One of our favorite wiping posts is the fabulous Mercer Luxury Apartments. This is the housing development in downtown Walnut Creek that gives you the San Francisco experience, well really just the cost, 30 miles from San Francisco.
We've written numerous posts on the absurdity of paying say 1 million dollars for a 3 bedroom condo that also comes with a $500 HOA fee.
Apparently the home-buying population agreed with us as the condos were turned into rental units except for the unlucky few that actually purchased. We call them suckers.
Today's update is about an ad posted on Craigslist for one of the rental units. Love the pukey ad title.
$600 deposit?? These developers are getting a little desperate don't you think? By the way, I'm pretty sure that picture isn't Walnut Creek.
UPDATE: just got back from a lovely dinner in the urban suburban setting of Walnut Creek and confirmed that the picture above is NOT Walnut Creek. The lamp posts that Walnut Creek has are different. How lame is that ? Come rent with us because we pay marketing firms for really "cool" pictures to advertise with.
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