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Happy New Year?

Original post made on Jan 5, 2009

For those worried about the economy and their investments, it may not seem like a very happy New Year. However, it is times like these that we should stop and reflect upon our long-term blessings.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, January 2, 2009, 12:00 AM

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Posted by concerned reader, a resident of Vineyard Hills
on Jan 5, 2009 at 12:16 pm

"The buyers are returning," said Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors chief economist. "And in such a strong way that now we are hearing in some cases there is multiple bidding, which hints that maybe pricing is reaching a bottom point. But inventory remains high."

HA -- He is paid to say upbeat things about Real Estate, regardless of reality.

Look at what the last guy who had his job now says:

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Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jan 5, 2009 at 2:34 pm

Sheeeeeeeeeesh...


Posted by Artemis, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 6, 2009 at 4:39 pm

I thought you were off skiing with the in crowd, Cholo...


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jan 6, 2009 at 7:09 pm

I don't leave for about another week!

Like they say, when the going gets tough, the tough get going!

It's cheaper to live in the Basque Country than in the US.

Catch you later potato chip head! hahahahahahahaaa...


Posted by Daria, a resident of Foothill Farms
on Jan 7, 2009 at 2:24 pm

Being told I should 'stop and reflect' just makes me stop reading. I think your point is valid, but I think it would help to leave that phrase out. It's kind of off-putting.


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