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You're gonna "Eat It" if you try to flip in SF Bay Area--I thought of the "patrick.net of old today" :) (bloomberg.com)
by bill on 21 May 2019  19 comments, latest a month ago
Dis Guy Who Quit His Job to "Flip" Took a $400K Bloodbath...https://www.bloomb As Yogi Berra would say: "It's like déjà vu all over again." :)

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When the National Realty Association Publishes Gloomy Stats., You Gotta Worry. (seekingalpha.com)
by bill on 30 Dec 2018  11 comments, latest 3 months ago
I remember when Patrick documented the housing crash way back 10 years ago. The NAR (National Assoc. Realtor) was upbeat all the way down. Recent stats. for The West are...

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Housing--This one stat, if not "fake news," sure convinces me that housing prices in San Francisco are absurd (marketwatch.com)
by bill on 14 Nov 2018  12 comments, latest 7 months ago
https://www.marketwatch.com/st

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Housing Crash = Déjà vu All Over Again?! (marketwatch.com)
by bill on 31 Oct 2018  58 comments, latest 8 months ago
A guy I trust on housing, other than Patrick, says there are signs and maybe trouble ahead https://www.marketwatch.com/st

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Gotta Be Some Kind of Market Top (amp.businessinsider.com)
by bill on 4 Jul 2018  3 comments, latest a year ago
This Palo Alto house is too muchhttps://amp.businessinside

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Many are moving out of Silicon Valley because the price of real estate is UNREAL (readwrite.com)
by bill on 19 Jun 2018  3 comments, latest a year ago
https://readwrite.com/2018/06/ according to real estate website Redfin, last year saw more people move out of San Francisco than any other city in the United States. When a group of San...

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A Traitor Went to Jail Last Week -- Lock Him Up, Lock Him Up! + No. 45 Pulls Off a Feckless Stunt
by bill on 17 Jun 2018  Posted a year ago
Ha! At least we get to laugh about it with Bill Maher -- "A Feckless Stunt | Real Time with Bill Maher"

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24% Quarterly Increase in House Prices in San Francisco = OMG! (bloomberg.com)
by bill on 4 Apr 2018  5 comments, latest a year ago
Wow! And frenzy is accelerating. In my humble opinion, Patrick's renewed bubble watch is well timed.https://www.bloomberg.co

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Splendid Case-Shiller Graphs Show Development of Bubble (seekingalpha.com)
by bill on 30 Mar 2018  51 comments, latest a year ago
What is shocking about the graphs is how different they are from each other. A Case-Shiller graph shows the North Bay Area (covers San Mateo to Marn). Seattle and L.A....

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Perhaps The Bay Area Is Overpriced -- Again (seekingalpha.com)
by bill on 1 Nov 2017  2 comments, latest 2 years ago
#housing https://seekingalpha.com/artic Charts showing housing prices. Author mention San Francisco and says it's an outlier.

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Wrap You Mind around This -- Falling Home Prices Could be a Good Thing (nytimes.com)
by bill on 11 Feb 2017  3 comments, latest 2 years ago
I'm old enough to remember when the patrick/net of old featured mind-bending puzzles about housing ... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/0

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The 20 Most Expensive Zip Codes: Over $2 Mil. P.A. + Los Altos (finance.yahoo.com)
by bill on 7 Jul 2015  Posted 4 years ago
Palo Alto and Los Altos were mentioned twice each. Maybe they counted the block where Zuckerberg lives ... http://finance.yahoo.com/news/

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Here's the link to tiny houses... (gizmodo.com)
by bill on 25 May 2015  1 comment, latest 4 years ago
Here's the link to tiny houses... http://gizmodo.com/you-can-tak

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Cute little "small footprint" house .. that you can put on SF roof +afford :) (gizmodo.com)
by bill on 25 May 2015  Posted 4 years ago
Patrick used to like the URLs of these funky ideas ... back in the day :) http://gizmodo.com/you-can-tak

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Don't Call It a BUBBLE -- It's the Coming Zombie Tech Co. Apocalypse (thisisgoingtobebig.com)
by bill on 23 May 2015  Posted 4 years ago
People hate the "B" word so much they reach for new terms ...unicorns, liar loans, ninja cos.... Whatever -- The End Days Approach for $50 Billion pre-IPO Start-Ups ... http://www.thisisgoingtobebig.

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SF Real (Unreal) Estate Is at It Again ... I see Another BUBBLE Forming (ww2.kqed.org)
by bill on 16 May 2015  3 comments, latest 4 years ago
We've Seen This Movie Before! It Doesn't End Well. http://ww2.kqed.org/pop/2015/0

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You Are NOT Alone! You Are NOT the only One Who Hates COMCAST/Xfinity!! (theverge.com)
by bill on 8 May 2015  12 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.theverge.com/2014/8 We want FIBER! When do we want it? Yesterday. But with Comcast/Xfinity being a monopoly we are not likely to get it.

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On a Per Cent Basis "The Hamptons" Have Hit the Skids ... (nypost.com)
by bill on 23 Apr 2015  Posted 4 years ago
Any ideas on why prices of homes in The Hamptons have declined? Maybe Patrick has a theory : http://nypost.com/2015/04/22/h

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Cool Work Space! Is This the Future? (youtube.com)
by bill on 18 Sep 2014  Posted 5 years ago
I don't know what this company does. Never worked for this company. My job is not in PR. Ha! Without this disclaimer I'm scared of gettin' FLAMED to DEATH. I,...

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Housing Prices to Fall, Again?! Mortgage crisis coming winter (finance.yahoo.com)
by bill on 2 Sep 2014  Posted 5 years ago
When the FED raises rates and Congress tries to rid itself of Fannie and Freddie which hold about 61 percent of mortgages. 2015 may not be nice to house prices...

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Evictions Soar in Hot Market; Renters Suffer (nyti.ms)
by bill on 29 Aug 2014  7 comments, latest 5 years ago
Fueled by a growing interest in urban living and a shortage of rental housing, rents have risen sharply in cities like Milwaukee and San Francisco and in states like Maine,...

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Finally! Mozilo Has to Go to Court Defend Self and Maybe Lose Tan (bloomberg.com)
by bill on 20 Aug 2014  Posted 5 years ago
Dis Guy Was Da BIG Boss at Countrywide Mortgage He Sold to Stupid BofA No Jail Time But He May Lose $$$$ and His Tan http://www.bloomberg.com/news/

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Chinese Investors Fuel California Housing Bubble (thediplomat.com)
by bill on 16 Aug 2014  5 comments, latest 5 years ago
Big money from rich Chinese is being invested in California ... Haven't we seen this movie played out before?! http://thediplomat.com/2014/08

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The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming! (youtube.com)
by bill on 13 Aug 2014  3 comments, latest 5 years ago
Worth it to take a couple seconds to think about ... the future of work. Yours and the guy sitting next to you ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?

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Cool Story: How air conditioning changed the united state (allday.com)
by bill on 12 Aug 2014  3 comments, latest 5 years ago
Imagine life before air conditioning. Everyone walks around with handheld fans, homes are designed specifically to catch natural breezes, and the best way to escape the noonday heat is to...

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Blatant PR Puff Piece (nydailynews.com)
by bill on 10 Aug 2014  3 comments, latest 5 years ago
Limestone Goldmine: Park Slope townhouse bought for $20,000 in 1966 now on the market for $4 million Couple says goodbye to home of half-century and a neighborhood greatly changed Read...

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Tiny Inexpensive and Stylish Houses (mashable.com)
by bill on 5 Aug 2014  19 comments, latest 5 years ago
Good "starter home" or nice place period exclamation mark http://mashable.com/2014/08/04

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Tiny Inezpensive and Stylish Houses (mashable.com)
by bill on 5 Aug 2014  Posted 5 years ago
http://mashable.com/2014/08/04 Gaze at these examples of homeowners' personal tiny homes for real-life success stories of creative ways to live small in style. They might even inspire you to build your...

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San Francisco's Housing-Bubble Keeps Going and Going and ... (huffingtonpost.com)
by bill on 18 Apr 2013  6 comments, latest 6 years ago
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ According to The Huffington Post, real estate in San Francisco is priced out of the reach of the people who are supposed to buy it. If San Francisco Real...

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Canadian Housing Still Inflating (bloomberg.com)
by bill on 19 Jul 2012  9 comments, latest 7 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/

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Half of delinquent borrowers who received mortgage modifications are behind (finance.yahoo.com)
by bill on 21 Jun 2012  2 comments, latest 7 years ago
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/

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Gingrich Is a Liar (content.usatoday.com)
by bill on 1 Dec 2011  Posted 8 years ago
http://content.usatoday.com/co

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Troubled homes stuck in a logjam - USATODAY.com (usatoday.com)
by bill on 9 Nov 2011  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.usatoday.com/NEWS/u

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SWAT Teams in St. Louis Protecting Bank of America; Refusing Customer Withdrawals - (youtube.com)
by bill on 4 Oct 2011  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v

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Google News (news.google.com)
by bill on 23 Sep 2011  Posted 8 years ago
http://news.google.com

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Anyone wanna fixer upper? (tmz.com)
by bill on 22 Sep 2011  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.tmz.com/2011/09/22/ Octo-Mom, Nadya Suleman, says she hasn't paid her mortgage in three months because she doesn't want to live there anymore -- and the place is scheduled for foreclosure next...

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Protesters Converge on Lower Manhattan, Plan ‘Occupation’ (bloomberg.com)
by bill on 19 Sep 2011  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/

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States slow to tap $7.6B fund to help jobless pay mortgages – USATODAY.com (usatoday.com)
by bill on 18 Sep 2011  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.usatoday.com/money/

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20 Years Until You Can Sell Your Home? - (thestreet.com)
by bill on 18 Sep 2011  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.thestreet.com/story

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Mortgage Debacle Costs Banks $66 Billion as Suits Sap Profit (bloomberg.com)
by bill on 16 Sep 2011  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/
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