San Francisco First Time Home Buyer

New York Times, Feb. 20, 2017
New York Times, Feb. 20, 2017 - With Snap’s I.P.O., Los Angeles Prepares to Embrace New Tech Millionaires
“It will be amazing to see the tech industry take off,” said Lee LeGrande, a residential real estate agent at LeGrande Beach Homes, which sells property in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach. In anticipation of new money from Snap workers and Silicon Valley techies, he said, he is building some luxury beach homes.

Forbes, Feb. 21, 2017How to Buy Your First Home in San Francisco
“San Francisco is a different beast,” says Greg McDaniel, realtor in the Bay Area. “The MLS is wacky; some deals are done without ever hitting the market, etc. You really need a hyperlocal agent – someone with their finger on the pulse of what’s taking place in the market in the next couple months.”, Feb. 20, 2017
Trends in Real Estate, by Ron Wynn
You have choices and depending on the ratio of supply to demand, you may be able to easily sell “as is” even if you have disclosures deferred and necessary repairs. It really depends on the market and how much demand there is for a home like yours.