Tag: real-estate

The Financial Wisdom of Seattle Billy

Last fall I meet a good hearted nice fellow named Billy. Actually that is not his real name. I’m protecting his real name. Billy is a college graduate working a white-collar job. Billy is also a financial idiot and to … [continue reading]

Picking a Real Estate Bottom

Every so often I’ll get asked when I am going to buy a house again. My response is not until after prices bottom. This is when I’m asked to give a date prediction. It’s not that easy. Instead of picking … [continue reading]

Not Building Equity?

One of the criticisms I received for selling my house in 2006 and going into the rental market was that I wouldn’t be building equity. Yes that is true. As a renter I wouldn’t have the opportunity to build [continue reading]

Home Prices A Year Later – Who Was Right?

Almost a year ago, I responded to a question posted on the SanDiegoBlog web site.

What are your thoughts on the San Diego real estate market? Can we expect that prices will level (have they already?) or decline in 2007?

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Selling RanchoSanPasqual.org

Almost a month ago I announced that I would be selling RanchoSanPasqual.org. I created the RSP site to help sell my house. My house sold. Now it’s time to reduce my commitment to this site. I have other projects that … [continue reading]

Real Estate Cassandra

From Wikipedia:

In Greek mythology, Cassandra was a daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy whose beauty caused Apollo to grant her the gift of prophecy. However, when she did not return his love, Apollo placed a

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