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What Goes Up….

    So a few weeks ago I noticed a Realtor friend of mine on Facebook was touting the wild, overbidding experience she had just had selling a house she had listed. One of her friends commented "I can't stand it...I'll NEVER be able to buy a … Read More...

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Real Estate Diaspora

Sort of coming on the heals of that last post I wrote about changing criteria is the also new phenomenon of buyer flight to the East Bay and South San Jose. It's a veritable Real Estate Diaspora. Folks that would just as … Read More...

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Altered Criteria

One thing that always happens in hot markets is a buyers criteria gets reduced. In a slow market a buyer can afford to be picky and bad locations, plenty of needed improvements or schools that don't have API scores over … Read More...

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Over Reaching

Last week, a 2 bedroom townhouse at CityHomes listed for $758,000 got 21 offers and launched all the way up to $925,000. It was a cash offer, good since the last comparable for this floorplan was 3 weeks old and came in … Read More...

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Amateur Hour

OK, I know I probably sound like an egotistical jerk here...but here comes a rant. I'm not sure why this is, but so far in 2015 I seem to be running into more ridiculously amateurish real estate agents than I think I've … Read More...

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Exponential

A couple of posts ago I marveled at the listed price of the house on Beach Park that's up for $1,748,000 and a couple of posts prior to that I marveled at the price for the house at 908 Constitution that was listed … Read More...