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    Posted on October 26th, 2006

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    The Governator Helps Calif Real Estate Industry

    Guv Schwarzenegger is grabbing the California real estate industry by the lapels, and saying <insert your favorite line from "Terminator" (1, 2, or 3)", "Predator", "True Lies", "Total Recall", "Raw Deal", "Commando", or "Kindergarten Cop">. (personally, my fav would be “The more contact I have with humans, the more I learn”…T2) Arnie just signed Assembly […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on October 25th, 2006

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    Borat’s Guide to Buying a House

    Jagshemash!!! The Borat movie comes out next week, so what better way to prepare than to check out an oldie but gooodie clip of Borat having a real estate agent take him on a tour of an open home (unfortunately, YouTube doesn’t yet support embedding into TypePad, so you’ll just have to check out the […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on October 24th, 2006

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    Some “simple” truths for Sellers Today

    Came across this great post on the Boise Real Estate Blog, and although the prices vary widely between Boise and Baghdad-by-the-Bay, the lessons ring true for sellers who are still stuck in the "why-shouldn’t-my-home-get-10-offers-and-go-way-over-asking" mindset. They are as follows: The simple truths of real estate value are: Your home isn’t worth what you need to […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on October 12th, 2006

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    Buyers, Buyers, Everywhere…

    Lots of talk in the media, and on the RE blogs, about how the buyer’s market is starting to put the smackdown on the seller’s market of yore. I’d say it’s definitely got steam, although who knows how long it will be this good for buyers again?  Will markets continue to go down? In certain […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on October 6th, 2006

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    October Podcast – What’s a Buyer to Do?

    Ok, the second official installment of "The Gory Details" monthly podcast is here.  You can get it at edgory.podshow.com; subscribe to it on iTunes (just do a search for "ed gory"), and also get it directly here This month’s episode: It’s all about Buyers. Are we truly in a Buyer’s market?  What should buyers (and […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on October 2nd, 2006

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    Sellers Slowly Letting Go of the Pendulum?

    Whether it feels like a buyer’s market these days depends who you ask.  Just look at these recent homes that have closed in the last 30 days here in Redwood City: Address                              List price       Sale price          DOM   % of asking price […]