Archives for August 2012

Funky Foto Contest Week 217

Kind of obscure, huh? Many thanks to blog reader Bill Hastings for proving todays pic! It’s a great one. The question is…where is this boat? If you’re first to tell me that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Sweet Basil Thai. All the rules of the road are available to view on the left hand […]

Terrible Twos

It’s been SUCH a weird year in real estate. Seriously. The inventory has been comically bad and it seems like just when it increases…it’s still strange in some way. Case in point…right now. Today we have a whopping 11 active listings in Foster City among condo/townhouses. That’s alot better than the 5 we had a […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 216

Lots of diversity of opinion about which park this was on Friday. Congratulations to Michael Sit who arrived first and stated that it was Farragut Park in Friday’s pic. Also answering correctly were Pak, Jeff and J Kwan. Michael wins the $30.00 gift card to Freebirds Burritos. Thanks for playing folks…see you again this Friday. […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 216

I’ll bet alot of you havent been up to the top of one of these things for awhile, huh? Me either…until recently! This weeks question…where in FC is this equipment? If you’re first to answer that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Freebirds Burritos over there by Costco. All the rules of the road are available to […]

Different As Night And Day

There’s many baffling things about the way banks behave in a real estate context. Maybe the most perplexing is how banks handle foreclosures. In Foster City right now there are two single family houses that are REOs that are the reason I’m writing this. One is at 921 Swan and is listed for $1,049,000. As […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 215

OK, it’s not the same Admiralty (this one’s a subway station in Hong Kong) but you get the idea. Congratulations to Nicole Fabris who was first to answer Friday’s question and wins the $30.00 gift card to Waterfront Pizza. Also answering correctly was Ellen, Patrick, Deepa, Matt, Anurag, Suresh, Meera, Shubrata, Harish, Mimi, J Kwan, […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 215

OK, there’s several condo projects in Foster City. Some of you live in one of them too…maybe even in this one? It should be a slam dunk iof that’s the case! This week’s question…which FC condo project is this? If you’re fist to answer that you’ll win a $30.00 gift certificate to Waterfront Pizza. All […]


I’m not sure why exactly, but I’ve never been an Elvis fan. He never moved me, maybe it’s because he was a tad before my time. Maybe it’s just because of the enormous amount of hype that follows Elvis image. Whatever, we’ve been visiting family in Memphis for years and I’ve avoided the big Graceland tour […]

A Different Perspective

We, I at least, get swayed by the prices, values and energy that exists around our area and forget that we’re simply a small part of a bigger world. Every few years we go back to visit family in Tennessee…specifically Munford, TN which is about 35 miles north of Memphis. The place boggles my mind for […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 214

Well, lots of you guessed Marlin Park…and you were close. Unfortunately it was Gull Park. Congratulations to Jeff Deeney who answered first and wins the Noah’s gift card. Also answering correctly was Daniel Lopez, Yee, Jim S, Tony, Larry Shaine, Nina Farabee, Jenn R and Suresh. Thanks for playing folks. See you again this Friday.