Tuesday, May 22, 2018

California Bay Area Home Prices Peak - Sell Now Before they Fall


California Bay Area Home Prices Peak - Sell Now Before they Fall

Prices on homes For Sale in the Bay Are of California have reached a all time high. Average home in San Francisco is around $1.5 to $2 million and the San Jose area average homes are selling for around $1,000,000.


Now that being said, homes depreciate in value and the land, lot or acreage beneath the homes goes up in value. There are approx. 1+ million people in San Jose alone including suburbs. The average home in San Jose cost not more than $200, 000 to build and if the homes are selling for approx. $1,000,000 dollars then the average lot or piece of dirt these homes is sitting on which is around 5000-6000 square feet is valued at $800,0000 dollars.


The main problem in the Bay Area and other parts of California is foreign investors and or billionaire's from countries around the world have been buying these homes for 10-20 years now. Many of them paying CASH on 1-2-3-4+ homes because they are so filthy rich.
Then they have their children live in these homes and go to our top colleges across the nation or they rent these homes to people working in these areas for $3-4-5 thousand dollars per month.
What's happening now is many born and raised people from California are selling to the foreign investors and leaving because they can no longer afford the taxes, life style and can sell 1 home and buy 2-3 homes in Las Vegas, Reno, Carson City, parts of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Washington state, etc. 
So now the prices across the west coast are being "Jacked" because investors around the world continue to buy and own real estate in America ... will it ever end?

Why would I pay $800,000 for a 6000 square foot lot in San Jose when I can purchase a 1-2 acre lot for $10-20 thousand? Because of all the traffic, high taxes, the only place where there's work? Please there is work across the nation and I would never pay $800K for a piece of dirt that is (less than 1/4 acre) ...

Let's just wait and see what happens, in the future when all these home values take a dump, it never lasts forever. And of course why would any billionaire's care?

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Monday, May 21, 2018

BEWARE of New Privacy Policies in the World Wide Web

    • BEWARE of New Privacy Policies in the World Wide Web

While searching for a car rental yesterday I came across this new privacy at Hertz Car Rental dated 5/17/2018
Like most people searching the web I usually just click on the agree box, but this time I opened it up only to find loop holes of invasion of privacy. 
I usually book my reservations online but after reading all the different items of my privacy for Hertz Car Rentals, I changed my mind. And will pay the extra $10+ dollars for not paying on the spot and giving them all these items of privacy as an American citizen.
Be very careful about online companies, online banking, searching the www and so much more. Tech companies are pulling and documenting more and more of our personal information.
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    • a. TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED: The types of information collected regarding you and your interactions with Us may include, but is not limited to:

Personal InformationTechnological InformationRental Information
Your name,
Email address,
Phone number,
Residency address,
Date and place of birth,
Gender,
Age,
Passport number,
Driver’s license or other ID photograph,
Credit score and history,
Criminal history,
Background
IP address,
Device ID,
IP address;
Browser type;
Language;
Operating system;
Mobile device identifiers;
Geo-location data;
The state or country from which you accessed Our websites;
The specific webpages visited;
The date and the time of a visit;
The websites you visited immediately before and after visiting Our websites;
The number of links and specific links you click within Our websites;
The functions you use on Our websites;
Any reservations, updates, purchases, or other transactions through Our websites;
The data you view or download from Our websites; and
The number of times you view any particular advertisements
Payment card information,
Video of you and interaction with Us,
Membership organization number,
Frequent flyer number,
Loyalty program,
Organizational affiliations,
Employee ID number,
Employer name and contact information,
booking location,
Rental or purchase location,
Return location,
Geographical areas visited,
Preferences and usage information,
Charges incurred,
Purchase prices and details,
Itinerary information,
Data related to claims
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Direct: 702.443.7156      
If you are interested in Investment Properties in Las Vegas and the State of Nevada I can help you with all your needs.
Las Vegas continues to be a very fast growing city with some great opportunities for employment, retirement and much more. Las Vegas is surrounded by many other places & cities of interest like Lake Mead, Salt Lake City, Zion National Park, Arches National Park, Grand Canyon, Los Angeles, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach, Monterey Bay, Carmel, San Francisco, Newport Beach, San Diego, Reno, Phoenix, Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoe and more.
"Have a Wonderful Day"
Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz

Friday, May 18, 2018

ALASKA The Last Frontier by Robert Swetz

Alaska by Robert Swetz
ALASKA The Last Frontier by Robert Swetz

Growing up in the Midwest surrounded by 10,000 lakes I always dreamed of going to Alaska. I can't even remember how many times I would say to family and friends, I am going to go to Alaska some day.
One day my friend that owned a company I was working for said, Bob we are tired of you always saying your going to Alaska.
Alaska by Robert Swetz
So back in 2001 I purchased a 3 foot x 6 foot map of Alaska for about $80 dollars and put it on the wall of my home. As I looked at this map of Alaska that covered the whole wall I would say to myself "I will be going to Alaska soon."
Alaska by Robert Swetz
In fall of 2001 I had the chance to go with believe it or not, a friend of the boss that kept telling me he was tired of me always talking about going. We flew up to Alaska, rented a car and drove 1500 miles to the major cities and towns like Anchorage, Seward, Homer, Palmer, Wasilla just to name a few.
When I came back to the Lower 48 all I could talk about was Alaska, it was in my blood and the memories were imprinted in my mind for years.
Alaska by Robert Swetz
I have been traveling all my life and have traveled through  40+ states across the USA and also traveled in beautiful places around the world. Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, Minnesota, Idaho, California just to name a few.
Alaska by Robert Swetz
Of all the places I have ever traveled there are 2 states that come close to the beauty of Alaska ... California & Oregon. Both states have the mountains, ocean, lakes and rivers. But the real difference is Alaska has more wildlife than people, approx 650,000 people live in the whole state of Alaska and 1/2 of the 650K live in Anchorage. Can you imagine? San Jose California alone has over 1 million people ...
Alaska by Robert Swetz
Alaska is Mother Natures playground and people that that live and travel to Alaska are just visitors. There are millions of animals, fish and birds that out number people a thousand times fold. You will never see this in the lower 48, not even Yellowstone.
Alaska by Robert Swetz
In 2008 I met a soon to be friend and associate at the ActiveRain Real Estate network named Debra Leisek. For the first 3-4 years at ActiveRain Debra and I would comment back and forth. I would always mention to Debra how beautiful Alaska was and so she started sending me listings on acreage around Homer Alaska.
Alaska by Robert Swetz
Well in 2014 a dear friend of mine moved to Alaska and asked if I would like to come and visit, within 2 weeks I was once again on my way back to The Last Frontier. In 2015 I purchased some acreage through Debra in Alaska and in 2018 closed on a small home in Alaska through Bay Realty in Homer Alaska. Who would ever thought that my connection with Debra in 2008 at the ActiveRain network would lead to a close friendship and associate, and actually owning property in Alaska?
Alaska by Robert Swetz
In fact I have spoken to Debra several times about getting licensed to sell real estate in Homer Alaska. I signed up for school, printed out the study guide for taking the Alaska State Exam but have yet to complete it. I have around 4 more years of working construction and then I will be spending 4-5 months in Alaska through the summer's and possibly selling real estate with Debra.
Alaska by Robert Swetz
Since my first visit to Alaska in 2001 I have been spending time from 2 weeks to 4 months when I lived in Anchorage in 2015, between 2014 to 2018, and will once again be in Alaska this coming June 2018.
So many of my family and friends aways say ... "I would love to visit Alaska but can't imagine living there."
And I always say to them why not? Once your retired what place could possibly be more beautiful, relaxing with fresh air, less traffic, less people, etc, then Alaska. Some say to me it would be so boring ... come on boring to me is sitting in traffic for hours, or a line at the store, or listening to all the noise and negativity coming from people's mouths, just to name a few.
Alaska by Robert Swetz
I am completely sold on Alaska The Last Frontier and couldn't think of a more beautiful relaxing place to live or travel in. And I am proud to own several pieces of land and a home in a area that I only dreamed of when I was growing up.
Alaska has become my home away from home and I look forward to that last day of working construction and hanging up my hat, packing my suitcases and flying up to Alaska for those long summer days & nights ;o)
Alaska by Robert Swetz
Please take note:  All the photographs on this post were taken by Robert Swetz between the years 2014 and 2017, and All Rights Are Reserved.
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Direct: 702.443.7156      
If you are interested in Investment Properties in Las Vegas and the State of Nevada I can help you with all your needs.
Las Vegas continues to be a very fast growing city with some great opportunities for employment, retirement and much more. Las Vegas is surrounded by many other places & cities of interest like Lake Mead, Salt Lake City, Zion National Park, Arches National Park, Grand Canyon, Los Angeles, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach, Monterey Bay, Carmel, San Francisco, Newport Beach, San Diego, Reno, Phoenix, Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoe and more.
"Have a Wonderful Day"
Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz