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Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

Original post made on Jun 19, 2012

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago -- driven by a high number of sales and increased activity at the higher ends of the market, according to figures released Friday.

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Comments

Posted by William Teller, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 19, 2012 at 7:10 pm

A lot of it has to do with ... flight from the East Bay to the Tri-Valley. Due to the political "leadership" of poverty ... and catering to the entitlement class, the East Bay's demographics are rapidly changing increasing crime, lowering school achievement, and lowering property values. With historic low interest rates and some of the best prices in the past 8 years, now is the time to head for greener ... pastures. (This post has been edited to remove comments/words deemed inappropriate by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff)


Posted by Genuine American, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 20, 2012 at 7:11 am

Tell it like it is William Teller! We need to intice more upstanding white folk into our basket of freedom here in Ptown. If not, low income housing and the scowndrels it brings will expand unabated. (I'm using this name because some body else is now using my real name. What ever happened to the days when a self respecting half white half Mexican could get on this sight and wacks eloquent?)


Posted by William Teller, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm

Genuine American-I have no issue with Latino's-most of which are hard working and have strong family values-even if the economic "value" they provide is more than offset by the social services (e.g, my tax dollars) they consume. I have no problem with the curry, dim sum and kabob eating crowd who value hard work and education who are moving in. What I do have a problem with is a generational entitlement class of "gibs me dat" who add no economic value and destroy everything in their path including infrastructure, culture and people's lives. The growth of this class in our neighboring East Bay cities is evident, and our current governor would like to spread this to the tri-valley when people are moving in droves to get away from it. Vaya con Dios y vaya con gringos, me amigo!