Archives for June 2012

Funky Foto Contest Week 208

Having gone to the Giants last night and witnessed shutout-in-a-row number 4, I couldn’t resist a pic like this. The weeks question…where in Foster City is this diamond? If you’re first to answer that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Soons Tofu & Korean BBQ at Edgewater Place. All the rules of the road are […]


OK, I know I’ve been beating this topic to death this year…but I’ve never seen anything like the lack of inventory we’ve had. I month or so ago I was astonished that there were only 6 condo/townhouses on the market in Foster City instead of the usual 25-30. Well, I wish those heady days of […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 207

It was certainly easier this week than last…not giving away the prize makes it a bit more possible I think. Congratulations to Pak Hui who answered first and wins the $30.00 gift card to Chipotle. Also answering correctly were Nicole, Bill, Tom, Harish, Patrick, Edna, Nessa, Dave, J Kwan, Robert Costantino, Lisa Charney, Rich Chua, […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 207

A little late…but still here! This pattern is sure to be familiar to lots of you. This weeks question, where will you find this cool tile arrangement? 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 the left hand margin as […]

More Bad MLS Pics

Believe it or not, there’s far fewer of these anymore! I’m sort of disappointed too! This one’s a classic, huh? It’s actually the lead listing photo too. Yep…I sure want to buy this house as a result, how about you? Never ceases to amaze me how folks can’t pick up the average clutter to sell […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 206

Well, this was one of those extremely rare weeks whee nobody got it! Sorry folks…the answer is the fountain right in front of City Hall. Plenty of you took a shot at answering this but, alas, wrong answers. Try again this Friday, I promise to make it a little easier. Thanks for playing!  

Funky Foto Contest Week 206

OK, we’re back to taking a somewhat obscure point of view. This weeks question is to identify the location of this trough. It carries water someplace…can you tell me where? If you’re the first to do so you’ll win a $30.00 gift card Safeway.  All the rules of the road are available to view on the […]

Ebb & Flow

Strange thing about real estate markets…they are almost never stagnant. Real estate markets always are in motion. The market is very much like a river that flows. There are areas where it moves very fast, sometimes it rages and seems to have rapids that seem scary to the point of danger. Other times the water […]


Incredibly I got to go tonight. As intense as a World Series game. WOW!

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 205

Well that one was actually pretty easy, huh? Congratulations to first time winner Nessa Hessami who arrived first and wins the $30.00 gift card to Jamba Juice. It was, of course, the metal awning over the Amphitheater in Ryan Park. Also answering correctly was Pak, Ruchi, Chris, AQ, Bill, Dave, Jeff, Patrick and J Kwan. […]