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    Posted on April 30th, 2008

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    Why Bay Area Real Estate is so…(unique), (different), (crazy)

    Pick your adjective, I guess.  In case you’ve been wondering why high-end real estate markets (like certain parts of the Bay Area) continue to perform relatively well:  One out of every 10,000 American families has an annual income greater than $10.7 million, according to two university professors who study the super-rich.  By their tally, there […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on April 22nd, 2008

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    What Your Home is REALLY Worth

    Zillow will tell you one thing. A "neighborhood expert" will tell you something else.  In the immortal words of Chuck D from Public Enemy, "don’t believe the hype." In its most basic form, here’s a guide that will tell you what your home is really worth (and thanks to David Phillips, CEO of the Charlottesville […]

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    Posted on April 22nd, 2008

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    A Bell Will NOT Ring When the Market Hits Bottom

    The last article I referenced, from Time magazine, "Ignore the Headlines", elicited some thoughts from a reader recently, about how that article is 2 months old and how he was skeptical of the points brought out by the author. Who, then, is really, really qualified to tell you when this market, or any market, has […]

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    Posted on April 16th, 2008

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    TIME article Presents a Potent Case for Buying Now

    At last someone in the media who understands how real estate (and investing) works!  This is not your typical, “scary, sky-is-falling” article (because why would the media report on good news articles, they don’t sell many magazines) — but, finally, a reporter who uses reason and logic to analyze the buying and selling of real […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on April 3rd, 2008

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    New “Gory Details” Podcast – “The Buyer’s Emergency Roadside Kit”

    Today’s "Gory Details" podcast provides information to Buyers who are unsure of the current market today. So in case of emergency, break glass — we present here the "Buyer’s Emergency Roadside Kit". What you’ll hear today are things like: Updates on the new jumbo conforming loan limits The Difference between a good real estate article […]