toothfairy


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What's wrong with Existing home sales?
by toothfairy on 2 May 2014   15 comments, latest 8 years ago
https://research.stlouisfed.or Looks on track to me.

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Islamic banking - no wonder why they hate us so much
by toothfairy on 3 May 2014   1 comment, latest 8 years ago
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I I'm just now learning that in Islamic culture charging interest or rent seeking is actually a sin. No wonder why they hate us so much.

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CME futures point to more housing price gains
by toothfairy on 18 Apr 2014   1 comment, latest 8 years ago
Looks like about a 20% increase between now and 2018 http://www.recharts.com/cme.ht #housing

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My house is worth more than at the peak of the bubble
by toothfairy on 7 May 2013   4 comments, latest 9 years ago
With those rent vs. buy calculators from a few years back I guess we should've been using 20% appreciation instead of 2%. but who knew? #bubbles

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Outline of the 1980's housing cycle. we are in 1981
by toothfairy on 11 Jan 2012   57 comments, latest 9 years ago
I found this interesting site outlining the 1980's housing cycle based on the headlines it looks like the point we're at now is about similar to 1981. So you've ...

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How do you account for land value in rent vs. buy?
by toothfairy on 3 Nov 2012   3 comments, latest 10 years ago
If you have a broken down shack that rents for $1k per month, but its sitting on a 2 acre lot. It will sell for much more than the ...

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Is a 10% rent increase unreasonable?
by toothfairy on 14 May 2012   55 comments, latest 10 years ago
I have a rental property where the tenants are paying around $3k per month in rent. Which was a bit high when they signed a year ago but now ...

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rising rents have flipped the rent vs. buy economics
by toothfairy on 15 May 2012   10 comments, latest 10 years ago

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Gold housing ratio falls to historic low
by toothfairy on 3 Mar 2012   77 comments, latest 10 years ago
http://www.financialsense.com/ This must mean something to the gold bugs doesnt it? As shown at "Point A", on an average annual basis, there was a previous modern ratio low of ...

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Here is the trend line
by toothfairy on 5 Feb 2012   20 comments, latest 11 years ago
This is the actual trend line which is actually much steeper than that one FHFA chart that keeps floating around here.

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I am switching my support to Mitt Romney
by toothfairy on 23 Jan 2012   3 comments, latest 11 years ago
I used to be in the Ginggrich camp but after a serious of statements including and his recent statement of selecting Sarah Palin as a cabinet member (I was ...

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you know changing your username doesn't take you off the ignore list
by toothfairy on 23 Jan 2012   1 comment, latest 11 years ago
Just thought I'd throw that out there...

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Thorstein Veblen's Theory of business enterprise
by toothfairy on 21 Jan 2012   Posted 11 years ago
For people who think the system is rigged. Thorstein Veblen should be your hero. This is also related to what's happening now in the housing market. Also this was ...

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Perry out Ron Paul now officially in last place
by toothfairy on 18 Jan 2012   Posted 11 years ago

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Ron Paul losing ground in South Carolina
by toothfairy on 18 Jan 2012   4 comments, latest 11 years ago
Now polling 4th just ahead of Rick Perry. http://www.realclearpolitics.c #politics

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Ron Paul on 3rd world sweat shop labor "it's none of our business"
by toothfairy on 10 Jan 2012   25 comments, latest 11 years ago
This is what Ron Paul said yesterday at a NH town hall. I guess the downside of liberty is when big business is free to ship jobs overseas in ...

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Ron Paul dropping in the polls as Santorum surges
by toothfairy on 9 Jan 2012   Posted 11 years ago
http://www.realclearpolitics.c according to the latest polls. Looks like Ron Paul had the weakest surge of them all. #politics

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Salesforce.com bringing 2k more people to SF
by toothfairy on 8 Jan 2012   2 comments, latest 11 years ago
Salesforce.com said Friday that it has signed a 400,000-square-foot lease in San Francisco worth nearly $340 million, the largest new office deal in the city in a decade. Read ...

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Why Homeownership Decline Is Only Temporary
by toothfairy on 19 Dec 2011   20 comments, latest 11 years ago
There’s a lot of hoopla about the pending death of homeownership in America; but is that just a lot of hype? According to Morgan Stanley analyst Oliver Chang, the ...

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So Patrick.net has been going for what 8 years? how much have prices fallen
by toothfairy on 19 Dec 2011   10 comments, latest 11 years ago
in nice areas like Menlo Park?

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renting is slavery too. Just ask these people
by toothfairy on 28 Aug 2011   9 comments, latest 11 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v although pitching a tent is always an option so I guess its not true slavery.

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Archie's mortgage burning party
by toothfairy on 9 May 2011   Posted 11 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v I thought this was pretty funny. I guess this is what we have to look forward to... #housing

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Rental market is heating up
by toothfairy on 12 Apr 2011   3 comments, latest 11 years ago
I listed my bay area rental house with a 10% rent increase and it looks like within 2 weeks I have multiple offers. I didn't really see this coming ...

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How much should a $650k house rent for?
by toothfairy on 31 Mar 2011   21 comments, latest 11 years ago
I guess it's sort of a strange way of looking at it but if the house you're renting would sell for $650k how much should it rent for?

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Does Patrick report positive news or only negative?
by toothfairy on 26 Mar 2011   7 comments, latest 11 years ago
I was going to submit this story about California jobs which seems pretty positive and you could say that it's related to the housing market. http://www.latimes.com/busines #housing

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Deadbeats get the shaft everybody else bailed out
by toothfairy on 16 Mar 2011   24 comments, latest 11 years ago
Now that the strategic defaulters and short sellers are out of the system generally the only ones left are people who did the right thing and are now getting ...

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636 S 11th St, San Jose, CA 95112
by toothfairy on 10 Mar 2011   4 comments, latest 11 years ago
This seems to be an amazing deal.

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San Jose is #1
by toothfairy on 30 Jan 2011   19 comments, latest 12 years ago
Cities Where Home Values Will Rise in 2011 "There are going to be very few markets over the next five years that will be good investment markets, and few ...

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Is this a gold bubble?
by toothfairy on 4 Jan 2011   59 comments, latest 12 years ago
Im not predicting, just asking. I dont invest in metals but based on the graph i'd be a bit hesitant to buy at these levels. Also this graph is ...

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There's a reason the low end crashed
by toothfairy on 18 Nov 2010   12 comments, latest 12 years ago
I spent the day in Milpitas ca yesterday and I swear the entire town smells like garbage! What is that smell? My point is that prices in places like ...

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Home prices only up 3.4% since 1980.
by toothfairy on 19 Dec 2010   14 comments, latest 12 years ago
but the actual price has tripled —- 1980: $166,946 in 2010 dollars ($64,200* in 1980 dollars) 2010: $172,600* Change in Real Dollars: +3.4 percent Median home prices in 2006 ...

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Home prices only up 3.4% since 1980
by toothfairy on 19 Dec 2010   4 comments, latest 12 years ago
but the actual price has tripled ---- 1980: $166,946 in 2010 dollars ($64,200* in 1980 dollars) 2010: $172,600* Change in Real Dollars: +3.4 percent Median home prices in 2006 ...

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Any hidden gem areas for rental properties?
by toothfairy on 3 Dec 2010   14 comments, latest 12 years ago
i'm looking at buying rental property Bay Area and I'm finding that the market is pretty efficient. About the only thing I'm seeing in my sub 200k price range ...

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Anyone know if you can use expected rental income to qualify?
by toothfairy on 8 Nov 2010   1 comment, latest 12 years ago
for a mortgage on a rental property? #housing

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Good news for Patrickans mortgage rates going higher
by toothfairy on 21 Oct 2010   6 comments, latest 12 years ago
http://www.cnbc.com/id/3977734 wont be long before economy has fully recovered and rates are back at 6% Then It will be a great time to buy? #housing

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is this evidence of a housing shortage?
by toothfairy on 11 Aug 2010   19 comments, latest 12 years ago
I did a search for rental houses in my local area and this is what I came up with. http://sfbay.craigslist.org/se There are a total of 11 houses for rent ...

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"Pay attention to replacement cost"
by toothfairy on 19 Apr 2010   2 comments, latest 12 years ago
Pay attention to replacement cost: It's a bad idea to focus solely on how much rent a property produces. Right now values are down 40% in many first-tier markets, ...

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"your house is not an investment"
by toothfairy on 18 Mar 2010   17 comments, latest 12 years ago
Anyone else sensing a mixed message on the front page. Patrick's new stance seems to be that It's a good time to buy an investment property but a bad ...

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Bay Area housing 'pervasively' unaffordable
by toothfairy on 18 Feb 2010   34 comments, latest 12 years ago
Housing in the San Francisco Bay Area today remains unaffordable to a large portion of the region’s workforce and the problem is expected to continue to grow with severe ...

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38 N Almaden Ave, San Jose, CA 95110
by toothfairy on 13 Feb 2010   1 comment, latest 13 years ago
This one is pretty impressive I wonder what the own vs. rent premium would be http://www.redfin.com/CA/San-J
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