Who here doesn’t love overpriced crapboxes? Anyone? Of course we all do! Overpriced crapboxes are what makes Burbed Burbed! And today’s listing is not just an overpriced crapbox, but an overpriced crapbox with a mystery! And you will NEVER guess where it is!
Thanks very much to Burbed reader sfbubblebuyer, who has a house to sell you. Or maybe it’s a house to stay away from. I just know that buy it or drive 25 miles in the other direction, you will not forget this place.
SQ. FT.: 1,620
$/SQ. FT.: $355
LOT SIZE: 5,060 Sq. Ft.
PROPERTY TYPE: Detached Single Family
YEAR BUILT: 1956
COMMUNITY: East of U.S. 101
COUNTY: San Mateo
ON REDFIN: 84 days
5 BEDROOMS, 4 BATHS, 2 CAR ATTACHED GARAGE, CENTRAL FORCED AIR HEATING, FENCED YARD. UPGRADED WITH DUAL PANE WINDOWS, ETC.
Here’s what sfbubblebuyer had to say about this house:
I was going to post this to compare its crackerbox joylessness with the current crackerbox from Mountain View, but thought the listing history might deserve a post all of its own. I’m HOPING you know some people with access to the MLS for listing histories, because Redfin only shows it redacted, and Zillow seems to be ignoring the old listings history, but check this bad boy out.
On sale since 2006, and they’re still in denial! It’ll be their 5 year anniversary of chasing the market down on the 26th. Oh man, I want the juicy listing data to see where these geniuses started at and how they overplayed their hand for 5 years. How the hell do you try and sell in 2006 and FAIL? SERIOUSLY? They must have priced this bitch at 1.2 million or something to start!
Okay, sfbb, I feel your pain. And I found this: