Home Buyer's Guide and Tools

For over 60 years, we've been helping people find their new home.

Deciding to buy a home or property is one of the most important decisions you may ever make.

Before you start looking seriously at property, it helps to sit down and think about what features are important to you. One of the best methods is to make a list of the ten or so features that you would really like in your new home. If you find a property with eight or nine of those features, you have probably found your new home. Our Mortgage Calculator can help you to see just what the costs would be to own your own home including the mortgage, taxes and insurance. One of the most important considerations is location. San Francisco is filled with many wonderful neighborhoods. We advise you to go out and explore!

Let us help you through the most important steps in this process. We have prepared an overview of that process for you. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. We are here to help.

  • Search Homes Right Now: Use the search tool to browse the wide variety of single-family homes, multi-unit buildings and condominiums on the local real estate market.

  • Register for the Home Finder and let your dream home come to you. Members can also create saved searches, collect their favorites and sign up for instant email alerts when new homes that fit their criteria come on the market.

  • First-Time Buyer? Read about some things you need to be aware of, if you're new to this process.

  • Learn About the Community and homes in the surrounding area before you invest. Refer to the Featured Areas section for community information.

  • Buy Your Home with a REALTOR┬«: Read our buyer's guarantee and find out why working with a Hill & Co. REALTOR┬« takes the guesswork out of buying a home.

  • Use the Mortgage Calculator to figure out what your mortgage payments will be on the home you want.

  • Connect to a Professional: Contact us anytime you need to know more about the area or any property that interests you. When you're ready to take the next step toward purchasing a home, we're here to help.

  • International Buyers: We can help you buy property here, even if you're in another country - Out-of-Country Purchases.

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