January 29, 2008

$1.25 million house in Campbell

On Monday, we showed you what a $1.295 million dollar house looks like in Greenwich, CT where the income regularly tops $500k. Let’s look a house in that price range here in the Bay Area:

MLS-2.com: Property Details
1149 AUDREY, CAMPBELL,CA,95008 – $1,250,000

1149aud.jpg4 Beds 1221 Sq.Ft. Aprx. 2 Car Garage MLS#: 753932
3.0 Baths 10,890 Lot Size 59 Yrs Old Aprx. List Date: 2007-09-25

What’s new on MLS-2: Search by % Price Drop // Search by “MOTIVATED SELLERS”

Description – 1149 AUDREY, CAMPBELL,CA,95008
Fixer upper! Large lot over 10,000 sq ft, huge backyard,opportunity to build custom home or remodel. Located on quiet street, excellent Campbell location

Now, Campbell is clearly better than Greenwich – how do we know that? For one thing, it’s got the Egyptian themed Fry’s. TAKE THAT GREENWICH! Also, Campbell has… uh… prunes. What does Greenwich have? Probably nothing! Yeah so Donald Trump lives there… but just think of all the amazingly famous people who live in Campbell. Can’t think of any? Well that’s because they prefer to be private.

It’s on the first day and we’ve already given Greenwich a good stomping… let’s see what tomorrow brings!

Comments (7) -- Posted by: burbed @ 5:18 am






November 29, 2007

Quarter acre of land in Campbell + 2 people = $850k!

Reports

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1560 W HACIENDA AV
Campbell (Campbell) 95008
Detached Single Family (Class 1)
Bed/Bath: 5 / 3
SqFt: 2,580
Lot: 12,035 sq ft
Age: 53 years
List Price: $850,000
Assoc Fee:
Remarks
DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH* TWO STORY HOME IN ROUGH CONDITION WITH DEFFEED MAINTENENCE**VALUE IS THE LAND**LARGE FLAT LOT IN NEIGHBORHOOD OF NEW CONSTRUCTION HOMES*GREAT CANDIDATE FOR BUILD/REMODEL

Frankly, I’m not sure what “DEFFEED MAINTENENCE” is – is that when you starve the house so that it doesn’t gain weight?

In any case, that’s not why Burbed reader Sandi sent this to me – here’s what she had to say:

┬áHere is another gem…especially photo # 8 of 9…gotta love the owners,

1 laying on the bed and the other in the recliner. Looks like they can’t get up. MLS # 760244

Hm, let’s take a look!

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Hm. Nothing unusual so far – just another classic reminder to potential buyers of how Bay Area houses don’t need any further investment once you buy them… let’s keep going…

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Found ‘em!

So… are they included with the purchase price? Or not? One wonders!

Thanks Sandi!

Comments (18) -- Posted by: burbed @ 5:19 am

October 16, 2007

What’s $1.25 million and 1221 sqft?

MLS-2.com: Property Details
1149 AUDREY, CAMPBELL,CA,95008 – $1,250,000

4 Beds 1221 Sq.Ft. Aprx. 2 Car Garage MLS#: 753932
3.0 Baths 10,890 Lot Size 59 Yrs Old Aprx. List Date: 2007-09-25

What’s new on MLS-2: Search by % Price Drop // Search by “MOTIVATED SELLERS”

Description – 1149 AUDREY, CAMPBELL,CA,95008
Fixer upper! Large lot over 10,000 sq ft, huge backyard,opportunity to build custom home or remodel. Located on quiet street, excellent Campbell location

Did you guess a house in Campbell?

No? Oh.

Uh.

Well, yeah it’s a house in Campbell. And it’s a fixer upper! So it’s win win!

Just think: Buy it for $1.25 mil, then spend another $300k to build a new house. Presto – you’ve suddenly got a $1.55 million dollar house in the Bay Area. Now that’s something you can write home about!

And with a lot that big, you can easily rent out campgrounds for people to set up tents. Can you say CA$HFLOW?

You can thanks to Burbed Reader Sandi for this find. That is, if Sandi hasn’t bought it already!

Comments (3) -- Posted by: burbed @ 5:04 am

August 27, 2007

What’s $729,000 and has bars on the windows?

MLSlistings Property Detail for MLS number 740173
3974 W CAMPBELL AV
San Jose, CA 95008

$729,000

3974campbell.jpg

This Single Family Residence has the following features:
MLS#: 740173 Approx Age: 31 Years Approx Sq Ft: 1694
Detached Single Family 1 Story Contemporary
4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 or More Stall Showers
1 Shower over Tub 1 Tub Separate Family Room

Did you guess “A 1694 sqft house in Campbell!”?

No?

Well… uh… you should’ve because that’s the answer!

I really like the drought resistant yard that’s been added to this house – it’s very eco friendly. It’s fairly obvious that the next step is to pave it over so you can have more parking…

Comments (15) -- Posted by: burbed @ 5:59 am

July 24, 2007

$1 million Campbell house has "PLENTY of dual pane"

588 Hawthorne Ave, Campbell, CA 95008 – Property Details.
588 Hawthorne Ave, Campbell 95008
588hawthorne.jpgBedroom: 4 Bathroom: 3 MLS#: 716108 Square Footage: 2250 $1,010,000
Status:
Active
Year Built: N/A Parking Spaces: 1 List Date: 3/30/2007 Lot Size: 6098
Open: Sat 13:00 – 16:00 Sun 13:30 – 16:30
DESCRIPTION –
588 Hawthorne Ave, Campbell
ALL NEW remodelded home offers great location & Campbell living!! 2,250 sqft. of living spc. 4 Bdrms & 3 bath rms. Beautiful kitchen w/ granite coutner tops& NEW highest quality appl. Gorgeous oak hrdwd flrs. PLENTY of dual pane

I love how this house is over $1 million dollars, but yet the description is so… well… chump change. Plenty of dual pane? What, this million dollar house has so many windows you can’t count them all? And what exactly is “Campbell living” anyway? How does it differ than, say, Sunnyvale living? Is it more special? Does it mean “enjoy the roar of 17 all day and night”?

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April 5, 2007

We can't show you the upgrades! Too many!

MLSlistings Property Detail for MLS number 707634
828 WIDGET DR
San Jose, CA 95117
828widget.jpg$685,000
IMMACULATE 3 BEDROOMS WITH LOTS OF UPGRADES!
GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD AND SCHOOLS!

This Single Family Residence has the following features:
MLS#: 707634 Approx Age: 48 Years Approx Sq Ft: 1056
Detached Single Family 1 Story Ranch
3 Bedrooms 1&1/2 Bathrooms 1 Shower over Tub
1 Tub Family Room Kitchen Utility Room

That’s right…this house has soooooooooooooooo many upgrades that they couldn’t even enter the house to take any photos of them.

For now, you’ll have to enjoy the upgraded plot of dirt in the front yard.

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December 21, 2006

Campbell house perfect for Halloween – just $555,000

MLSlistings Property Detail for MLS number 669769
1681 BECK DR
San Jose, CA 95130
$555,000

1681beck.jpg

This Single Family Residence has the following features:
MLS#: 669769 Approx Age: 47 Years Approx Sq Ft: 1122
Detached Single Family 1 Story 3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom 1 Shower over Tub 1 Tub

Come on… admit it! This house would be great for Halloween – or any other scary event!

What? No other pictures? No way!

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September 27, 2006

Buy this $699,000 house to grow organic food!

MLSlistings Property Detail for MLS number 640005
1686 DUVALL DR
San Jose, CA 95130
1686duvall.jpg

$699,000
Just Reduced for You
Brand new kitchen w/luxury lightings
Shiny hardwood floor throughout
expensive marble bathroom,cozy dinning but lovely
Huge backyard for BBQ Party and Organic food you can produce With peace of mind ,quiet ,affordable,easy commute,what else are you looking for?
Come in and Get It before too late
For your Dream House

This Single Family Residence has the following features:
MLS#: 640005 Approx Age: 47 Years Approx Sq Ft: 1330

Sweet! I’ve always wanted to be an organic farmer. And with this house I can! I guess there aren’t too many people who aspire to be organic farmers as this has been on the market since late June.

Click here to post a comment -- Posted by: burbed @ 5:34 am

September 8, 2006

31% Price Drop! SERIOUSLY! Check out this Campbell house!

Does this house look familiar?

MLSlistings Property Detail for MLS number 630140
133 S 1ST ST
Campbell, CA 95008
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$550,000
Pending: Continue to Show

This Single Family Residence has the following features:
MLS#: 630140 Approx Age: 90 Years Approx Sq Ft: 756
Detached Single Family 1 Story Cottage/Bungalow
1 Bedroom Ground Floor Bedroom 1 Bathroom

It should! It showed up on this site on July 20thbut back then it was $800,000!

This is a clear sign that Silicon Valley houses are now under appreciated!

If a house that’s fallen apart can’t sell for $800k… then something is seriously out of whack. I demand a Congressional investigation! This must’ve been rigged. After all, it’s special here!

Click here to post a comment -- Posted by: burbed @ 5:34 am

July 20, 2006

$800,000 for a 756 sqft riot in Campbell

MLSlistings Property Detail for MLS number 630140
133 S 1ST ST
Campbell, CA 95008
133sa.jpg
$800,000

This Single Family Residence has the following features:
MLS#: 630140 Approx Age: 90 Years Approx Sq Ft: 756
Detached Single Family 1 Story Cottage/Bungalow

Alright… over $1000 a sqft for a 90 year old home – no big deal. Been there, done that.

Ok, so it’s in Campbell and not Cupertino or Palo Alto. That’s just a little strange.

But then comes the kicker:

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Why in the world would you post this picture your in real estate ad? I mean… seriously! WTF?

Click here to post a comment -- Posted by: burbed @ 5:22 am