Marin's million-dollar home sales plunge

There are 9 comments on the Marin Independent Journal story from Feb 3, 2009, titled Marin's million-dollar home sales plunge. In it, Marin Independent Journal reports that:

In the latest sign of a crumbling economy, Marin's million-dollar home sales took a dive last year to match plummeting sales of high-end homes statewide.

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Purity

Saratoga, CA

#1 Feb 4, 2009
Boo hoo?

Many were ultra-greedy, spending money frivolously on themselves, while not giving any care to those in poverty. I hope and pray that these economic trials many are experiencing will result in less greed and greater compassion.

Bigger homes equates to irresponsible living and energy hogs.
question wealth

San Rafael, CA

#2 Feb 4, 2009
"I really think we have to re-think in real estate and work harder for this," said D'Arro,"

Yea, start by giving a real estate agent 1%, or less.
Paul Sternglass

San Rafael, CA

#3 Feb 4, 2009
Real estate people are the most fake people that exist.

Since: Aug 08

Mill Valley

#4 Feb 4, 2009
question wealth wrote:
"I really think we have to re-think in real estate and work harder for this," said D'Arro,"
Yea, start by giving a real estate agent 1%, or less.
She misspoke. I think she meant to say "we have to re-think in real estate and actually do some work for this".
Looking to buy in Marin

Richmond, CA

#5 Feb 4, 2009
It all comes down to salary and the ability to secure financing. It's sad that my husband and I jointly make 200K+ but can't afford a modest 3/2.
mamacares

Novato, CA

#6 Feb 4, 2009
Hey "Looking to buy in Marin" wait another year.
wheres bob b

Tallahassee, FL

#7 Jul 20, 2009
Purity wrote:
Boo hoo?
Many were ultra-greedy, spending money frivolously on themselves, while not giving any care to those in poverty. I hope and pray that these economic trials many are experiencing will result in less greed and greater compassion.
Bigger homes equates to irresponsible living and energy hogs.
you are so right! not only were many ultra greedy (bob brutyn) and not giving any thought to those less fortunate, they also did NOT care about the hard working people they had running their businesses (bob brutyn) and now that things are really bad, homes are going into foreclosure and short sale right (bob brutyn)? its what happens when you buy something you cant afford!!!!!!!!
wheres bob b

Tallahassee, FL

#8 Jul 20, 2009
Paul Sternglass wrote:
Real estate people are the most fake people that exist.
car dealers are pretty fake, too (bob brutyn) and whats really funny is when they have to work together. who screws who ?
Hack

Richmond, CA

#9 Jul 20, 2009
The IJ has run more articles about Marin real estate prices than anything else. Quite annoying and somewhat sad that it seems to place such a high importance on monthly fluctuations.

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