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Communication and the Crash
by SQT15 on 28 Apr 2006  237 comments, latest 5 years ago
If there is anything truly unique about this housing bubble, it's the amount of information that is available to all of us who are interested. Patrick.net posts links to...

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How Do You Tell Someone Bad News?
by SQT15 on 5 Jul 2007  153 comments, latest 12 years ago
My parents, as I have mentioned before, are in the midst of trying to sell their house. They need to sell but they are completely unrealistic about the asking...

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Something Doesn't Add Up Here (realestateconsulting.com)
by SQT15 on 14 May 2007  207 comments, latest 13 years ago
John Burns Real Estate Consulting has put out in their monthly newsletter that housing if falling faster than is being reported. The housing market has softened much more than...

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Psychology of Fear
by SQT15 on 24 Aug 2006  190 comments, latest 13 years ago
Is it me, or is there a lot of fear out there? We've talked about the fear/greed cycle that drove the RE market for the last few years. The...

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What's Tomorrow's Agenda?
by SQT15 on 13 Aug 2006  109 comments, latest 14 years ago
After a 2 year tightening cycle and 17 straight rate increases, the Fed has finally decided to pause. What do you think the Fed will do next? Will the...

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When Can We Call it a "Buyers Market?"
by SQT15 on 1 Aug 2006  215 comments, latest 14 years ago
Scores of realtors® are throwing out the term "buyers market" hoping to lure buyers into purchasing the ever increasing inventory of overpriced $hitboxes that are currently on the market....

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What Now?258
by SQT15 on 3 Jul 2006  202 comments, latest 14 years ago
If there's one thing Patrick.net readers seem to agree on, is the current level of discontent. Threads seldom seem to stay on housing anymore while politics and religion become staple...

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FSBO's: Greedy or Smart?
by SQT15 on 1 Jun 2006  79 comments, latest 14 years ago
Have you noticed the number of "For Sale By Owner" listings in your neighborhood? Chances are, they're popping up more and more. Websites like FSBO.com and salebyownercalifornia.com are becoming...

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I'm Too Tired To Think
by SQT15 on 10 May 2006  272 comments, latest 14 years ago
I have come to the conclusion that it is impossible to suitably follow up on the last thread posted by Randy. I do not have the economic chops to try,...

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What's the Ideal Ending to the Housing Bubble?
by SQT15 on 8 Apr 2006  196 comments, latest 14 years ago
You write the script. If you could imagine an ending to the housing bubble that would meet all your expectations, what would it be? You can be creative or not--...

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The Anything But Boomer Rant Thread
by SQT15 on 10 Feb 2006  80 comments, latest 14 years ago
We've already had threads devoted to the boomer issue, and many feel it's time to move on. So let's talk about RE and try to avoid the boomer/race/political/gender/r tangents that...

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Beating a Dead Horse
by SQT15 on 21 Feb 2006  102 comments, latest 14 years ago
It's pretty clear most of us believe there is a bubble. It's also pretty clear that many believe the peak is behind us and we're now in the midst of...

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What Are People Thinking??!
by SQT15 on 1 Feb 2006  66 comments, latest 14 years ago
From SFWoman's post. I just had coffee with a couple of friends and of course the discussion turned to real estate. I said I would like to buy a larger...

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Parking the Wad
by SQT15 on 1 Jan 2006  38 comments, latest 14 years ago
We've toyed with the idea of a "Parking the Wad" thread, so here it is. Where do you think your hard saved cash should go?

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Are the Condo Coversions in Your Town Going to Sell?
by SQT15 on 1 Dec 2005  70 comments, latest 14 years ago
The developer's answer to the stratospheric rise in home prices seems to have become the condo conversion. What that usually means is taking a crappy apartment building, throwing a new...

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Do Good Realtor's(tm) Exist?
by SQT15 on 27 Nov 2005  123 comments, latest 14 years ago
There have been no shortage of would be realtor's who have entered the housing market in recent years. We've all heard the rallying cry of "Now is the time to...

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Social effects of the bubble
by SQT15 on 21 Sep 2005  583 comments, latest 14 years ago
Per Jamie's request What kind of social impact do you think there has been by the bubble? Are people any different because of the wealth effect? What about the social...

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The Tangent Thread
by SQT15 on 7 Nov 2005  166 comments, latest 14 years ago
Many of us have been here awhile, and while we think housing is an important topic (we wouldn't all gather her otherwise) we do digress quite a bit. One topic...

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Oil Shock
by SQT15 on 23 Sep 2005  276 comments, latest 14 years ago
By Randy H Oil Shock! It now appears that the US will suffer another severe blow to its oil refining infrastructure. With this being the second major shock to the...

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What's Your Gripe?
by SQT15 on 16 Sep 2005  91 comments, latest 14 years ago
We've all discussed the housing market to death. We've rehashed the reasons for the market being crazy and tossed around ideas on how to profit from a downturn. Now I'd...

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How will the bubble end?
by SQT15 on 18 Sep 2005  221 comments, latest 14 years ago
Per: Owneroccupier in his/her own words I would suggest opening a new thread where we can collectively think about how this RE bubble will end. We can toss around...

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Rate Hikes or Not?
by SQT15 on 2 Sep 2005  74 comments, latest 14 years ago
It's no longer just about oil prices, the economy is going to get hit with a MAJOR impact from Katrina. What do you think the Fed's response will be? Will...

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Environmental/Natural Disasters and Housing
by SQT15 on 27 Aug 2005  60 comments, latest 14 years ago
Per Veritas’ request: Florida has hurricanes, Las Vegas has heat, California has the threat of earthquakes-- not to mention thick unhealthy smog. As you look at buying a house, or...

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Why So Emotional?
by SQT15 on 22 Aug 2005  107 comments, latest 14 years ago
Here's the thing... Over the last few weeks or so a lot of threads have gotten a bit heated. For some reason talking about the housing market, and the bubble...

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The Sky is Falling
by SQT15 on 27 Jul 2005  37 comments, latest 15 years ago
There are always going to bears and bulls in any market, and it's no surprise when extreme views are proposed by those who live on the fringes. But what happens...
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