Archives for March 2009

The Finals!

The Finals! How about that! One last vote for all of the marbles (most of which I thought I had lost a long time ago…but that’s another story!). In the Finals we’re matched against quite possibly the best real estate blog in the country…honestly! is a constant source of inspiration for me and Ines […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 49

No question about it…it’s the entry bridge on Hillsdale from San Mateo to Foster City. I had to laugh at all the people who said to me “Hey, I know that place! It’s really gross down there!” Well, maybe I won’t go back there to picnic after all. Congratulations go out to first time winner […]

Final Four!!

Well, we’ve made it to the Big Dance…the Final Four! In this round we’re competing with a giant in the blogging world…Matthew Rathbun’s Matthew is also a big contributor at the website This is REALLY a David and Goliath kind of an event folks! Help little old FosterCityBlog triumph over this kind of […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 49

Unlike all the other bridges, you really can’t go directly underneath this one…so I did the best I could. This particular structure is unique in Foster City for one simple reason, and that’s essentially the question today. Where is this bridge? All the rules of the road are available to view on the bar above […]

Elite 8

Moving right along…. We made it into Round III, the Elite 8 in the 2009 Varbuzz Blog Brawl. Thanks to all of you for voting!! Now we get to do it again! This time you’ll need to vote four times, and in this round we’re up against a Marin County Blog written by Ginger Wilcox […]

Help For Jumbo’s

I was going to use a photo of an Elephant, but I decided that I liked this Hong Kong tourist trap better. Of course, neither image is even slightly relevant to this post so it doesn’t make much difference anyway! One of the most difficult aspects of the Real Estate business in this area has […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 48

It’s Baseball field # 5 at Sea Cloud Park. This one proved to be a tad obscure for alot of folks. Harish arrived first with “Sea Cloud Park” but I was looking for more details…and so our winner of the $30.00 gift certificate to Olives Restaurant was Alex Ousherovich. Sorry Harish! Congrats to Alex! Also […]

Sweet 16

Lydia thinks I forgot…I’m WAY to competitive to forget! Yes, we made it through the first round!! On to the vaunted Sweet 16 in the 2009 Varbuzz Blog Brawl…the winner of which will be crowned the “National Champion” Real Estate Blog. Your help in this endeavor is most appreciated too! In this round you’ll need […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 48

No, it’s not an ad for U2’s new opening act…as in U2 with special guest B5. The question is…what and where is B5? If you’re the first to answer correctly today you’ll win a $30.00 gift ceretificate to Olives Mediterranean & Greek Restaurant in Edgewater Place. It used to be Athena Gyro…My Big Fat Greek […]

Pure Excitement

Well…maybe not exactly excitement? What I’m talking about is the pace of home sales in Foster City. As of today there’s two pending sales in town…one of them is with a release clause, meaning the buyer’s will go through with the sale when their place sells. That’s kind of not a sale at all in […]