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Tag Archives: California
Graphic Real Estate
It’s interesting to look at real estate graphically… I’ve heard from numerous agents that the local single-family residential market has been strongest at the top where cash buyers rule. The lower end of the market is more interest rate sensitive. … Continue reading
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I’ve added a few new graphs showing home listing/sale and price trends for San Mateo County. Let’s be clear that affordability is an issue here. It’s not a debate. To purchase the average sale price home ($1,777,341 in June 2018), … Continue reading
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Photo Challenge: Waiting
We have a two-week window for the most recent photo challenge so I, of course, took my time… I caught a surfer in the act: waiting for the next wave. This challenge – Share a snapshot that shows a sense … Continue reading
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Trends suggest employment usually picks up in the spring-summer-fall triangle. We’re back to a typical foggy San Francisco summer this year. The employment data is in a fog, too. See June 2017 employment trends here.
This week Krista Stevens suggested we capture something, “Soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing.” Even a lifetime of 100 years is an evanescent moment in the history of the universe. Imagine how these roses … Continue reading
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Everything’s Coming Up…
…Rosey. Recent San Francisco Bay Area Home Price Data Here. Flower shot taken at the California Nursery Historical Park, Fremont, California.
Ben Huberman asked us to show Dense. Having driven there yesterday, I immediately thought of downtown San Francisco. How dense? Around 18,489 persons per square mile per the California Department of Finance.
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Coastal California has two seasons: Winter Green and Summer Brown. It doesn’t rain much here from April to October. During the dry season the grassy hillsides turn shades of brown. Having grown up on the East Coast I was used … Continue reading
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A Gray Day… in California
Where’s the Sunshine? Well, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)… “Total nonfarm payroll employment (U.S.) increased by 235,000 in February (2017), and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics … Continue reading
Photo Challenge: Against the Odds
It’s hump day and Michelle Weber decided to throw down a photo challenge to the wordPress community to, “…share a photo that says ‘against the odds.’” In looking back at my archives I stopped in November of 2016. It was … Continue reading