Feel-Good Friday Real Estate Reading

Housing Feel Good Friday Real Estate Reading

Charting the Housing Market – Charles Hugh Smith

Is Buying A Florida Condo Too Risky? – WSJ

The Foreclosure Report – ForeclosureRadar

“To reach the conclusion that there will be a wave of foreclosures, you have to assume that the banks either want to foreclose – they don’t – or will be forced to foreclose – they won’t. In September 2008 the rules of the game were changed to help the banks remain solvent, and since then it has been in their best interest to find reasons to delay foreclosures through whatever means necessary. I don’t see that changing anytime soon.”


Alameda County tries to salvage of its redevelopment projects – Contra Costa Times

High-speed rail board approves final plan for California bullet train – Contra Costa Times

Let the great bullet train battle begin.

Consumer Sentiment declines slightly in April to 75.7 - CR

The End of Retail: Why the Future of Shopping Doesn’t Need Workers – The Atlantic

Uncertain Fate for Urban Projects in California – NY Times


Feel-Good Video: Caine’s Arcade

Google’s evil stock split – Felix Salmon

How to Weaponize Office Supplies – BusinessWeek

Size inflation – a size 10 isn’t what it used to be – The Economist

A night to remember: Thunderstorm shatters records – SF Gate

About 1.2 inches of rain fell in downtown San Francisco on Thursday, breaking the April 12 record of 0.92 of an inch set in 2003.

A weather station in downtown Oakland recorded 1.26 inches, more than double the previous record for the date of 0.59 of an inch set in 2003.

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I am a longtime real estate agent who has pretty much seen it all during the housing boom as bust. With experience in selling high-end property and low-end foreclosures, raw land, short sales, development work, apartment buildings, and working with investors, I bring a well-rounded perspective to my work.I also have started to do some paid real estate consulting. If you have questions or just need some good real estate advice, book an appointment at http://whattodorealestate.com/In addition to selling real estate, my insights have been featured in The New York Times, The Big Picture, and regularly on Patrick.net. I have also done consulting work with ForeclosureRadar.Starting my career, in 2003, I have sold homes throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties, specializing in Danville, Alamo, Blackhawk, San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, and Orinda. I live in Danville with my three kids.

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