Prop 8 is not one that encourages sedate emotion. People are either vehemently for it, or they are just as vehemently against it. The debate between the two camps, heated as it is, often erupts into full out fighting, which we all know from our rhetoric classes is actually the opposite effect civilized, fair debate [...]
Entries for October, 2008
By way of anonymous email via the intertubes: [Looks like Ed Stein of Rocky Mtn. News gets credit for that.] Happy Halloween!
Since we’re members of the California Association of Realtors and our goal is to educate the public as much as possible, we thought we’d share this article about how to protect yourself from the recent rise in foreclosure scams. This article was written by the C.A.R. All credit goes to them. INTRODUCTION REALTORS® commonly consider [...]
We’ve all heard about the latest craze to talk about what buildings aren’t selling what, what price reductions happened where, what incentives are being offered here, and which penthouse condos are selling for what. If you’ve been reading up on your bay area blogs, you’ll likely already know that the entire 60th floor of One [...]
By Arrian Binnings: Heyyy mannn, what’s going on with your investment, mannn? Haight Money (Look Closely) Well let’s find out. We looked at condo sales prices in the nabe (Haight Ashbury) from 1995 to present, capping each year at October 29th. Condos are by and large the most popular property type in the area. We [...]
These days, when I am in my office, each corner I turn, each webpage I look at, each blog, each of my peers. . .it’s all the same. Doom and gloom, declining property values, steep increase/decrease in the markets, suspended construction, and utte canadian pharmacy cialis r fear. I get it, I really do, and [...]
How about the Barack Obama Contingency? Might have to try this at the car dealer. “I’ll buy that Audi S4 today, drive the hell out of it for now, but if McCain wins I’m bringing it back empty, keyed, and covered in pigeon shit.” Main article found here.
NUMBER OF UNITS is the equivalent of number of sales/transactions. For condominiums, each unit is treated as a sale. For 2- to 4-unit buildings, the “building” is treated as a sale. NUMBER SOLD is the number of properties in the market segment that closed escrow during the month. NUMBER FOR SALE is the number of [...]
Realtor Kevin Gueco writes a very sunny review for the coming soon Mosiaica 601 condo project (pictured above) in his SFNewDevelopments blog. There’s definitely some room for pleasant surprise in the announced price (pleasant to me, anyway, since I selfishly find all condos I cannot afford to be unpleasant): “Mosaica 601 announced last week that [...]
By Home Girl (aka real-estate blogger Tracey Taylor, former Redfin Sweet Digs maven, making her first guest appearance on The Front Steps. Thank you Alex!): It doesn’t surprise me that this 3bed/3bath, 1946 house (pictured above), which comes with the distinguished Bay Area architect Walter Ratcliff‘s moniker attached, should be listed on the San Francisco [...]