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Now Bill Gross (And PIMCO) Does Deflation

“There has been significant flattening on the long end of the curve…This reflects the re- emergence of deflationary fears. The U.S. is at the center of de-levering as opposed to accelerating growth.” – Bill Gross via Bloomberg ∙ Pimco’s Gross Buys Treasuries Amid Deflation Concern ∙ Promoted From... Read More »

Here’s A Spot, There’s A Spot, Everywhere’s A Spot, Spot

Following the lead of new zoning plans that are already in place for a few neighborhoods, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors have approved new parking legislation for throughout the city: “A new ordinance ends a rule requiring parking spaces at residential developments to be available only to tenants... Read More »

Yes, We’re Suckers For An Interesting Interface: Trulia Snapshot

Yes, We’re Suckers For An Interesting Interface: Trulia Snapshot

It’s not as efficient as searching, but it is likely to appeal to those who are browsing and visually inclined. And what can we say, we’re suckers for an interesting interface. ∙ Trulia Snapshot: San Francisco Read More »

Redfin Rolls Out A Few New Features Including Listing Data Downloads

Redfin Rolls Out A Few New Features Including Listing Data Downloads

A few new features were rolled out on Redfin early this morning. The one that almost had us at hello: the ability to download basic listing data for up to 500 properties at a time. As far as we’re concerned it’s a step in the right direction (in terms... Read More »

A Plugged-In Reader Recommends: 119 Hancock Street

A Plugged-In Reader Recommends: 119 Hancock Street

A longtime reader recommends taking a look, and we have to agree. If not for the Bertazzoni (in the kitchen), custom sound dampening (it is the lower unit), and lighting/green technology (“…the owner is an energy conservation and lighting expert, the remodel has been designed with Green technologies and... Read More »

Harbor Lofts Living For Less (If You Can Find It)

Perhaps the photos don’t do it justice (it’s looking a bit cave like), and it is a relatively small one-bedroom (and a loft “one bedroom” to boot), but it’s also Harbor Lofts living for $334,383 (and that includes parking). ∙ Listing: 400 Spear St #114 (1/1) 480 sqft –... Read More »

My Rent Is Too High, My Rent Is Too Low, My Rent Is Just Right

My Rent Is Too High, My Rent Is Too Low, My Rent Is Just Right

We can’t vouch for its accuracy, but as a “plugged-in” reader notes, rentometer.com might help shed some light on the question of what currently constitutes market rate rents. Potential landlords and junior analysts rejoice. And as far as annual increases go (again, for what constitutes market rate), we’ve heard... Read More »

Yahoo Unveils Underwhelming Foreclosure Center

Yahoo Unveils Underwhelming Foreclosure Center

Earlier this week Yahoo unveiled its online “Foreclosure Center.” Or more perhaps more accurately, a marketing center for RealtyTrac (and other Yahoo partners), a subscription to which is required in order to access any detailed property information. Based on a search in the Yahoo Foreclosure Center we learn that... Read More »

It’s Official: Welcome To SocketSite’s Real Estate Forums

It’s Official: Welcome To SocketSite’s Real Estate Forums

Looking for a rough idea of what it might cost for a down to the studs remodel in San Francisco? Or perhaps you’ve been wondering what’s happening with the condo conversion of Rincon Towers? Well, you’re not alone. And thanks to the SocketSite community (and Real Estate Forums), we’re... Read More »

Another Way To “Plug In” (And Never Be Off Topic Again)

We still haven’t worked out all the kinks, and we aren’t “officially” launching until Monday, but we wanted our readers to be the first to know: www.forums.socketsite.com Read More »