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Moving from San Diego to Phoenix - Buy a house?
by just any guy in #housing   36 comments, latest 2 days ago
Well, my family and I are considering leaving San Diego area and moving to Phoenix. We've never owned a home and I have always felt CA is just way too...
Beverly Hillbillies house asking $350 million
by curious2 in #Housing   1 comment, latest 1 week ago
"The home of late Univision chairman Jerrold Perenchio has hit the market for $350 million. The Sumner Spaulding-designed estate, which is known as "Chartwell," comprises more than 10 acres in...
How & when will autonomous cars and construction affect housing and land prices?
by curious2 in #housing   15 comments, latest 2 weeks ago
PatNet has multiple threads regarding 3D printed housing and robotic construction, and recycling concrete. Concrete is now a better material than ever before, since the secrets of ancient Roman concrete...
Folding Houses
by curious2 in #Housing   Posted 2 weeks ago
"Ten Fold Engineering, a United Kingdom-based company, has developed a modular, self-deploying structure that can transform from a truck-sized block to a fully functioning building in less than ten minutes....
What if we gave everyone room, board and free medical care? A new deal 2018 !
by PeopleUnited in #housing   36 comments, latest 2 weeks ago
Suppose congress, or even just one of the fifty states, decides that effective June 1, 2018 it will provide three meals a day at government cafeterias (these could be set...
How Bay Area small suburbs create housing crisis
by tovarichpeter in #housing   9 comments, latest 2 weeks ago
Liam DillonContact Reporter Just beyond San Franciscos city limits lies 640 acres of land that could help solve some of Californias biggest problems.A developer wants to build 4,400 new...
Shiller explains why owner-occupied housing is a poor investment
by golfplan18 in #housing   127 comments, latest 3 weeks ago
Despite the fact that house prices crashed, wiped out millions of loanowners, and wiped out the illusory equity of an entire generation, people persist in believing owner-occupied housing is...
Robert J. Schiller on Why Cities Become Unaffordable
by in #housing   76 comments, latest 3 weeks ago
But the barriers may also be political. A huge dose of moderate-income housing construction would have a major impact on affordability. But the existing owners of high-priced homes have...
Real Estate Investors, Come on In!
by BayArea in #housing   2 comments, latest 3 weeks ago
Hi guys, We are in a hot seller's market, particularly here in the Bay Area. If you were going to buy investment property today, where would you do it? Are...
Considering buying a SFH. Plan to sell within the next 5-7 years. Any reason not to take ARM or Interest only loan?
by PeopleUnited in #housing   26 comments, latest 3 weeks ago
Any of our financial guru's want to ring in? #housing...
Should you buy a house that was remodeled without permits
by Chicago_Guy in #housing   11 comments, latest 1 month ago
I am contemplating buying a single family home (approximately $2.2 Million) located in the Bay area peninsula for my 30 year old daughter. If purchased, I will hold the property...
Homes in Dublin, CA
by crazydesi in #housing   34 comments, latest 1 month ago
Want to check if anyone looked at these homes in Dublin. They are selling homes starting price of 1.45M$ and selling fast, want to jump in buy, any expert opinion....
When Does A Home Become A Prison?
by BayAreaObserver in #Housing   Posted 1 month ago
In most markets, the seller, or supplier, makes their decision about adding supply to the market independent of the buyer, or source of demand, and their decision to buy. In...
Remodeling house question. Do I bother running wiring for land line phones?
by zzyzzx in #housing   16 comments, latest 1 month ago
And should I remove at least some of the existing wiring for phone lines that was added over the years, and looks like crap because they used surface mounted phone...
Heres how much housing prices have skyrocketed over the last 50 years
by BayAreaObserver in #Housing   14 comments, latest 1 month ago
If you want to buy a house this year, you may well be paying around $199,200, the median price for a home in the U.S., according to Zillow. Houses weren't...
Anatomy of a Quadrillion Dollar Scam
by someone else in #housing   6 comments, latest 1 month ago
By Zeus Yiamouyiannis, Ph.D. published on with permission of the author Introduction: Debts are never assets, yet debts have been defined as assets by banks, investment houses, credit card...
The Worst Homebuying Advice Some People Ever Received
by BayAreaObserver in #Housing   7 comments, latest 1 month ago
A home is one of the most expensive purchases you’ll make during your lifetime, so it’s natural to be somewhat nervous and little unsure about the process. You might talk...
Anyone have experience with QPRT?
by CL in #housing   6 comments, latest 1 month ago
Are they expensive? Any opinions pro or con regarding their efficacy, impact or anything? Thanks! #housing #investing #estate #trusts
McMansion Hell Website Returns - Zillow has decided to drop claims against McMansion Hell!
by BayAreaObserver in #Housing   4 comments, latest 1 month ago
Zillow and McMansion Hell have buried the hatchet. The company won’t sue, and the blog won’t use images from Zillow anymore. However, the blog's creator, Kate Wagner, will keep all...
by APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch in #housing   18 comments, latest 1 month ago
How many REALTORs are molesting children right now? How can a civilized society let this continue?#housing...
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