|From Brooklyn to California, Housing Bubble Threat Grows |
By Patrick in Menlo Park CA 94025 11 comments, latest 17 minutes ago:
lostand confused says It depends. In my complex , I thought I got a good deal , but they had several vacancies and they dropped rent by over 200 bucks a month. Then it got...
|Housing market showing signs of bubbling |
By Patrick in Menlo Park CA 94025 2 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
EastCoastBubbleBoy says Which norm? The norm from 2000-2004? Or the more longer term norm (which you can get from a graph of the Case Shiller index- I can't find the link handy). I'm just wondering...
|Signs of new housing bubble in several areas |
By Patrick in Menlo Park CA 94025 3 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
pkennedy says Your only point missing is that home owners haven't really had a chance to buy yet. Only investors. So after prices go up further and investors back out will the avg home owner...
|Taxing Vacant Property |
By Patrick in Menlo Park CA 94025 5 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
thomaswong.1986 says fedwatcher says If interest on a mortgage is deductible than why not the interest on a motor home loan or a boat loan? Interest deductions were made as 'tax relief' measures when rates...
|Zell says buying houses as investment bad idea |
By tovarichpeter in South San Francisco CA 94080 9 comments, latest 9 hours ago:
JodyChunder says New Renter says I hear it's a mans world down there in Chunderville. It's a gas out here. Get outta that snoozerific backwater and come visit. I'll buy you a lap dance and...
|U.S. budget deficit falling rapidly |
By tovarichpeter in South San Francisco CA 94080 14 comments, latest 9 hours ago:
adarmiento says iwog says Warren Buffet in June 2011 Like I said, Warren Buffett's investing time horizon is very long term. Buying a SFH now as a rental property is a smart move if you...
|Fed hawks call for retreat from mortgage stimulus |
By Patrick in Menlo Park CA 94025 posted 10 hours ago:
http://www.reuters.com/article Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks about the concept of breaking up 'too big to fail' banks to a breakout group at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor,...
|Ground report from Cupertino |
By LarryPatrickMaloney in Mountain View CA 94041 18 comments, latest 12 hours ago:
thomaswong.1986 says LarryPatrickMaloney says Anybody else make this observation? Pity you didnt drop by valco mall.. and see how dead it looks.
|The dollar is worth too much |
By tovarichpeter in South San Francisco CA 94080 6 comments, latest 15 hours ago:
adarmiento says gsr says It is a double whammy for common people. Very true, but I imagine it would get the financial house in order twice as fast though. This is kind of like what...
|Housing Starts in U.S. Fell in April to Five-Month Low |
By Patrick in Menlo Park CA 94025 6 comments, latest 17 hours ago:
Patrick says RentingForHalfTheCost says Nice to see the "limited supply of land" card being used again by the Realtors. Things never change. Fear is a great selling tool. Exactly! This canard is used over and...
|Would shorter amortizations make the housing market safer? |
By Patrick in Menlo Park CA 94025 12 comments, latest 17 hours ago:
robertoaribas says Patrick says It would be safer for everyone for their to be no downpayments all all, only cash or FU. Prices would be much lower and responsible people who save could pay cash....
|Exporting housing |
By tovarichpeter in South San Francisco CA 94080 posted 19 hours ago:
http://www.slate.com/blogs/mon You know what sounds like could provide a huge lift to the American labor market? Suppose a bunch of rich foreigners decided they wanted to buy expensive items manufactured right here in the United...
|Free Patrick.net Bumper Stickers |
By Patrick in Menlo Park CA 94025 36 comments, latest 19 hours ago:
lostand confused says appespome says Hello everyone! Today to discuss the Global Forum for high-quality shoes. You have a forum for high quality shoes???
|OAS says No more drug war in Latin America |
By tovarichpeter in South San Francisco CA 94080 3 comments, latest 22 hours ago:
The Professor says Drug laws should be a state rights issue. Prohibition is always about controlling people not substances. Declaring war on a concept like terrorism or an inanimate object like drugs will always fail...
|Sex abuse of inmates rampant in American jails |
By tovarichpeter in South San Francisco CA 94080 3 comments, latest 1 day ago:
lostand confused says Remember many in prison are there on drug charges or other such choices-which in a free country-oh well.
|bmwman91's Buying Adventure Log |
By bmwman91 in Mountain View CA 94043 233 comments, latest 1 day ago:
New Renter says EBGuy says On the used fridge front -- driving around looking at someones old fridge is not my idea of fun (YMMV). Does it smell? Does it work (and does it work...
|New California gun law takes effect |
By tovarichpeter in South San Francisco CA 94080 posted 1 day ago:
http://www.sacbee.com/2013/05/ A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays. Though signed by Gov. Arnold...
|Consumers Reports says Tesla World's most perfect car |
By tovarichpeter in South San Francisco CA 94080 5 comments, latest 1 day ago:
EBGuy says Tesla’s market capitalization has risen by more than $4 billion since May 8, hitting a high of $10.7 billion as of Thursday’s close. As a point of comparison, Staples, Tiffany NYSE Euronext and...
|Obama budget proposal would cut deficit by one trillion dollars |
By tovarichpeter in South San Francisco CA 94080 2 comments, latest 1 day ago:
robertoaribas says mmmarvel says Hahahahahahaha - and there will be little fairy princesses and pink unicorns will fart rainbows too. actually, you are an idiot. the deficit is falling faster RIGHT NOW, than almost any...
|Housing starts plummet |
By tovarichpeter in South San Francisco CA 94080 132 comments, latest 1 day ago:
robertoaribas says Bigsby says If you weren't joking, that's a shame. Some of the street food in Asia is spectacular. And that is not a joke. And to say that locals don't eat it is...