We've been tracking the tragicomic saga of Mercer Walnut Creek, an overpriced urban-style condo development in the suburbs.
Today's update is 1655 N. California Unit 322, a 2-bedroom deal some fool paid $785,000 for (plus $500/month in HOA fees!!!) in 2007. Now, a mere two years later, he is begging somebody to let him out of his folly at a mere $165,000 loss.
His glue-sniffing neighbor at #214 didn't get the message and is still holding out for $850,000. And #223 looks like a flipper that flopped, somebody who bought just last year and is still trying to sell at a profit (except for those pesky carrying costs and transaction fees, of course!).
Body Count goes to Vegas! Ernest Scherer III was a Vegas loser who fancied himself a professional poker player. Doesn't that photo t...
UPDATE: Edited to remove the guy's name. I hope nobody harasses him or his employer. He was good-natured and his sign was innocuous a...
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