QuickLinks Seemingly Random QuickLinks: San Francisco Gets Less Surreal, Goldman More Mortal August 15, 2008 ∙ Carol Lloyd bids Surreal Estate Good-bye [SFGate] ∙ Goldman, JPMorgan May Prove ‘Mortal’ as Earnings Drop, UBS Says [Bloomberg] Recent Articles Avalon At Mission Bay Phase III (240 Berry) Rises Up Aside Arterra When Being “Priced Out Of The Market” Is A Blessing In Disguise Comments from “Plugged-In” Readers Posted by San FronziScheme 8 years ago I guess now they can finally slap “Advertising supplement” to the Sunday RE section. Reply Posted by AMinSF aka 44yo hipster 8 years ago the chron now just became more useless (sic)… Reply Posted by Anonymous 8 years ago Maybe she got a better offer from Craigslist. Reply Posted by JKD 8 years ago There is much speculation on sfgate about the Chronicle letting her go or eliminating her position. I don’t think this is the case. Carol is now living in Costa Rica, which makes covering the nuances of SF real estate a bit too surreal, even for surreal estate. Reply Posted by Anonymous 8 years ago Did Carol dispatch the column from her home in Costa Rica for the past 8 years, or did she just move there after saying goodbye to the San Francisco Chronicle? Reply Posted by Foolio 8 years ago Just another sign the housing bubble is deflating. Reply Posted by fluj 8 years ago “Just another sign the housing bubble is deflating.” Surely it is either that or one woman making a career change. Reply Posted by MysteryRealtor 8 years ago Her articles tended to be poorly written fluff. Reply Posted by anon 8 years ago She never did write that book that she had been talking about for the past 8 years. OMG – Did I just say that – how rude!!! Reply Add a Comment Cancel Reply Comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website The reCAPTCHA response was either incorrect or empty, please try again. Enter the two words in the box: Enter the numbers you hear: Trending Steph and Ayesha Curry Asking $3.7 Million for Their East Bay Pad One Year Later and Listed for 24 Percent Less at The Infinity Benchmark Mortgage Rate Hits Four-Month High, Odds of a Hike Up Bay Area Employment Hits a New High Pair of Noe Valley Passive Homes Fetch under $1,000 per Foot The Average Rent in Oakland Is NOT over $3,000. Really, It’s Not Sixth Street Rising: Insert Eight or Nine Stories Here Plans to Convert Storied North Beach Restaurant into Apartments Wine Country Industrial Chic Winter Has Come and Gone, Will the Ornate Interior Soon Follow?