4,000 Football Fields Worth Of Foreclosures


From our friends at Roost.com “Every home for sale… (Well almost…)” We bring you their future blog post (how nice of them to let us post it first). Roost muscled through a large number of public sources of information and found well over one thousand towns/cities across the US that have more square feet tied … Continue reading 4,000 Football Fields Worth Of Foreclosures

Open House Traffic Only Visited By Those Sensing Foreclosure


Making a long story short: We had lunch recently with an individual that has a very real interest in today’s San Francisco real estate market (he’s selling a home, but no he’s not our client). We talked about the kids, we talked about the weather, then of course the inevitable “how’s the market”. After getting … Continue reading Open House Traffic Only Visited By Those Sensing Foreclosure

The Data, Quotes, And Fine Print On San Francisco’s Foreclosure Activity


Some clarification on the median price drop and the value of your home: Every Bay Area county experienced double-digit declines in the median price. The annual drops for existing homes ranged from 11.8 percent in San Francisco to 48.4 percent in Contra Costa County. The median marks the point at which half the homes sold … Continue reading The Data, Quotes, And Fine Print On San Francisco’s Foreclosure Activity

Pay Now, or Pay Less Later?


This is a question many across the nation will be pondering over the next several months and I’ve long believed that any bailout of homeowners would be ripe for abuse. The Chronicle had a great article this past weekend highlighting this “strategy” quite articulately and comprehensively. This should be really interesting to watch unfold as … Continue reading Pay Now, or Pay Less Later?

A Good Deal for Everyone: 727 Grafton ($369,900)


It’s not often a deal like this comes around and everybody shares in the goods, but 727 Grafton promises not to disappoint. Here’s the deal: 1. The seller gets to walk away (its a REO)…DEAL! 2. The contractors didn’t have to pull permits (“permit status if any is unknown”), or put in a kitchen, “The … Continue reading A Good Deal for Everyone: 727 Grafton ($369,900)