seeking pre-approval to buy his first home initially reached out to online lenders who implied that the loan process was speedy and easy. However, he soon realized [...]