Ped vs. Muni…again!


File this under absolutely nothing to do with real estate, but everything to do with living in San Francisco. This is such a common problem that the only trauma hospital in San Francisco has its own classification for accidents like this, they call it “Ped vs. Muni”. You’ve seen it before, you’re sitting at a … Continue reading Ped vs. Muni…again!

Real Estate, Sex, our Top Posts and Last Thoughts of 2007


No surprise here…sex sells…very well, and it even helps sell real estate, or at least Realtors. Our most popular post of 2007 was …and the Nominees for Sexiest Realtor in San Francisco are…. Second up was obviously the the results of said contest. Third up was our Battle Royale: San Francisco or New York City…if … Continue reading Real Estate, Sex, our Top Posts and Last Thoughts of 2007

Real Estate Bubbles and California’s Economic Growth, Part 1


by Alexander Clark via YouTube and Humboldt State University School of Economics Amongst the sea of utterly useless bits of crappy real estate videos on YouTube, I was able to find this very informational piece that made me wish I was back in Santa Barbara attending a lecture. (Okay, maybe it was the carefree lifestyle … Continue reading Real Estate Bubbles and California’s Economic Growth, Part 1

The first step to remodeling


by Rik Goodell: Before calling contractors for a remodel project or an addition, do your homework so you’re ready when they get there. Talk it over with your partner (husband, wife, lover, live-in, significant other…these things were easier to write when I still thought “PC” meant personal computer). Make a list of what each of … Continue reading The first step to remodeling

“A new way to tap equity without going into debt”


If ever there was a headline that caught our attention, this was it, “A new way to tap equity without going into debt”. On Friday, Carolyn Said of the SF Chronicle did an article about a new company, Rex & Co. that “bills itself as the first company offering a way to make home equity … Continue reading “A new way to tap equity without going into debt”