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  1. 34f3f3f
    May 30, 2008 @ 6:50 PM

    I guess that begs the
    I guess that begs the question of where prices should be given historical averages, and how far away are we from that?

    • Anonymous
      May 30, 2008 @ 8:09 PM

      I really like this way of
      I really like this way of representing prices. I moved to CA in late 99 and by late 2000 I knew housing was in a price bubble and I decided to stand aside. I’ll be looking to buy when prices get back to ~2000 levels.

      • moneymaker
        May 31, 2008 @ 10:36 AM

        Are there any
        Are there any indexes/charts/graphs that show rental prices compared to mortgages. The delta of these 2 should be very revealing,that would factor out market/inflation forces and show the true trend for future buying.

      • an
        May 31, 2008 @ 12:10 PM

        I think a graph of 30 year
        I think a graph of 30 year fixed monthly mortgage payment would show a better pictures when you compare it to rent. Since most buyer make their initial buying based on rental prices.

      • an
        May 31, 2008 @ 1:31 PM

        I took the liberty to run
        I took the liberty to run the number and graph it myself. Hope someone find this info useful.[img_assist|nid=7754|title=mortgage history start Jan 1987|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=466|height=276]
        [img_assist|nid=7755|title=Mortgage history start Jan 2000|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=466|height=290]

  2. Anonymous
    June 1, 2008 @ 12:22 PM

    I don’t feel like the
    I don’t feel like the mid-priced houses are back at 2003 levels. I’ve been checking out mid-range areas like newer PQ and nice parts of Clairemont. The 2003 comps on sites like are a lot lower than their current price.

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