Penthouse views at Pre-Foreclosure pricing! (1254 Washington)


Perhaps the marketing remarks say it all: “Amazing opportunity. Pre-foreclosure sale of a European style Nob Hill penthouse with spectacular views of the city & bay. This is a 6 room Edwardian flat in need of some serious TLC, but is a one of a kind unit and must be sold now!” Is that pre-foreclosure … Continue reading Penthouse views at Pre-Foreclosure pricing! (1254 Washington)

Shining examples of more stellar “local” real estate reporting


This from a reader: Here is another shining example of disservice to the SF real estate market courtesy of the SF Gate. The SF Gate and KGO (ABC) reported ([yesterday and the day before yesterday], respectively) on the same story, but KGO was decent enough to report the foreclosure numbers IN CONTEXT, i.e. referencing that … Continue reading Shining examples of more stellar “local” real estate reporting

California Foreclosure Crisis: I ask, Senator Barbara Boxer replies


Okay, so maybe it wasn’t a personal message to me, but I contacted Senator Boxer not too long ago to find out more about her ideas behind helping Californians who are upside down on their homes (actually I was mostly interested in getting the code to post her video directly on the site.) After sifting … Continue reading California Foreclosure Crisis: I ask, Senator Barbara Boxer replies

Senator Boxer Video (and quotes) on California Foreclosure Crisis


Some quotes on Senator Barbara Boxer’s April Fools Day Speech/Proposed Bill regarding the housing crisis. “Seven of the top ten foreclosure filing rates nationwide are in California!” “One in every 557 homes nationwide filed for foreclosure.” “Two hundred million dollars in additional funding for housing counselors [proposed].” “When counselors sit down with mortgage holders miracles … Continue reading Senator Boxer Video (and quotes) on California Foreclosure Crisis

Mercury rising? San Francisco foreclosures on the increase?


Browsing TechCrunch today, we came across a site we had visited before, HotPads.com, that provides a fair bit of mashing goodness, and were reminded that we had never posted on the matter. Given all the continued hoopla in the media over the perpetual demise of real estate and the end of the world as we … Continue reading Mercury rising? San Francisco foreclosures on the increase?