joined 2011 Oct 24, 1:41pm
How do I answer the following Bay Area housing questions?
on 31 Mar 2019
, latest 6 months ago A.) how many single family detached homes exist in the SF Bay Area?B.) how many of those homes have been purchased since 2013?
on 25 Mar 2019
, latest 6 months ago According to Forbes:Pit bulls make up 6.5% of the dog population in the USA. However, they are responsible for 66% of the human fatalities.That’s not all, Pittbulls are responsible for...
Real estate industry needs a shake up
on 24 Mar 2019
Posted 6 months ago With it being the #2 most powerful lobby organization in the country, the NAR has been suppressing common sense and business freedom for too long.I don’t see a reason why...
Anyone owned a classic Chevelle or Camaro?
on 19 Jan 2019
, latest 6 months ago I’m looking to purchase one of the following cars and wondering if any Patnet members have or have had one of these cars?1970 Chevelle1967-68 Camaro Any recommendations, tips, impressions would...
What to do and see in Singapore
on 28 Feb 2019
, latest 7 months ago Hi all,I’m heading to Singapore and looking for recommendations on what to see and do, Time will be limited but I should have a free night or two. Any recommendations...
Home Sales Down, but Home Prices Still Inch Up
on 31 Jan 2019
, latest 7 months ago The big headline over the past few months is huge sales declines YoY.But prices look to still be inching upward.What is the trigger or event or sequencing that will turn...
Free Credit Report and Credit Card Recommendation Please
on 27 Jun 2016
, latest 7 months ago Hi folks, I need to do a credit check and recall that some credit agencies do offer free annual reports. I'm looking for a recommendation with no gimmicks or obligations...
What happens if you stop paying your federal school loan?
on 3 Sep 2018
, latest 7 months ago Do wages get confiscated?Is anyone in jail for defaulting on their school loan?🤷♂️#1 The student loan debt bubble has now grown to 1.4 trillion dollars.#2 In 2007, the total amount...
For the Married Guys (And the Guys Who Have Been Married)
on 28 Dec 2012
, latest 7 months ago Hi guys, As the old adage states, "Can't live with them, can't live without them." For the guys that are married now or have been married, I'm wondering what your...
Car Washes in Silicon Valley:
on 27 Jan 2019
, latest 8 months ago Ok, what the fuck?When I lived in the East Bay, gas station car washes were everywhere. You fill up your tank, pay an extra $7, and you drive thru the...
What part of the country do all the Patnet members live?
on 5 Jan 2019
, latest 8 months ago With all the opinions around here, it would be interesting to hear what part of the country all of you live. I’ll go first.Mid-Peninsula Silicon Valley (Belmont area), I commute...
Millennials demand more comfortable strapons?
on 20 Jan 2019
, latest 8 months ago Ok wtf is this?https://apple.news/Al62zt I guess when participation trophies are at an all time high and men are shaving their toxic masculinity with Gillette, the obvious next sequence is to...
The Tijuana Border Fence...
on 8 Jan 2019
, latest 8 months ago Extends 50yards into the Pacific Ocean to the west, and 14 miles from the ocean to the east. And then this...
What high dividend stocks are you currently invested in?
on 5 Jan 2019
, latest 8 months ago ARLP (coal producer) was a popular one in recent years on patnet, courtesy of Iwog. Although the stock performance has been unimpressive, the 12% dividend has attracted many.What high dividend...
If you are so smart, why aren’t you rich?
on 20 Aug 2018
, latest 8 months ago I was thinking about all the friends I have known in my life. The smartest ones, the ones I consider the sharpest, the most clever, highest IQ, are not the...
How has East Palo Alto not been gentrified?
on 6 Jan 2019
, latest 8 months ago It puzzles me daily driving through Palo Alto... EPA is right near some of the most expensive real estate in the Bay Area. How has the city not been fully...
Best Indian Buffet on Peninsula
on 8 Sep 2018
, latest 9 months ago When I lived in the East Bay, I had a wide assortment of Indian buffets to choose from.I understand there are less Indian people on the Peninsula relative to East...
Who here has an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?
on 16 Dec 2018
, latest 9 months ago 1.) why did you go with an ARM?2.) did you do 5/1, 7/1, 10/1?3.) how large of a down payment did you put down?4.) what’s the end game?
“How could they get John and Chang messed up”? 😂
on 1 Dec 2018
, latest 10 months ago https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyl Boy has our society gotten sensitive.And the best part of the naming error article is that the author misspelled Festejo’s name not once but twice LOL (Fetejo and Fester).
on 31 Oct 2018
, latest a year ago The double standard is chilling:
Stormy Daniels Legal Outcomes
on 16 Oct 2018
, latest a year ago Defamation thrown out AND ordered to pay Trump’s legal fees?And still in hot water over breaking NDA?Stormy should take her gripe all the way to the Supreme Court (and see...
If you were going to move out of the Bay Area...
on 24 Sep 2018
, latest a year ago Hi guys, My wife and I are in a bit of a cross road. We sold a condo here in the Bay Area in 2017 and are temporarily renting on...
Anyone lost close friends since the election?
on 30 Aug 2018
, latest a year ago This past election has really lead people to pick sides on politics and religion in a way I’ve never seen before.I have a couple people in my life who were...
What will it finally take to turn Trump supporters against him?
on 19 Aug 2018
, latest a year ago I hear it from liberals all the time. How can you support a “pu$$y grabber”. How can you support someone that sleeps around? How can you support someone that lies?...
House in our neighborhood hasn’t sold
on 18 Aug 2018
, latest a year ago Guys, house in our mid peninsula neighborhood hasn’t moved after several weeks on the market! Asking price is within comparables. One offer $200k below asking, which wasn’t accepted.Has hell frozen...
CA elite property inheritors protected by tax laws
on 19 Aug 2018
, latest a year ago https://www.pressreader.com/us “But they also benefit from an additional tax break, enacted eight years later, that extended those advantages to inherited property — even inherited property that is used for rental...
San Jose metro/Silicon Valley has the highest home price to median salary ratio of any metro in the entire country
on 16 Aug 2018
, latest a year ago San Jose metro/Silicon Valley has the highest home price to median salary ratio of any metro in the entire country lol Awesome 😃🤷♂️Check out this gallery from USA TODAY:Cities where...
Any Car Enthusiasts Here? What Toy(s) Do You Own?
on 9 Aug 2018
, latest a year ago I’ve always been a car enthusiast. I’ve owned classic Mustangs, 5-liter Mustangs, Corvettes, etc. As life got more complicated, I sold my toys and don’t currently have any car to...
Man punches female restaurant worker
on 7 Jul 2018
, latest a year ago https://www.yahoo.com/news/man I think I might know why this didn’t make it to CNN or Wapo...
Triggers for a Housing Correction
on 4 Mar 2018
, latest a year ago Hi guys,Given that there is no subprime lending crisis like there was over a decade ago, any housing correction would come elsewhere. What are the possible triggers: Interest rate hikes...
How common are loans today with less than 20% down?
on 6 May 2018
, latest a year ago After the subprime lending crisis a decade ago, I was under the impression that obtaining financing with less than 20% down was fairly rare these daysI recently sold a property...
Solve this math problem
on 4 May 2018
, latest a year ago MowerB is 1.25x faster than mowerAIt takes 42 MowerA to cut a golf course in a given amount of time.How many MowerB would it take to cut the same course...
Who's worse, lenders or realtors?
on 21 Sep 2016
, latest a year ago I get a call from my mortgage lender yesterday saying that I have been pre-selected for a refi that can save me money. Already annoyed and ready to hang up,...
What Smartphone Are You Using and How Do You Like It?
on 11 Apr 2018
, latest a year ago Hi guys,I'm finding myself in need of a new phone (switching jobs and no longer have my corporate phone).I've been researching smartphones this week and to my surprise, a couple...
You have $100,000 cash to invest today. What do you do?
on 16 Oct 2017
, latest a year ago Hello Patnet,Say you have $100K-150K cash to invest today. Let's say the investment period is 5+yrs.Real estate and the stock market equities are bloated at historical highs. Where would you...
The Homeless Problem Has Been Solved!
on 11 Apr 2018
, latest a year ago http://www.latimes.com/local/l Will Jerry Brown and Nancy Pelosi be the first to take in homeless in their own backyard?I’ve always appreciated Democrat hearts, it’s their brains that are the problem.