Starboard Commercial Real Estate Announces Sale of 893 Folsom Street in San Francisco

prnewswire | October 21, 2020

Starboard Commercial Real Estate, privately owned and locally-based San Francisco commercial real estate firm, announced the sale of 893 Folsom Street, located on the Folsom Street Corridor in the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco.This centrally located property offers more than 12,293 total square feet and quick and convenient access to both Caltrain and BART, as well as several popular restaurants, bars, and specialty cafes. The property also includes an additional 8,500 square foot lot, allowing for future development including housing, office space, hotel lodging, or mixed-use.

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As of October 1st 2015 the closing process will go through some major changes. On said date, the CFPB’s Integrated
Mortgage Disclosure rule will go into effect. This will mean a couple of things for Real Estate agents:A new Loan Estimate document will replace the Good Faith Estimate (GFE) and the early Truth-in-Lending (TIL) disclosure.A new Closing Disclosure document will replace the HUD- 1, and the Final Truth-in-Lending (TIL) disclosure.

Spotlight

As of October 1st 2015 the closing process will go through some major changes. On said date, the CFPB’s Integrated
Mortgage Disclosure rule will go into effect. This will mean a couple of things for Real Estate agents:A new Loan Estimate document will replace the Good Faith Estimate (GFE) and the early Truth-in-Lending (TIL) disclosure.A new Closing Disclosure document will replace the HUD- 1, and the Final Truth-in-Lending (TIL) disclosure.

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