Archives for May 2013

Funky Foto Contest Week 252

School’s almost over for this year…for some kids at least? Never the less the learning goes on and on. If you’re the first to tell me where this kid sitting on the globe is you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Noah’s Bagels. As usual, all the rules of the road are available to view […]

How High Is High 2

Just when we thought it couldn’t go much higher…it does! Some of you may have seen this gorgeous and large house on the wide water at 198 Shooting Star. It’s a large 5 bedroom, 3 bath place on a 17000 sq ft lot. It’s 4340 sq ft inside. WOW! It came on the market last […]

As Usual, Great Scores

As usual, Foster City is richly blessed with fantastic schools. The new API scores are out and, no big surprise, all of FC’s schools are WAY above average. Congratulations to everyone for making this happen. Here’s the total numbers for all the schools in the district. That includes the San Mateo schools as well:   Albion […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 251

You guys are fabulous! Really! Yes indeed, it’s Port Royal Park and congratulations to Pak Hui who arrived first and wins the $30.00 gift card to Jamba Juice. Also answering correctly was Ellen, Dave, Matt, Anita, Michael, Suresh, Patrick, J Kwan and Janny. Great job guys! Thanks for playing…see you again this Friday.

Funky Foto Contest Week 251

I sure wish that we me on that bike! Looks great. Anyway, this is a sort of obscure shot of an Foster City park. This week’s question is…which park? If you’re first to answer that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Jamba Juice.  As usual, all the rules of the road are available to view […]


As long as I’ve been in real estate the foundation of a house has been a major area of concern for buyers. For some reason the mention or thought of a house having a foundation problem frightens alot of buyers. Frightens them so much that they determinedly refuse to move forward with a purchase because […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 250

I guess I never realized how many chess boards there are in Foster City! Yes indeed, the one on Friday was located at Ketch Park. Congratulations to first time winner Ujjwal Kumar who wins the $30.00 gift card to Starbucks. Also, GREAT JOB for Shruti with the joke!! Nice! Also answering correctly was Shruti, Patrick […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 250

    OK, now this is really kind of obscure, but this week’s question is…where exactly is this chess board in the Foster City public domain? If you’re first to tell me that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Starbucks.  As usual, all the rules of the road are available to view on the […]

The Acid Test

It seems like every week I see some new sign of how distinctly different this market is from all others I’ve seen. Multiple offers are the rule now, but multiple offers on homes in terrible condition or in bad locations are happening as well. It’s simply amazing! Well, this week we have a true acid […]

How High Is High?

Well, the question really is how high will it go? There’s a house right now, listed by Karim Sarraf of Keller Williams, at 389 Tampa that’s on the market for $1,725,000. It’s a large 4 bedroom, 4 bath house on a large 7326 sq ft lot and the house itself is 3288 sq ft. There’s only been 4 […]