lahossain

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missing middle (nextcity.org)
by lahossain on 9 Apr 2016  Posted 5 years ago
If only we could have the return to sensible residential planning. https://nextcity.org/features/

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Should you buy a house? (zerohedge.com)
by lahossain on 25 Jul 2015  1 comment, latest 6 years ago
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ And it is written by a real estate professional. (Of course, no longer.) Still, how refreshing! Nothing new here, but succinctly written. I enjoyed his affordability obstacle explanation: "Housing,...

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SF Housing Crisis Explained (techcrunch.com)
by lahossain on 16 Apr 2014  1 comment, latest 6 years ago
I cannot see that anyone else posted this yet. It seemed strange that it hadn't yet surfaced here on Pat.net. Sorry if it's a duplicate. I think this contains everything...

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Bill Gross Thinks the End Is Near (nytimes.com)
by lahossain on 22 May 2015  2 comments, latest 6 years ago
Is the bubble in stocks or in bonds? I think both. I sort of have a sense of an ending. I think that the 35-year bull market in bonds and...

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Shiller describes Zeitgeist of anxiety over the future (nytimes.com)
by lahossain on 13 Mar 2015  1 comment, latest 6 years ago
Seems to describe the zeitgeist overhanging so many both above and below middle. As FDR, the "enemies of the peace," the groups or institutions that use fear and anxiety to...

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A California Dream: Not Having to Settle for Just One Bedroom (nytimes.com)
by lahossain on 24 Sep 2014  30 comments, latest 6 years ago
Fantastic title. I wish though that the article featured not only families with under six figures (median income) but also families with low six figure incomes (above median and even...

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Bill McBride predicts millenial cohort to drive the housing boom--in time (businessinsider.com)
by lahossain on 11 Aug 2014  3 comments, latest 6 years ago
The comments section is thoroughly enjoyable, with some good counterpoints between the optimists and pessimists. http://www.businessinsider.com

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Buy A House For $213,000 If You Can Because Prices Will Only Go Up From Here (businessinsider.com)
by lahossain on 23 Jun 2014  61 comments, latest 7 years ago
More "pile-in before it's too late" mentality. Any thoughts? Of course, most of us MIGHT buy if we had that price point available around here (SFBA). Oh well. http://www.businessinsider.com

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And now for something completely different..Hitler's downfall is a SF apt hunt (youtu.be)
by lahossain on 2 Jul 2014  3 comments, latest 7 years ago
http://youtu.be/53GcLx1JLXY

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Poor state of the AEC industry standards in the US. So true, (nytimes.com)
by lahossain on 26 Jun 2014  1 comment, latest 7 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06 If more buyers knew to scrutinize a home beyond its countertops, door handles and fixtures would there be more demand for homes built to last? I suspect many home...

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Patnet meeting IRL (in real life)
by lahossain on 11 Mar 2014  24 comments, latest 7 years ago
I am genuinely interested in meeting the BA patnet users. I have asked this before within another thread, but it was downplayed as a bad idea based on past experiences....
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