Archives for January 2012

How Flexible Is The Seller?

It never fails. Seems like any time I get a new listing, in the first hour of the first open house somebody inevitably asks me this question. ” Is the seller flexible on price?” Honestly, that’s really an astonishingly stupid question…isn’t it? Is there anybody that you know on Earth who puts their home on […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 186

OK, now this photo has no relationship to the project in question in Foster City (ours aren’t Apartments either) but there is no sign here telling folks you’re at Nantucket Cove. So I jury rigged a shot cause I needed a picture. Congratulations to Jenny Lo who answered first and wins the $30.00 gift card […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 186

OK, I think this week is going to be hard…we’ll see? The question du jour is which townhouse project is this in Foster City? If you’re first to answer that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Jamba Juice. All the rules of the road are available to view on the left hand margin as […]

Foster City 2011 Condo/Townhouse Statistics

How about the other side of the market? Condos/Townhouses? Sort of a similar scenario to what we saw with houses on Tuesday. In 2008 108 units sold in Foster City. Interestingly, and also inexplicably, 144 units sold in 2009 and in 2010 we had 135 sales in this category. In 2011 we had 152 units […]

Foster City 2011 Statistics

It really seemed to me for most of last year that the market was slower in Foster City than it was in some of the neighboring communities. Oddly enough, there was more activity in 2011 but prices wne down. I felt like 2010 was a good year but last year seemed slower to me. Anyway…in […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 185

Good knowledge on Friday folks! Several of you nailed it and congratulations to  Anita Reimann who got there first and wins the $30.00 gift card to Safeway. Also answering correctly were Bill, Mike, Kevin, Alex O, Debbie, Michael, Justin B, Suresh, Shrikant, Mike, Leslie, Jeff Pounder, Ling, Debbie and J Kwan. Some of you played […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 185

Well, this sure isn’t a picture taken today, huh? There’s several parks in Foster City that have fields for soccer, this weeks question…which park is this? If you’re first to answer this question you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Safeway. All the rules of the road are available to view on the left hand margin […]

Highs and Lows 2011-Condo/Townhouses

MOST EXPENSIVE CONDO/TOWNHOUSE: 712 Zumwalt This waterfront townhouse at Harborside, a 4 bedroom unit sold for $818,000 and went with multiple offers. HIGHEST PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT: 1027 Rudder at Bayfront Court. This 2 bedroom waterfront sold for $688,000, or $502.00 a square foot. Waterfronts are nice… LOWEST PRICED CONDO/TOWNHOUSE: 3103 Admiralty Lane. That’s the only […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 184

Hey, it’s a Holiday, sorry I’m late. Of course that red roof from Friday was on McDonalds in FC. Congratulations to Pak Hui who was first and wins the $30.00 Starbucks gift card. Also answering correctly was Allie, erika Jahnke, Dana Ferri, Ellen, Larry, Divine, Kevin and Bill. Good knowledge folks! See you again this […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 184

Seeing red? Come on…it’s Friday the 13th. Red’s the color of the day. This week’s question, where exactly is this red roof. If you’re first to answer that you’ll win a $30.00 Starbucks gift card. All the rules of the road are available to view on the left hand margin as well as on the […]