So You Want to Buy a Two-Unit Building in SF?

Lately, I have had a number of people ask me about buying a two-unit building. For parents who have children they’d like to see return to San Francisco after college, buying a two-unit building gives them an investment that one day may be used by their children as a home.  Others would like to buy a two-unit building (as my husband and I did) in order to live in one unit and rent the other.  Some prefer to buy a

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Why We Couldn’t Move Into The Home We Bought!

When we bought our tenant-occupied two unit building back in 1998 before I became a realtor, we never realized what a nightmare trying to move into our own home would be. Even in San Francisco, in a majority of instances, owners have the right to move into their own home! This can be done by way of an Owner Move-In Eviction or OMI. We bought our building planning to move into the lower “garden” unit and live in our new

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