December 28, 2007

“Story Book” house in San Mateo

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414 WILLIAMS PL
San Mateo (San Mateo) 94401
Detached Single Family (Class 1)
Bed/Bath: 2 / 1
SqFt: 900
Lot: 2,542 sq ft
Age: 78 years
List Price: $799,000
Assoc Fee:
Remarks
“STORY BOOK” ON A CUL-DE-SAC NEAR DOWNTOWN SAN MATEO. 2 BEDROOM 1 BATH. CHARMING GARDEN AND PATIO.

Hm, what story does this remind you of? The 3 Little Pigs? Little Miss Riding Hood? Jack and the Beanstalk?

“I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow this house financed with a 0% down NegAm NINJA loan down!”

Fairy Tales of the New Century!

Comments (9) -- Posted by: burbed @ 5:05 am

9 Responses to ““Story Book” house in San Mateo”

  1. 3rd Generation Says:

    This trashy dump is not worth commenting on. Does anyone wish to see some of the central valley carnage and sacto as well? I will photo and post soon if there is any interest.

    Happy New Year to All! Cheers to more assasinations!

  2. Mark Says:

    3rd Gen, I’m interested as I often visit Sac for work. Burbed, I’m also interested to see the sales history on this “jewel” of a house.

  3. New Zealand Renter Says:

    Look at the lot size, LOL! That is less than a sixteenth of an acre!

  4. ex-sunnyvale-renter Says:

    It’s the story of a bunch of termites who got together and held hands……

  5. rick Says:

    You got it right burbed, 3 little pigs are living in there, until you blow them away, or they are foreclosed upon.

  6. sonarrat Says:

    Sold 06/02/2004: $625,000
    2007 Property Tax: $7,485

    Even the Zestimates are putting all of the houses around it below $600,000. This guy is going to be eating it.

  7. BubblyRE Says:

    I have two suggestions for the seller:
    raise the price to $888,888 and then to make it memorable PAINT IT PINK!

    like the owner of this beauty in Stockton did.
    http://www.doctorhousingbubble.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/7-stockton.jpg

    It’s sheer PINKNESS makes it worth mentioning in the story book category of this post.

    With a great price and a hand of paint there shall be one lucky pink buyer for it, thinking about pigs all the time.

  8. Sprezzatura Says:

    The location’s not bad – on the “right” side of the tracks and halfway between B’game and downtown San Mateo – but that’s about all you can say for the place.

  9. Markor Says:

    I’ve been checking out this funny blog to help put Seattle’s relatively dirt cheap housing prices in perspective. One thing I’ve learned: Seattle is NOT the Bay Area, and that’s why it does not deserve to be so expensive.


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