Marco-Polo… Fish Out of Water! (PropertyShark.com Fire Map Mashup)


Our friends at PropertyShark.com just sent us a little tip that they’ll be announcing a new feature today for their already awesome site: Fire Threat, Wildfire Frequency and past Wildfires for every county in the Bay Area. San Francisco doesn’t look so bad especially the primarily concrete jungle areas, but a somewhat surprising Extreme Threat … Continue reading Marco-Polo… Fish Out of Water! (PropertyShark.com Fire Map Mashup)

What happened? Redfin got it (1826 Filbert)


Make no mistake, we love busting the chops of other companies out there, but that doesn’t mean we’re wrong or right, and they’re bad or good. It just means we like putting things out there that we, and hopefully you, might find interesting. So far, we’ve been pretty successful. So a reader asks: Just curious … Continue reading What happened? Redfin got it (1826 Filbert)

More Real Estate Mashing…CyberHomes unveiled.


From a reader, via TechCrunch. Image below is the “Change in Estimated Home Value” (Jan-Nov 2007) for San Francisco when searching our favorite Stalefish, 2901 Broadway for $55,000,000 This is what TechCrunch had to say regarding CyberHomes entry into the field of real estate websites, the likes of which include Zillow (crap!), Trulia (good), Redfin … Continue reading More Real Estate Mashing…CyberHomes unveiled.

Redfin Report for San Francisco


Not that we’re suddenly an advocate for Redfin, although we do applaud innovation and entrepreneurship, but when readers ask, we do our best to answer. “Marlow Harris” asked on our Redfin reboots… post: In July, you wrote that they [Redfin] had about 15 closed sales in the SF area. Have they had any more in … Continue reading Redfin Report for San Francisco

Redfin reboots, or at least adds a SF Bay Area Page


This is all it really takes to get on our good side, and get us to check out a site…again, “We added you to our real estate blog links because we think your site is a great place for people to read up on the SF real estate market.-Redfin” That and cocktails at any reputable … Continue reading Redfin reboots, or at least adds a SF Bay Area Page

Vizzie my house, take two! Voice over edition


The first take on our vocal tour of 1628 Broderick (San Francisco), didn’t get high marks, to say the least. So what about if you change the property to a swank high rise penthouse in Sydney, dub in a sweet Australian accent, and leave the Realtor wisely off the tape? The folks at VizzVox would … Continue reading Vizzie my house, take two! Voice over edition