From the monthly archives:

October 2008

Open House in Hiller Highlands

October 25, 2008

7268 Buckingham Boulevard, Oakland – Hiller Highlands Open Sunday, October 26th: 1:30pm-4:30pm. Click here for brochure. – Wind your way through scenic Hiller Highlands to this two-story contemporary home. The spacious, traditional layout situates the main living area at entry level. A granite kitchen—with Viking range & Bosch dishwasher—opens to the breakfast area and living […]

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Everything’s tanking

October 24, 2008

Not so fast. Not all markets are equal. I’m in the process of crunching new numbers for Oakland. For now, here are two reports — on Daly City and San Carlos. They’re very outdated; I suspended such research after summer ’07. Anyhow, these demonstrate how a traditionally strong market, like San Carlos, was weathering the increasingly uncertain real […]

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Inside the trade: pets & location[3x]

October 24, 2008

Another two articles from my archives: one for pet owners, another emphasizing how all real estate is local. I’m not one to coo “location, location, location!” But I must admit. . . .it’s true. (see next post)

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Subpriming like it’s 2007

October 24, 2008

Here’s a piece I dug from my archives. With some perspective now, how much of it proved prescient? This is a year old; talk about regulatory inaction.

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Intro to this site…fodder for cocktail parties

October 24, 2008

Things are finally up and running! I’ve retained a few elements from my old site…but am starting mostly with a clean slate, a blog-centric approach to keep things current&relevant. The next few postings are a glimpse of things to come. They’ll include assorted conversations from my world — read in print or heard around the […]

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