Scott Lustig

Scott is currently CFO at ZeroDown and has spend most of his career working on private equity investments, primarily in financial services businesses, at Endurance Capital Investors, Irving Place Capital/Bear Stearns Merchant Banking. and Fortress Investment Group. Scott's financial services experience encompasses over $5 billion of debt and equity raised or invested in support of dozens of control and non-control equity and credit investments.

Latest Posts

What is an FHA Loan?

You may have heard the term 'FHA loan' before... but what type of loan is it and who is eligible for one?

What First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credits and Programs Are Available?

Taking the first steps in your homebuying journey and wondering what tax credits and programs may be available to you? You're in the right place!

Online Home Search: Going Beyond MLS Data

Arm yourself with the knowledge and resources you'll need to solve the case of finding the perfect home...

The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Bay Area Real Estate

From changing preferences and prices to migration patterns and interest rates, we're taking a look at the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Bay Area real estate.

2020 Migration Patterns in the Bay Area: Did Tech Workers Really Flee?

Was there really a mass exodus? Are people still moving to the Bay Area? And where are the tech workers going?! We're answering these questions and more...

How to Get a Mortgage: A Step-By-Step Guide

Beginning to embark on your hombuying journey and wondering how to get a mortgage? Our experts created this step-by-sep guide for exactly that!

Searching for and Buying a Home in the Bay Area Using a Buyer's Agent

The ZeroDown team has purchased, sold, or agented over $100 million of Bay Area real estate over the past two years. Here we summarize our latest high-level thinking based on the FAQs we've experienced to date...

Bay Area Real Estate Market Update: December 19, 2020

Wondering what's going on with the Bay Area's real estate market at the moment? Let's take a look...

Bay Area Real Estate Market Update: December 12, 2020

Wondering what's going on with the Bay Area's real estate market at the moment? Let's take a look...

Airbnb IPO: the Perfect Market Hedge & Great WFH Listings

A look at how this year affected Airbnb, what the future looks like for the company, and seven awesome, remote working-friendly Airbnb listings that beat a hotel room any day of the week.

The Definitive Guide To Buying a Home For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

Everything you need to know about buying a home for sale by owner...

Good News! Loan Limits Will Increase in 2021

Considering a loan in 2021? Here's some good news.

Bay Area Real Estate Market Update: December 4, 2020

Wondering what's going on with the Bay Area's real estate market at the moment?

Concerned That Your Home Is 'Unsellable'? Here's What To Do...

Here you will find the do's and don'ts around selling your home as well as some of the lesser known things to consider before selling.

When Is the Best Time To Buy a House?

Wondering when the best time to buy a house is? You've come to the right place...

Surf Now, Apocalypse Later: 2021 Housing Market Forecast

It's time for 2021 housing market predictions...

Real Housewives, Real Entertainment, Real... Estate?

Find out what 'real' 😉 impact this well-known series may have on us besides being must see TV. Can we reasonably predict housing market moves based on the upcoming new season in Salt Lake City?

The Top 5 Things To Know About the Austin Condo Market This Week

Been thinking about buying a condo in Austin? Well, you've come to the right place... we're giving you all the latest stats PLUS an invitation to our upcoming Condo Crawl event!

Is It a Good Time To Buy a Condo in SF?

Median sale prices for San Francisco condos are down 2% from $1.275 million to $1.25 million in 3Q20 vs. 3Q19. Good time to buy? We analyzed this in the context of other alternatives, such as renting.

Borat: Real Estate Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Kazakhstan

What does the sixth most famous Kazakhstanian have to say about US real estate?

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