Friday, March 16, 2018

FRIDAY - throwing the dice where it can't be seen

- 2018’s Happiest Cities in America - Three are in California
- 10 Best Reasons To Go To San Jose
- Bay Area job market ‘defies gravity,’ economists say
- The NAR is talking to Silicon Valley tech giants, but won’t say why
- Cryptocurrency Set To Disrupt The Trillion Dollar Real Estate Industry
- 15 Great Design-Minded Uses for LED Lighting
- Extreme Herb Gardening for Extreme Flavor


Friday, March 9, 2018

FRIDAY - get off the couch

- California homeowners receive $6 billion a year in subsidies — 15 times more than renters, report finds
- Hardest state to find empty housing? California!
- Calif. Fire Victims Turn to Quick Prefabs
- Confidence Among Homeowners, Homebuyers on Diverging Paths
- Foreign Buyers Coming to U.S. Are Changing
- How to Choose the Right Color Temperature of LED Lightbulb
- How to Refresh Your Dining Room on a Budget


Friday, March 2, 2018

FRIDAY - green eggs and ham

- More browsers, fewer home buyers in hot Bay Area real estate market
- Sight-unseen bids show craziness of SF real estate market, and 2 other Calif. cities are worse
- Pulte spends nearly $103M on San Jose site slated for hundreds of homes
- Explore today’s cheapest rentals in San Jose
- How a shortage of construction workers is making our crisis worse
- What Does Your Attic Want to Be When It Grows Up?
- 7 Ways to Make Your Stairs Stand Out

extra credit:
- New York Will Never Be Silicon Valley. And It's Good With That


Friday, February 23, 2018

FRIDAY - skip the straw, drink from the cup

- Where are Homes Selling the Fastest?
- Buying a Home in San Francisco Is About to Get Even Harder
- Homeowners are using rental income earned through Airbnb to refinance mortgages
- Lack of Housing Inventory and Deleterious Effects of Affordability Take Toll on January Home Sales
- Proposition 13 rollback pushing to make ballot
- Stylish 500-Square-Foot Backyard Unit Packs It All In
- How to Get More Plants for Free