Comment du Jour: When Zestimates randomly drop $600,000


Although we’ve recently made friends with the folks at Zillow, that doesn’t mean we can’t bust their chops. We still applaud their innovation. From “Sleepiguy in “Zanic! Zillow releases Q4 home value report and San Francisco is up 3.6%?” I stopped paying attention to Zillow when my home’s Zillow value decreased randomly by $600k one … Continue reading Comment du Jour: When Zestimates randomly drop $600,000

Comment du Jour: “Deal…SF…Jive”


Where we poach from our readers and their comments to show all you folks that don’t follow or contribute to the comments what you’re missing (and hopefully shame you into getting your ass over their and chiming in). Today, we steal from “anon” (wish you gave us a name) on “Verbatim: Why is Housing in … Continue reading Comment du Jour: “Deal…SF…Jive”

Comment du Jour: “As Homeowners Volume is Not Very Relevant”


Sometimes we beat our heads against the wall to come up with a way, in a paragraph or less, to describe what is going on in this market. We show the highs, and we show the lows. Today, we pull from our previous post about the 41% dip in volume at the $500-700,000 price range, … Continue reading Comment du Jour: “As Homeowners Volume is Not Very Relevant”

Comment du Jour: “The best and brightest homes…”


From “eddy” on Tanking Market? Come again? That’s what she said…”: The best and nicest homes will continue to fly in this market. Any home with a story or in disrepair is going to get stale. We didn’t say it, he did. But we’d have to say if “fixer” falls under the category of “disrepair”, … Continue reading Comment du Jour: “The best and brightest homes…”

Comment du Jour: Stock Market Crash and San Francisco Real Estate


Every so often, we pull a comment from the discussions that we think might spark further commentary, because we know not everyone is reading the comments, and we couldn’t possibly come up with all these great thoughts ourselves. This time we take from “SanFranTim” on “Verbatim: 26 year old google guy I hear with 50% … Continue reading Comment du Jour: Stock Market Crash and San Francisco Real Estate

Comment du Jour: Stripping Trim, Shrinking Wood (supply)?


This comment wasn’t necessarily one that makes us fall over in laughter, or one that brings a tear to our eye, but one that might spark some conversation (or debate) nonetheless. (Extra points if you can come up with a catchy phrase using the words stripping, shrinking, old growth, wood, and trim in the same … Continue reading Comment du Jour: Stripping Trim, Shrinking Wood (supply)?