Building a new house in Palo Alto

Building a new house in Palo Alto

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Three cheers for the Facebook IPO: Hype, hype, hurray for housing prices!

"I'm glad we already bought our house," said my husband as he forwarded me this New York Times article tonight.  Amen.  As someone who has done PR for the last decade plus, all I have to say is perception is reality...

If Silicon Valley Costs a Lot Now, Wait Until the Facebook Update

For another take on Silicon Valley real estate and the "new, new money of social media" check out today's front page Wall Street Journal story about Sheryl Sandberg's new construction project in Menlo Park:

Neighbors Try to Decide if They Like Facebook Exec's Modern House

P.S.  If any of you newly minted millionaires are reading this, we'll be selling our house in Mountain View next Spring.

If you're looking to buy or sell in the Bay Area, check out my follow-up post:  Pricing strategies & Palo Alto real estate: how to win in an insane market.

1 comment:

  1. Looking forward to reading these articles. I'm glad we aren't competing against any newly minted millionaires, real or perceived. Now if only this baby could hurry up and join the family. I'd like to stop peeing every 15 minutes.