Home owners and potential home owners

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  1. drippy

    drippy is a freethinker.

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    www.zillow.com is a remarkably good site that provides valuations and statistical data for free. Check it out.
     
  2. Sonscreen

    Sonscreen Casual TF collector<br><b><font color=#FF0000>aksm TFW2005 Supporter

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    Thanks. $658K for my neighborhood?!? :cry 
     
  3. drippy

    drippy is a freethinker.

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    That's cheap relative to my area.
     
  4. Nerd Bomber

    Nerd Bomber Consulting your needs

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    Nothing for New Hampshire? nnNOOoOOOOoOOOOOO!!!!!11!

    meh, i wasnt planning on staying here anyways.
     
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    My neighborhood is not present as of yet.
     
  6. Sonscreen

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    :thumbdown  Good grief man, where do you live?!?
     
  7. drippy

    drippy is a freethinker.

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    S.F. Bay Area.
     
  8. Sonscreen

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    Oh, well that explains it then. Isn't the median something like $850K now?
     
  9. funkatron101

    funkatron101 TFW2005 Supporter

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    My house info isn't correct. They list it as a 3 bedroom, 1 bath. It is actually a 4 bedroom, 3 bath. Still, they claim that 81% of the homes around me are worth less. By the time spring hits I think it will be appraised at around $230,000 - $240,000.
     
  10. CANNABIS PRIME

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    $140k in equity!! yesssss!!!

    time to aquire more property.
     
  11. drippy

    drippy is a freethinker.

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    Heh, I got an increase of $145k in equity in the last year alone. The sad thing is, it in no way enables me to acquire more property. :(  It helps, but not close to being an enabler.
     
  12. CANNABIS PRIME

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    ON THE CONTRARY...i too reside in the bay and having gone thru the process of real estate investing, it can enable you. its called leverage. you probably know that by being a homeowner but knowing how to use it can make you a savvy investor. if you would like to talk more or just have any ??, pm me. my wife is a realtor and i'm a loan specialist.
     
  13. drippy

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    As a CPA, I'm conservative by nature. Being highly leveraged is something I won't even consider. High risk can definitely = high reward no doubt. You call it savvy, I call it something else. :p  Thanks though! :) 

    As a side note, our biggest client in the office here is unbelievably leveraged. They run Carl's Jr. franchises throughout four states in the west. They make bazillions of dollars. I just couldn't bring myself to run a business the way they do...perhaps I'm just not destined for a bazillion dollars?
     
  14. Razerwire

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    I think once Viv graduates, we're ditching this expensive assed state... Either that or moving out to like Stockton/Modesto/Vacaville or something in the BFE where houses are actually afforable...:banghead: 
     
  15. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    Most homes surrounding my block are in mid 100's.
     
  16. drippy

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    *chokes*
     
  17. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    They're not bad places, and almost all of them are privately owned and rented to students.
     
  18. DarkAngelPrime

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    "54% of homes in the 55110 ZIP code have a value lower than this home."

    Let's hear it for my house being better than average!
     
  19. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite don't know nothing Veteran

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    Nothing for my area.
     
  20. Dark Magnus

    Dark Magnus Your opinion is wrong!

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    It's outdated. Most homes in my neighborhood are 20-30k more than the value they're saying. I guess it's good for ballpark figures, but you really need a personal appraisal to get an accurate picture of your home's worth.
     

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