Another Bay Area bubble is brewing!
on 16 Oct 2012
22 comments, latest 10 years ago
Went to a couple open houses in West Contra Costa County this past two weekends, talk about a feeding frenzy! I just don't understand what is going on psychologically ...
creativehouse says tough shit - you bought a house you
on 10 Nov 2011
2 comments, latest 11 years ago
creativehouse says tough shit - you bought a house you could not afford or thought you could flip. deal with it. Sorry, but where do you get that idea? ...
Most beautiful peice of property in the East Bay for sale
on 18 Oct 2011
3 comments, latest 11 years ago
Just a little real estate porn. Not the best time to put it on the market, curious if it will sell? I have lusted after this place for many ...
Does anyone think about energy usage when buying/looking?
on 19 Aug 2011
21 comments, latest 11 years ago
I only ask this because for me, it's pretty close to the top of the list of things. I figure once a house is paid off one still has ...
Redfin agents telling me NOT to buy yet
on 12 May 2011
52 comments, latest 11 years ago
Well all these threads about how things are going up and how hot the market is...I have taken two tours with Redfin agents in the past couple weeks, one ...
Put an offer in on a house today
on 25 May 2011
31 comments, latest 11 years ago
Offered 23,000 over asking (260k) with a 20% down conventional 15 year loan in West Contra Costa County. Supposedly there are 10 offers and 2 all cash. We want ...
You gotta love prop 13
on 27 Oct 2010
37 comments, latest 12 years ago
Helping poor retired old ladies keep their 10,000sf Mansions in Pacific Heights http://www.redfin.com/CA/San-F Property Tax Taxable Value Land $153,379 Additions $101,291 Total $254,670 Tax (2009) $3,114
2350 Corona Ct, Berkeley, CA 94708
on 27 Jul 2009
19 comments, latest 12 years ago
What a price drop! Is this house falling off a cliff or something? Desirable neighborhood, cute house, 3/2 in Berkeley for a million off peak? And not selling? http://www.redfin.com/CA/Berke
Pros and cons of buying a new primary residence/keeping the current as a rental?
on 13 Oct 2010
10 comments, latest 12 years ago
Seriously curious about pros and cons from those that understand this stuff. Our situation is we own a small bungalow in a decent working class neighborhood in West Contra ...
House abandoned 3 years ago finally on the market at mid-90s price
on 18 Mar 2010
14 comments, latest 13 years ago
Well, after 3 YEARS empty, the house across the street from me has finally been forclosed and put on the market as an REO. This house, that sold for ...
Here come the "good school district" cuts!
on 25 Jan 2010
7 comments, latest 13 years ago
Only the beginning I am sure... http://www.contracostatimes.co
Good news for SF area real estate
on 3 Aug 2009
7 comments, latest 13 years ago
SF area #2 on list of most abandoned cities. http://realestate.yahoo.com/pr Better buy now or be priced out forever! We are at the bottom, buy buy buy! They're not making ...
31 21st Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121
on 30 Jul 2009
2 comments, latest 13 years ago
100k to 1.3 million in 10 years! Now that's an investment.I mean, cute cottage I guess, but 1.3 million? http://www.redfin.com/CA/San-F
Rich home buyers are disappearing
on 29 Jun 2009
4 comments, latest 13 years ago
The Menlo Charity Horse Show http://www.menlohorseshow.com/ is the place to be for much of the rich and fabulous set of the "Fortress" Bay Area. For nearly a decade if ...