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FUTUREThe best way to predict the futureis to invent it.- Alan Kay Articles of Interest 8.14.07 Tighter restrictions on mortgages and rising foreclosures are increasing the volatility of the Bay Area housing climate. The market is involuntarily pushing away homebuyers, making it nearly impossibl...
KNOWLEDGEIf you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it. - Margaret Fuller Articles of Interest 8.13.07 The U.S. housing crisis is beginning to echo throughout worldwide markets, according to a recent Forbes article. Speculators agree a fallout could further depress U.S. housin...
FRIENDSHIPThe meeting of two personalitiesis like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction,both are transformed.- Carl Jung Articles of Interest 8.8.07 Multiple industry reports released today conclude the housing market will take it's sweet time to bottom out; forecasts ...
PURPOSEPurpose serves as a principle around which to organize our lives. - Anonymous Articles of Interest 8.9.07 In a rare move, Toll Brothers chief executive spoke publicly and candidly on the housing crisis. "This downturn is very different. It is the first one in my 41 years in the busin...
CONFIDENCEI was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time. - Anna FreudArticles of Interest 8.6.07 The yearly MLS Technology Survey was released by the National Association of REALTORS and covers an array of current trends, i...
ADVICENobody can give you wiser advicethan yourself.- Cicero Articles of Interest 8.3.07 On the heels of Jerry Browns 10K by 2010 plan, Oaklands Mayor Ron Dellums has yet to act as aggressive as his predecessor on housing initiatives. A prime example, Dellums still has not taken a stance on the ...
Articles of Interest 8.1.07 No one would ever know there is a housing crisis in the Bay Area with all the announcements of potential new developments in the news today.From a proposal of a 42-story luxury condo building in Oakland's Lake Merritt district to a 558-home development in Sacramento's ...