Commonwealth National Podcast

Buy, Sell or Wait Part II: Real Estate in the Bay Area (7/1/2008)


Joseph Perkins, President and CEO, Home Builders Association of Northern California
Rich Arzaga, Financial Planner; Professor, Real Estate Investment, U.C. Berkeley Extension
Tom Davidoff, Assistant Professor of Real Estate, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
Joske Thompson, Agent, Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate in San Francisco
Adam Koval, Founder and Editor in Chief, - Moderator

In 2007, Inforum convened a panel to look into the future of real estate. A year and a half later, the bubble has burst, mortgages are defaulting and people are losing their homes. Much of what the panelists predicted has come true. Now, we reconvene these experts to guide us when it comes to buying, selling or waiting in the risky real-estate market.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club on July 1, 2008.