Real Estate

Shrinking cities, Part 3: Investing in America's urban rebirth

The third part in a series of three articles about the death (and rebirth) of cities, particularly in the U.S. Rust Belt. (Note: As of August 2013, these articles are incorrectly attributed to another author in the byline, but are correct in the footer.)

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Thu, 11/29/2007

Shrinking cities, Part 2: Local knowledge key for small investors in urban areas

The second part in a series of three articles about the death (and rebirth) of cities, particularly in the U.S. Rust Belt. (Note: As of August 2013, these articles are incorrectly attributed to another author in the byline, but are correct in the footer.)

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Wed, 11/28/2007

Shrinking cities, Part 1: Why cities shrink... and grow

The first part in a series of three articles about the death (and rebirth) of cities, particularly in the U.S. Rust Belt. (Note: As of August 2013, these articles are incorrectly attributed to another author in the byline, but are correct in the footer.)

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Tue, 11/27/2007

Real estate in an unreal world

A feature article about real-estate tours in the "virtual world" of Second Life.

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Sat, 09/01/2007

Conversions, Part 3: Marketing converted properties as stylish and practical

The third part in a series of three articles about how old properties are being used for new purposes. (Note: As of August 2013, these articles are incorrectly attributed to another author in the byline, but are correct in the footer.)

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Mon, 08/13/2007

Conversions, Part 2: Speculation in condo conversions: South Florida's cautionary tale

The second part in a series of three articles about how old properties are being used for new purposes. (Note: As of August 2013, these articles are incorrectly attributed to another author in the byline, but are correct in the footer.)

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Fri, 08/10/2007

Conversions, Part 1: Changing building's use presents challenges and rewards

The first part in a series of three articles about how old properties are being used for new purposes. (Note: As of August 2013, these articles are incorrectly attributed to another author in the byline, but are correct in the footer.)

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Thu, 08/09/2007

Lots of Frustration: Buying government-seized properties can be more of a nuisance than it's worth

A feature article about tax auctions in the Bay Area, for the Sunday San Francisco Chronicle's real-estate section.

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Sun, 06/24/2007

Smart San Francisco Realty: Your Questions Answered

A collection of 24 one-page articles to be given to clients and potential clients when I was a real-estate agent. I often put out a few of these at open houses I hosted and got several bites as a result.

Cover of "Smart San Francisco Realty" booklet
Date of publication: 
Mon, 11/25/2002

Save My Home: 10 Steps to Avoiding Foreclosure

Commissioned book, completed in 30 days and published without revisions (beyond minor copyediting).

Cover of the book, "Save My Home"
Date of publication: 
Tue, 05/06/2008
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