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    Posted on October 19th, 2005

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    NAR predicts strong home sales

    The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) is forecasting strong home sales for the second half of 2005. Factors include housing needs as a result of Hurricane Katrina, and also buyers who want to purchase before an anticipated rise in interest rates. For 2006, the NAR predicts that the real estate market activity may slow as […]

  • Running

    Posted on October 19th, 2005

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    199 miles, 36 legs, 24 feet

    Yes, call me crazy. but I’ve done it again. Known as the "longest foot race in California", I just completed "The Relay", a 12-person (=24 feet) team effort, 3 legs per person (=36 legs), from Calistoga to Santa Cruz (=199 miles).  It’s my third time doing it…and sleep deprivation be damned, it’s still one of […]

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    Posted on October 11th, 2005

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    The “Echo” Boomer Generation

    This was a great article from the Chronicle…It’s always nice to get a point of view from outside the Bay Area echo chamber, and last week it was wisecracking Wharton real estate Professor Peter Linneman who delivered the goods at a NAI BT Commercial industry breakfast in San Francisco. Sprinkling his presentation with well-timed barbs […]