When readers comment, we listen… Abuseintake writes in reaction to the $401,000 Overbid at 235 28th Street in Noe Valley: …moved from a $750,000 2 bed, 1 bath shack in Dogpatch and bought a 2,800 sq.ft, 3 bed, 2 3/4 bath mid-century split-level with a stunning view, for $645,000…in Seattle. You can keep SFO. Abuseintake … Continue reading Comment Du Jour: From San Francisco Shack To Seattle Mid Century For Under $650,000
Sometimes you just need someone else to remind you why San Francisco is just THAT great [edited slightly for syntax]: San Francisco all day everyday!!! First of all in San Fran we dont jugde no one!!!!!!! Gays, poor, it don’t matter. San Fran is soooo much prettier than LA. LA is sooo much traffic, ugly … Continue reading “In San Fran We Don’t Judge No One!!!!”
Since we know many of you don’t read or participate in the comments, from time to time we have to bring them to your attention. Yesterday, our reader “Billy” had this to say, Do neighbors make the hood, or does the hood make the neighbors? Damn good question, and something to ponder on this glorious … Continue reading “Do Neighbors Make The Hood, Or Does The Hood Make The Neighbors?”
Bringing back an old favorite with our “Comment Du Jour”, because sometimes we simply can’t say it as well as our readers. This comment from Caroline SF on our recent post, It’s Less Expensive And More Environmentally Friendly To Live In The City, We Have Proof, is so good that we absolutely have to let … Continue reading Comment Du Jour: You Don’t “Need” To Put Your Children In Private School
This quote comes from reader “Disconsolate“, on “Stories Of Despair In San Francisco Real Estate“: I was in probate court that day to observe the overbidding on Juanita Way as preparation to overbid on a house in University Terrace. Our court date was last week. We showed up and went to our max ($100k over … Continue reading Comment Du Jour: “Easily outbid by USF”
From “Seb” on “Noe Valley Is Not Immune”: Where do people think Noe [Valley real estate] prices will be in two years? Up or down? I sense things are stabilizing. We’ll just say the feeling of free-fall has disappeared. Stable? Not so sure. Going up, definitely not. In two years…crystal ball is a little bit … Continue reading Comment Du Jour: Oh Noe, Where Will You Be In 2 Years?
Every so often we get comments that make us laugh, or just need to be noticed as a Comment Du Jour on our front page. As always, we encourage you to take part in the comments as there is a lot of fun stuff going on in there. From “Hangemhi” on “How’s the Market…”: i … Continue reading Comment Du Jour: Sub $650,000 Market Is Smokin’ Hot
Every so often, we pull comments we think you should know about, because as we always say, this site is nothing without the reader interaction. So today, we take from “brokerism” and his recent comment from our recent post “The Appraisal Conundrum“. Hats off to ya “brokerism”. Enjoy your home: Well, we had our reasons … Continue reading Comment Du Jour: “Why Wait?”
This from “asad” on “An Interesting Sale and Theory“. In that post, fluj essentially contributes strong home sales and prices in the southerly neighborhoods of San Francisco to their gentrification largely as a result of the jobs available even further south (think Silicon Valley and such). “asad” is not so convinced it will last: Wait … Continue reading Comment du Jour: “A Tide Going Back To The Ocean”
This comment du jour comes to us from “James” in our most recent Cole Valley vs. Noe Valley Battle Royale, where he provides his explanation of why Noe Valley is the way it is: Noe Valley has the feeling of being a small suburban village unto itself and this has been the case for a … Continue reading Comment Du Jour: “The People in Noe Valley Have a Fully Realized Liberal Fantasy”
From “44yo Hipster” in yesterday’s Stats & Numbers for Single Family Homes [edited for flow]: Di’cha [Did you] check out the DQ #’s for sept…ouch! And the #’s on this chart don’t paint a much better picture, especially with the financial/stock market/oil price melt down. Man, a lot (most) investors are taking a big hit … Continue reading Comment du Jour: Things aren’t so bad (relatively speaking)
From yesterday’s “Spot or Not: Parking in San Francisco”, and what to do with a car that blocks your driveway, (tow or ticket) a reader (“YouKidsGetOuttaMyDriveway“) hits the nail on the head: Use as a target for an egg tossing contest and THEN have it towed. Only a B&T’er would be stupid/rude/self-absorbed enough to do … Continue reading Comment du Jour: “egg tossing contest” and “B&T’er”
Because we know many of you don’t read the brilliant comments. From time to time we have to bring them to you (edited slightly for flow): I did not read over the hoards of posts, but i would like to leave a comment! I really do not care how much Realtors make, matters not. But, … Continue reading Comment du Jour: We love Realtors yes we do, we love Realtors how ’bout you!
For the new readers, the comment du jour is our way of saying thanks to those that participate in commenting, and a way to show all of you that don’t comment just what kind of good stuff you’re missing. Today’s comment du jour comes from Sparky in “Should I even Start a Blog” after we … Continue reading Comment du Jour: “…my demolition contractor ripped out the one tree I was supposed to save”
Clearly this guy [San Francisco Supervisor Chris Daly] lives in a cloud (according to most property owners), but somehow he remains in office. Our comment du jour comes from “Live Smart” in our recent post Daly goes after rental property owners…yet again. Daly needs to be run over by a MUNI bus. Well said, and … Continue reading Comment du Jour: “Daly needs to be run over by a Muni bus”
From Aubear1 in Bay Area attracts top talent and money (theFrontSteps): Check out the percentage of VC funding that this region received during Q1 ’08 versus other parts of the country: PWC MoneyTree.com I can’t think of a more compelling piece of information that paints the picture of how this region continues to create both … Continue reading Comment du Jour: “Check out the VC funding [the Bay Area] received…”