January 27, 2008

A photo from Morgan Hill

Thanks to Burbed reader Ek for this photo:

morgan-hill-ca-dec-18-2007.jpg

Further proof that Morgan Hill isn’t in The Real Bay Area, and that you need to visit Scott Murray.

Thanks Ek.

Comments (16) -- Posted by: burbed @ 5:54 am

16 Responses to “A photo from Morgan Hill”

  1. 3rd Generation Says:

    Those people with these houses for sale should call Steve in Silicon Valley. He is a real estate genius. Just ask him, he will help you.

  2. Pralay Says:

    Whole street for sale! First I thought these are new homes. Then I noticed mailbox and christmas lights.

  3. Austin Powers Says:

    Come on people those are all homes owned by Scott Murray…he is the well known and famous flipper from the other Bay Area of Morgan Hill. 1….be a real estate agent. 2….buy homes on NINJA loans 3…..Flipp them and make 20-25%. 4. relist homes for less than you paid ….pricesless

  4. Jim D Says:

    I think that the people of Morgan Hill are confused – they still think they’re in the Real Bay Area.

    Why, there’s only 2 3BR SFRs for sale for under $500k in the whole town!

    And this, where the rents for those same places are around $2300. Goodness. When will they realize that they’re not in the Bay Area? Soon, I think, given that picture above.

  5. ex-sunnyvale-renter Says:

    There are bigger forests of signs to be found in the “real” Bay Area.

  6. Tyrone Says:

    I just got back from a jog, and I saw something I found quite amusing. It was just an Intero agent’s sign. Her name… Leah Ball.
    Leah “Low” Ball

  7. Austin Powers Says:

    but guess what you can learn more about your agent.

    http://www2.dre.ca.gov/PublicASP/pplinfo.asp

  8. ex-sunnyvale-renter Says:

    She doesn’t exist, maybe her real name is Wun Hung Low.

  9. Austin Powers Says:

    no she does look by last name then , the first name

  10. Permarent Says:

    Ha! But two separate realtors just this weekend assured me that the housing market is JUST FINE.

  11. Bala Says:

    Look at yesteday’s Mercury News’ real estate section to see why Morgan Hill is not part of the “Real” Bay Area. If you missed it, here’s the link:

    http://www.jasperpark.acceleratedmp.com/

    New homes up for auction. $900k+ homes up for bids starting at $475k+

    Instant equity or is it?

    Will other builders follow suit?

  12. anon Says:

    What in the world makes up the “Real” Bay Area. A place no one can afford to live?

  13. burbed Says:

    See: http://www.burbed.com/2007/12/17/map-of-the-real-bay-area-investor-free/

  14. Renter4 Says:

    Gosh, that’s awful.

    I’m in a slice of “real” BA, and the “condo complex” next to me (really a clapped-out apartment building, with, I’m guessing, granite countertops) has been nearly empty since April 2007. It makes me feel a bit sad to see the dark windows over the hopeful signs.

    Not sad enough to *buy* in the building, though.

  15. John Says:

    Chip from Altera! He settled me down in mh, and was great!

  16. MorganHiller Says:

    This is new development. You will notices that the house with the Christmas lights in front does not have a sign in front. Today all of those home have been either sold or rented by the developer. While the prices of homes in nearby cities are dropping like a rock, Morgan Hill’s limited growth policy has helped protect housing prices. That is is a perk for living in a quiet, family oriented community a bit outside of the rat race.


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