In case you hadn’t figured it out yet, we spend a lot of time building and looking at spreadsheets over here at InsideSFRealEstate. We’re constantly looking at ways of improving our analysis in our search for truth. A criticism we have of our own analysis is always looking at things on an annual scale. Generally, this is okay. But 2008 was a weird year. Very weird… particularly the last quarter.
For this reason, we decided to break Q4 off from the rest of the year and compare it to Q4′s of years past. We felt that this might give us more insight into just how dramatic the end of ’08 really was. And oh boy, did we discover a dive! Read the rest of this entry ?