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astrid

joined 08 Apr 2006   United States   4 links   14 posts   5,071 comments   ignore (0)   befriend   following 0   0 followers   follow astrid

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Bubble Bubble Everywhere
by astrid in #bubbles   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   364 comments, latest 11 years ago
Gold is now at $675/oz and silver at $13.88/oz. Do you think their prices will go up, down, or sideways (into government intervention)? Do you think there IS a...
To Serve FB
by astrid   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   274 comments, latest 10 years ago
Feel free to incorporate science fiction elements into your posts.
Ten Things I Hate About Big Boomer And/Or Casey Serin
by astrid   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   232 comments, latest 5 years ago
No love here, except love for fellow bloggers.
The Internal Revenue Code Made Me Do It
by astrid in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   218 comments, latest 10 years ago
Home buyers frequently cite the mortgage deduction as one of the primary reasons for home ownership. Do you think this is a reasonable argument? Do you think additional considerations...
Outrageous Flyover McMansions and Peso Palaces
by astrid in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   188 comments, latest 11 years ago
Per DinOR and Michael Holliday's request. The Baja housing bubble. Also. Do you know someone who sold their outrageously tiny California/NYC/Boston houses for an outrageous amount of dineros, and...
Build-UR-Own Housing
by astrid in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   174 comments, latest 11 years ago
Per Bruce's request: Please discuss your views about building a house from scratch v. buying and remodeling. Please share first-hand experiences and second-hand knowledge about building dream homes from...
Business and the economy in the post bubble world
by astrid in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   152 comments, latest 11 years ago
Ladies and gents, The mainstream media is finally recognizing the end of the housing bubble we sensible folks (A.K.A. bubbleheads A.K.A. JBR) have been talking about for years. I...
Are High Speed Trains the Transportation for the Future?
by astrid in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   137 comments, latest 11 years ago
Paul asks: For a new thread I’d be interested in hearing thoughts on transportation and how it impacts where we live. One thing I think about is if we...
Breeding the perfect CNBC reporter
by astrid   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   131 comments, latest 6 years ago
The last post is getting a bit unwieldy. Let's continue the utopia and eugenics discussions here. If you need a starter, here it is - pick four couples for...
And Now For Something Completely Different
by astrid   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   108 comments, latest 11 years ago
And now for something completely different. What? I don't know. Threads always end up going where the posters want them to go. However, here's something to start off the...
How is your local housing market holding up?
by astrid in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   82 comments, latest 11 years ago
What kind of percentage drops are you seeing in your neck of the woods? Where do you see the most weakening and where do you see the least weakening?...
What if they're right?
by astrid   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   74 comments, latest 11 years ago
Okay, let's just disregard all the knowledge of economics, history, logic, etc. So what if the market does exactly what David "Lerah" Lereah said it would do and continue...
Ask a JBR
by astrid in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   52 comments, latest 10 years ago
This is a creative writing thread. All posts should be treated as entertainment and do not constitute advice. Every post here (except for for this one) will answer the...
Why Aren't You Talking About Real Estate?
by astrid in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   14 comments, latest 10 years ago
Since we're experiencing a slow time at this blog, I thought it might be a good time to put up a thread to answer the occasional complaints about this blog's...

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