A Chart is Worth 1000 Words

A couple of months ago (gasp!) I promised to post my favorite charts from the UC Berkeley Fisher School of Real Estate and Urban Economics’ symposium on the state of the market.   I then got swamped working on my own development project up in Windsor, north of Santa Rosa, and all my blogging came to a halt.  Without further ado, here are a few of my favorite charts from the conference.  In most cases, I’ll let them speak for themselves.

Delinquency Rates
Foreclosure rates
Loans at or near negative equity

Loans Experiencing Payshock

Here’s Why Jumbo Mortgage Delinquencies Are 50% Above Average And Rising ...  Additional Details

One of the Other Things I Do: Windsor Live+Work

I’ve been itching to do some posts and I have some interesting info coming on TICS (Tenancy-In-Common Interests) vs.  condos.  However, the last few weeks have been taken up readying my development project, Windsor Live+Work, for a major re-submission to the Town of Windsor (we’re talking just north of Santa Rosa, folks, not the seat of the British Monarch).  Windsor Live+Work is a 12 unit live/work project that combines some beautiful and innovative architectural design with forward-thinking urban planning ideas and “green” construction standards.  Here’s the 3D rendering, which I received just last week (click — it looks really good big!). ...  Additional Details

…And what $850,000 buys in Noe Valley

4317 24th Street @ Douglass originally listed back in October for a cool $995,000.  It’s advertised as a  4 BR/2.5 BA.  (Ahem.  This is a fixer folks.)


Interesting to note that 4209 24th Street, just a block away and very much a fixer along the same lines,  sold in December 08 for $896,000.  That was $11,000 above the asking price.

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