Archives for November 2011

Seoul’s Got Soul

My wife, Lesley, is a flight attendant with United Airlines and every once in a while we get to take advantage of her benefits and do some traveling of our own. Last week we had an amazing time…my daughters and I tagged along on a trip she worked with a 3 day layover in Seoul, […]

Thank You!

Even in this really kooky year, I’m very thankful today. Among other things I’m sure thankful for all of you have read this blog, have made it successful and have broght me business as a result. I truly hope that you all have a great day tomorrow! Happy Thanksgiving! By the way, this time it’s […]

About Face

Well, there’s been a pretty nice about face when it comes to Conforming loan limits. They were $729,750 as a result of the mortgage meltdown a few years ago but the Federal Government decided that the should be lowered down to $625,000. Surprisingly to me, the Feds decided last week to raise it again to […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 178

Great job folks! I’m honestly surprised how many of you got this…It’s the Sand Harbour Condo project and it is indeed specifically across from Charter Square on Shell. Congratulations to Nicole Fabris who arrived first and wins the $30.00 gift card to Baja Fresh! Also answering correctly was Shrikant, Michael, Ranjana, Erika, Larry Shaine, and […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 178

OK, now this may just be a tad obscure…we’ll see. This week’s question, which Foster City condo project are we looking at in this pic? If you’re first to answer that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Baja Fresh. All the rules of the road are available to view on the left hand margin as […]

Supply & Demand

It’s that time of the year again…low inventory time. Every year at this time folks tend to stop thinking about selling their homes in favor of getting ready for the Holidays and simply wait for the New Year to start the process. 2011 is no different than any other year it would seem. Today, there […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 177

There were a variety of guesses on Friday, plenty of opinions as to where these tennis players were. It was, in fact, Boothbay Park and the winner was first timer Kevin Nielson who arrived first and wins the $30.00 gift card to Chipotle. Congrats Kevin! Also answering correctly was Chris, Shrikant, Jeff, Mike, Desma, J […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 177

OK, we’re back! Finally! I’ll bet a bunch of you would like to be playing tennis right now, huh? Too bad about the rain! Anyway, this weeks question is…where is this tennis court? If you’re first to answer that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Chipotle. All the rules of the road are available to view on […]


Congratulations to Art Kiesel for being re-elected to the FC City Council and to Steve Okamoto and Herb Perez for their election victories last night as well. They ran well fought campaigns and deserve the win. Naturally, I was a little bummed that my cousin Jennifer didn’t win last night, but as active as she […]


Well, something happened that I’ve actually never done before…I missed a Friday contest. I was back east spending some time with friends and was having such a good time I forgot about it. Oh, well. Anyway…back to normal this week for sure. Thansk for hanging in.