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Home sales way down, but prices remain high

Original post made on Apr 14, 2009

The median price of a single-family home in Mountain View remained just over $1 million in the first quarter of 2009, despite the fact that half as many were sold compared to the same period last year, according to the local Realtors' association.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 13, 2009, 12:48 PM

Comments (6)

Posted by The Dad, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 14, 2009 at 8:29 am

Paradise doesn't come cheap.

Posted by The Son, a resident of another community
on Apr 14, 2009 at 1:17 pm

Correction: Small, run down, tear down, World War 2 worker era, Superfund contaminated, full of Prop 13 benefactors who pay $1000 a year in property tax, mediocre K-6 schools [compared to nationally], paradise doesn't come cheap.

Posted by QM, a resident of North Whisman
on Apr 14, 2009 at 6:45 pm

Wow. That said it all Son... Try paying 10K in property tax a year, and then have your neigborhood school closed and given to Google.

Posted by The Dad, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:27 pm

Well Son, I'm guessing you're a "glass is half empty" kinda kid, but
as the story shows, your view of Mtn View differs greatly than the people who keep lining up to buy the houses but whatever your view of the city, we're both right...its not inexpensive.

Posted by Tom Wilkins, a resident of another community
on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:41 pm

[Post removed due to promoting a website]

Posted by eric, a resident of another community
on Apr 20, 2009 at 5:17 pm

Hm. The Son is awfully bitter. And, since we dont have a K-6 school system, clearly whining about that of which he does not know.

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