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Explain prices in cities like Cupertino
by Goran_K   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   309 comments, latest 5 years ago
According to Redfin, Cupertino's median sold price has actually gone up since 2010, unlike other cities. I'm guessing low inventory, lots of foreign (asian) buyers, and prime location have skewed...
Anyone here feel cheated?
by Goran_K in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   196 comments, latest 5 years ago
If you don't want to live in an apartment for 20 years, you're forced to participate in a ponzi scheme and overpay for a home. You want to live in...
Low inventory showing the bottom? Nope, S&P shows 46 months of "Shadow"
by Goran_K in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   184 comments, latest 5 years ago
It will take 46 months to clear the market’s supply of distressed homes, or the shadow inventory, according to estimates from Standard & Poor’s Rating Services based on first-quarter...
Californians: Why do you stay?
by Goran_K in #housing   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (1)   177 comments, latest 3 years ago
Seems like there is a lot of discussion/discourse on here about living cost, and a lot of it comes from people who list California as their home state. My question...
I sold all my real estate in 2016
by Goran_K in #realestate   ↑ like (25)   ↓ dislike (1)   105 comments, latest 7 months ago
I know this isn't a real estate website any longer, but it was when I joined years ago and enjoyed the company of the "bears" and "bulls". I thought I'd...
Who will the boomers sell their homes to?
by Goran_K   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (1)   88 comments, latest 4 years ago
Over half of new college grads unemployed and in heavy debt The FY 2009 three-year default rates -- which the Department views as more indicative of ultimate defaults --...
Friend is a serial cheater, he has wife and kids... should I rat him out?
by Goran_K   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   87 comments, latest 4 years ago
I work with a huge client in Los Angeles a couple of days a week. It's pretty lucrative work, and this client alone accounts for about 20% of my businesses...
Whoa, no more housing forum?
by Goran_K in #housing   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (2)   81 comments, latest 2 years ago
Haven't been back to Pat net in a while. Completely different. Looks like no more housing bubble discussion?#housing
Someone at my Client's office smells like ass, what should I do?!
by Goran_K   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   70 comments, latest 3 years ago
Started working with a new client at the beginning of July based in Newport Beach. They're a startup in the energy field, and I'm working with them as a consultant...
Should Angela Corey be fired and face prison time for obstruction of justice?
by Goran_K in #crime   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (1)   69 comments, latest 4 years ago
She bypassed a grand jury, lied on her affidavit to the court, overcharged Zimmerman and failed to provide an honest evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of her case to...
Lower prices but even lower inventory?
by Goran_K   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   57 comments, latest 5 years ago
I only track prices and inventory in Orange County, so it will vary for some. But here are some stats: YOY, prices are down about 5% to 6% in OC....
Detroit becomes largest city bankruptcy in U.S history
by Goran_K   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (2)   46 comments, latest 4 years ago
The motor city $20 billion in debt. How did it get to this?...
Friend became homeless recently
by Goran_K   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike   44 comments, latest 4 years ago
Friend called me over the weekend. Said he got kicked out of his apartment in Orange County. He was in a Panda Express enjoying a meal. I drove over to...
Are agents/realtors feeling the pinch of low inventory?
by Goran_K in #housing   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   41 comments, latest 5 years ago
For instance in Irvine, inventory is down about 18% month over month, but in that same period, sales dropped by nearly 22% as well (which is kind of what you...
Former Landlord asking me politely for more money for cleaning/fixing
by Goran_K in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   41 comments, latest 4 years ago
As I posted back in January/February, I bought a new place in Laguna Beach. After 8 years of renting, I finally found a place that made sense to buy financially...
Is it legal to list a home on the MLS without disclosing known mold issues?
by Goran_K   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   39 comments, latest 5 years ago
Offered on a short sale in Southern California. Went through inspections, and about 3 weeks from closing, get positive lab result of mold (Stachybotrys chartarum). I write a counter saying...
Goran: Joining the debt slaves?
by Goran_K in #housing   ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike (1)   37 comments, latest 4 years ago
I've been a long time lurker, and a member since 2011. I love Patrick and his site, bought his book, and really liked the community here (although the school yard...
Is the tide turning in Real Estate? 10 year treasury note rising fast!
by Goran_K in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   29 comments, latest 4 years ago
If you keep up with the 10 year treasury note and understand the relationship with mortgage rates, something interesting has been happening the past 3 months. Since hitting an all-time...
High Priced Vancouver full of empty condos
by Goran_K   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   28 comments, latest 4 years ago
UBC planner Andrew Yan's research raises questions about whether the city is turning into a high-end resort or a haven for offshore investment....
Seems like the Democrats have officially embraced a policy of defeat for the next 8 years
by Goran_K   ↑ like (8)   ↓ dislike   27 comments, latest 1 month ago
Let me start off by saying, I'm actually a Centrist, more libertarian than conservative or left. On many issues I am "progressive", and on other subjects I am conservative....

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