TAKE ME HOME: What’s the cost of a San Francisco apartment?

The latest Zillow report shows median rent in San Francisco has hit $4,528, now the hottest and highest in the country. That makes our apartment, which we got using the methods in TAKE ME HOME, a mighty bargain only one year later. Looking for an apartment or house in a hot market? This $10 could… Continue reading TAKE ME HOME: What’s the cost of a San Francisco apartment?

Looking for a place to lay yer head?

TAKE ME HOME, the ebook

Here’s a good (I hope) start. Worked for us in San Francisco; what’s in the article (and the many other tips and experiences in the ebook) can work for you  in Auckland or London or Paris or NYC or DC or any other hot home market. The quest to find an apartment in S.F.  From… Continue reading Looking for a place to lay yer head?

Buy your house the San Francisco Way

TAKE ME HOME, the ebook

Dear Aunt Tilly, It’s wonderful that you’re actually doing it — moving from a small town in Vermont to San Francisco. Selling up and starting over. Adventure is you. But before you sell your Vermont house, I must warn you — buying a home is very different here. Very different. As your official San Francisco nephew, I… Continue reading Buy your house the San Francisco Way

TAKE ME HOME – How to Rent or Buy in a Hot Home Market

TAKE ME HOME, the ebook

  Desperately Seeking Shelter? Help is just an ebook away Everyone searching for a house or an apartment in a competitive market knows how vicious that jungle can be. Jules and Effin Older have hacked through the housing wilderness in New York, New Zealand, and most recently, in hyper-hot San Francisco. What they discovered will… Continue reading TAKE ME HOME – How to Rent or Buy in a Hot Home Market

DEATH BY TARTAR SAUCE

A Travel Writer Encounters Gargantuan Gators, Irksome Offspring, Murderous Mayonnaise & True Love DEATH BY TARTAR SAUCE is Jules Older’s strangest, wildest, and funniest experiences as a travel writer. They take place in California, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Vermont; Australia, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Virgin Islands and New Zealand. The tales… Continue reading DEATH BY TARTAR SAUCE