Archives for December 2010

Happy Holidays

What a truly strange and bizarre year this has been! Wonderful, painful, difficult, successful and even sometimes traumatic. I’m sort of glad it’s almost over. Meanwhile…I want to thank all of you who take the time to read this blog and who actively participate in it. You’re all wonderful and I’m grateful for the fun […]

Endangered Species?

Interestingly, the high end in Foster City seems to be changing somewhat. I guess what I mean by that is what was once a pretty active price range…that above $1,300,000 sure seems to be becoming and endangered species around here. A couple of days ago I noticed that there were only two active single family listings in […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 134

Lots of really good guesses on Friday! It was, of course, the Bocce courts near the Senior Center at Leo Ryan Park. Congratulations to Shrikant Iyer who arrived first and won the $30.00 gift card to Cold Stone Creamery. Way to go Shrikant! Also answering correctly was Bill, Trisha, Janny Lee, J Kwan, Leslie, Karen […]

Flash Mob at the Food Court

Very cool!!

Funky Foto Contest Week 134

On a day like today a cover like this sure seems important, huh? This week’s question is simply, what is being covered here and where is this? If you’re first to answer this you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Cold Stone Creamery at the Metro Center. All the rules of the road are available to […]

It’s Weird

2010 has been a weird year in Real Estate…there’s no doubt about it. Just when I think it’s going in one direction, it heads in another. It’s been about as volatile a year as I can remember. Many of the long standing “truths” about Real Estate have changed a bit too. One of those is […]

So Close…Yet So Far

In yet another classic example of a dog chasing it’s own tail…the San Mateo-Foster City School District is targeting private property in Foster City on which to build a new elementary school. Here’s how the Mercury-News reported it the other day: “District officials told the board Thursday that they plan to pursue talks over the […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 133

OK, we’re back again. This time the old data was recaptured (Yea!) but the posts we had on Saturday and today disappeared. Anyway, we can now see who participated on Friday before we went into hibernation. Our winner was Nicole Fabris who correctly answered first that the wreath above was located at Edgewater Place Shopping […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 133

Tis the season! Seems like these decorations have been out there since Halloween, but clearly we’re in the home stretch. This kind of scrawny wreath is located, along with a bunch of others, someplace in Foster City. Today’s question…where is it located? If you’re first to answer that question you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Chipotle […]

On The Chopping Block

Seems that Foster City has a looming budget deficit to the tune of 3.4mil a year. At a study session recently, several items were discussed that would make it apparent that their demise was inevitable. If the city council gives approval in January, FC will begin to scale back some of it’s services beginning next […]