San Francisco has become a hotbed for millennials. According to new research from real estate website RealtyTrac, between 2007 and 2013 the city saw a 68 percent increase in its population of millennials...RealtyTrac then tells us what we already pretty much knew: San Francisco is the least affordable city for buying a house and the fourth-least-affordable city for renting.
Bad News for Millennials! SF is Least Affordable Place to Rent in the Nation...And East Bay Ain't Much Better!
Curbed SF is saying Millennials are paying top dollar to live in the City by the Bay, but it's not sustainable!
Peep this old plan for BART. This would have been amazing to have now for the San Francisco Bay Area! Sigh. Hindsight is 20/20...
For comparison purposes, here is the current BART map below
We need to set the bar higher folks....starting by not showcasing your ding dong in your listing photos. Never mind the trash can, grandma wallpaper and dated vanity lights. For the love of Pete, put on some clothes! Cover up that Peter please! (NSFW pic here)
This is not fake. This is a real condo for sale for $389,000! Property description :
HERMAN CHAN: Gaysian Ryan Seacrest! Hosting Mega Luxury Real Estate Summit in Silicon Valley for AREAA!
City of Alameda Squashed This Guy's Plans to Build His Dream Home...So He Retaliated & Built a Spite House!
Talk about sore loser! The City of Alameda re-appropriated his inherited land, so he built this slim fugly eye-sore as revenge to block neighbor's view and light, a symbolic architectural "shove it"! LOL! The house is just 54 feet long but only 10 feet wide. Would you do this your neighbors? CityLab has all the sordid deets:
About a century ago, a Bay Area man named Charles Froling was just learning that he wouldn't be able to build his dream house. An inheritance had gifted him a sizable chunk of land, but municipal elders in the City of Alameda had decided to appropriate most of it to extend a street.
Herman Chan Media Correspondent Brings You Behind The Scenes for Mega Luxury Real Estate Summit Silicon Valley!
Who's The Boss: Angela & Tony Need to Sell Their House To Buy Their Dream Home...Can They Pull It Off?!
This episode has beaucoup real estate scenarios! Multiple offers, seller negotiation, contingent sale, and colorful realtors, flaky buyers and more!
Why did an Aussie Man Mortgage His House?! To Pay For $100,000 Penis Enlargement Surgery
Here's the long and the short of it. A man from Down Under felt so bad about his micro-penis (yes, it's true) that he mortgaged his home in order to finance a few more inches (hopefully!). Queerty has the dirty deets:
...in 2012, he spent $45,000 to try and increase the length and girth of his dong. To pay for the surgery, he had to mortgage his house. “Pre-surgery, I was 2-3cm flaccid,” Mike said, “and I’m now 4cm. My erection is probably around 7cm.”
Too Many Ding Dongs Trying to Sell Real Estate & Other Observations from Herman for 7 Sentence Interview!
I sat down for a quickie interview with Seven Sentences: Daily Inspiration for Creative People. I tell them what millenials want in a realtor and why there are too many ding dongs out there trying to sell real estate! (#truth!)
OUT Magazine's CoverBoy Herman Chan Discusses Why He Didn't Come Out of the Closet, Why Asian Guys are Sexy & His New Book!
OUT Magazine digs into my past, present & future. One of the most intimate interviews I've ever done, I tell OUT Magazine why I never came out of the closet ("I came out of the womb"), how my immigrant family reacted to me being gay and why Asian guys are super sek-siii (yet still marginalized?!) Oh, I toss in some of my property tips too!
Herman Chan has too many TV, magazine and internet credits to list. Born 35 years ago in San Francisco’s Bay Area, this handsome gay guy is a no nonsense and very funny property guru whose pearls of wisdom help buyers and sellers alike.
3 of the Top 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes Are in SF Bay Area, Median Home Price Over $3 Million
Citylab crunches Zillow data & finds:
Ten percent of ZIP codes in the San Jose metro have median home values of more than $2 million....In the Bay Area... housing has become so expensive that much of the middle class has been effectively priced out of home-ownership. Forty-four ZIP codes have median home values above $1 million, just nine have median home values below $300,000, and not a single ZIP code has a median home value below $200,000.
Wall Street Journal says:
Rent growth exceeded 6% over the past year in San Francisco, San Jose and Seattle....But household incomes have stagnated, resulting in a financial squeeze for a growing number of renters.
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