Archives for February 2014

Funky Foto Contest Week 284

This one is actually sort of obscure. It’s one of the smallest parks in Foster City. Which one is it? If you’re first to tell me that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Cuisinette in San Carlos. As usual, all the rules of the road are available to view on the left hand margin […]

Technology

The last big item that’s powering this market is undoubtedly technology. In 2000 when this all really started booming, people didn’t use technology anywhere near as much as we do now. Plenty of people were downright intimidated by a computer. I clearly remember agents who didn’t want to enter their own listings because it scared […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 283

AS usual, great knowledge folks! Congratulations to Sam Robertson who arrived first and wins the $30.00 gift card to Safeway. Also answering correctly was Shruti, DCCube and Birgit. Great job folks! Thanks for playing, see you again this Friday.

Funky Foto Contest Week 283

OK, here we are again. This time with this fabulous water shot. This week’s question…what’s the name of this project in the background? The white places. If you’re the first to tell me that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Safeway. As usual, all the rules of the road are available to view on […]

Population Growth

Last week we looked at the high cost to rent as a factor in causing the growth of prices in this market and why, in my opinion, it’s not just a temporary bubble….it’s a reestablishment in values. Today I thought we’d look at how population growth around here also impacts prices and will for some […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 282

Yep, it was Killdeer Park on Friday…at least it’s the picture of the fish from there. Congratulations to Larissa Lindval who arrived first and won the $30.00 gift card to Kobe Japanese food. Also answering correctly was Shruti and Pak. Thanks for playing folks! We’ll see you again this Friday!!

Funky Foto Contest Week 282

Here’s an oldie but goodie and a bit of a challenge. In which park is this fin located? If you’re first to tell me that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Kobe Japanese at Edgewater Place. As usual, all the rules of the road are available to view on the left hand margin as […]

Renting

There are a number of factors right now that are contributing to the frenzy of growth in prices that we’re experiencing and I thought I’d talk about some of them in the next several posts. In my mind at least these factors all lead me to believe that this is more of a value reset…not […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 281

These were the little red roofs I was thinking about…congratulations to Ujjwal Kumar who arrived first with the answer of CityHomes and specifically Cityhomes Lane. Ujjwal wins the Starbuck gift card. Also answering correctly was Matt, Michael, Janny, J Kwan, Pak, Pushpa and Birgit. Great job folks! See you again this Friday.

Funky Foto Contest Week 281

OK, I’m back from a pretty nice and long vacation experiencing Chinese New Year in Beijing. Great time! This weeks pic goes back to the good ole aerial photos too. This week’s question is…name one of the streets down there in the area of the red roofs. If you’re first to answer that you’ll win […]