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1   BayArea   5:29am today     ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

I agree with the post.

Extended periods of time where I've turned off the TV and put down the phone have resulted in me being happier and less anxious, no question.

2   BayArea   Aug 17, 10:07pm     ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

landtof says

A: yes, they have to avoid dual-agency and usually are certified negotiation experts to help get the price down and deal with other terms / inspection stuff. they will know the all important "absorption rate" for any given micro-market.


3   BayArea   Aug 17, 7:16am     ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

epitaph says

A pullback has already been underway for a while in some of the hotter California markets.


4   BayArea   Aug 15, 7:51am     ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

That title is truly eye opening, who knew?

5   BayArea   Aug 14, 9:50pm     ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

Way to go China!

6   BayArea   Aug 14, 11:02am     ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Thank you for sharing, I appreciate your honest account of the trip.

I was going to post a similar account of Paris from a recent trip, but so far haven't done so in any level of detail.

7   BayArea   Aug 10, 8:04am     ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

Should high profile democratic donors abstain from male prostitites more than others?

8   BayArea   Aug 10, 8:01am     ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Similar problem exists in the automotive industry when insurance is involved.

And they wonder why premiums are off the charts

9   BayArea   Aug 9, 5:21pm     ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

sinecure noted

10   BayArea   Aug 9, 12:02pm     ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   quote    

I'd be very interested to know what % of Google's work force support the Engineer's view?

11   BayArea   Aug 8, 11:37am     ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   quote    

The fact that the $900 bill didn't reach the homeowners is a little fishy.

Someone between the HOA company and the city had some special interest in this?

12   BayArea   Aug 8, 9:24am     ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

What your brother went through sounds like what the mansion owners above went through... A notice that never reached the intended recipient.

HOA, absolute hassle all around.

In the rental property I owned, the HOA required a $300 fee any time someone needed to move in or out. For what??

Despite paying $450/mo, they still hit all owners with two emergency assessments over the last 3yrs, totaling over $10K. My ROI was totally fooked those three years.

Like I said, even though I liked having the bushes trimmed and watered, I'll never be under an HOA again.

13   BayArea   Aug 8, 9:17am     ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

Dan8267 says

BayArea says

The workplace is not a forum to unload your personal beliefs or personal problems onto others.

Tell that to the Google CEO and Vice President of Diversity, Integrity & Governance.

Can't disagree there

14   BayArea   Aug 8, 9:11am     ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Patrick says

BayArea says

If you bring politics, religions, or personal problems into the workplace, you are playing with fire.

It's Google that brought politics into the workplace. This guy was objecting to it.

Patrick, you are saying that Google brought politics into it with their diversity initiates?

Not sure I can object there. But everyone knows there's nearly 100% chance of employment termination by pushing back on a diversity initiative.

15   BayArea   Aug 8, 8:50am     ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

My 2-cents:

The workplace is not a forum to unload your personal beliefs or personal problems onto others.

If you bring politics, religions, or personal problems into the workplace, you are playing with fire. Keep it professional and focus on work.

16   BayArea   Aug 8, 8:48am     ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Tenpoundbass says

This is just more gross Crony negligence for Liberal governed Zipcodes.

The irony is that there are some high profile famous liberals living in those mansions.

17   BayArea   Aug 8, 8:45am     ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Yes Tenpoundbass,

I owned one property with HOA (sold last month) and decided that was my last. The rules, the complaints, the rising rates, the emergency assessments, the failure to take responsibility... enough is enough.

18   BayArea   Aug 6, 4:34pm     ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike   quote    

France failing to elect Le Pen was a surprise.

Essentially said "rape me harder" with the choice they went with. So strange.

19   BayArea   Aug 3, 1:04pm     ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

Unions, the voices of logic.

20   BayArea   Aug 3, 7:20am     ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

errc says

Quigley says

Investor confidence is an incredible force for the economy. Funny how Obummer could never inspire much of that, despite his elitist mien.

Odd, didn't the stock market double under Obama?

No, you forget to mention that he sank it to 66XX in his first two months in office - March 2009 😛

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