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About SocketSite™

Let’s Just Pretend It Was A Three (And Possibly Four) Day Weekend…

The good news, more people than ever are plugged-in. The bad news, our hosting company isn’t too happy about the additional load and unexpectedly bumped us to an “auxiliary” server this morning (we’re guessing it’s a VIC-20, possibly a Commodore 64). Thank you for your patience (think server errors)... Read More »

Summertime, And The Living Is Easy (At Least At SocketSite HQ)

The market has slowed (even more) and people are traveling, so it’s once again time for SocketSite “summer hours” (or rather “end of summer” hours). Don’t be surprised by sparse coverage and a slower response time (to tips and inquiries) over the next week. And for those of you... Read More »

A New (Hopefully Less Sucky) Custom Search Engine For SocketSite

We recently received the following email: “I love SocketSite, but the search sucks.” To which we respond: Thanks, and yes it does (or rather has). And as such, we’re trying out a new Google search engine. Perhaps you’ll be so kind as to poke around SocketSite this morning to... Read More »

The Reason Our Servers Were A Bit Slow (And Thanks For Plugging In)

The Reason Our Servers Were A Bit Slow (And Thanks For Plugging In)

Our apologies to anyone who had difficulty “plugging in” yesterday (which actually included ourselves). In terms of the reason why? Well, let’s just say it’s the kind of problem you like to have. ∙ Getting Down And Dirty On Housing Read More »

Summertime And The Living Is Easy (At Least At SocketSite)

Just a reminder that for the next two weeks we’re going to be operating under “summer hours.” And while we’re not completely closing up shop, please don’t be surprised by a relatively light volume of posts and a slightly slower response time (to tips and inquiries). And for those... Read More »

The Average SocketSite Reader (Is Anything But)

Some are going to be surprised, others (including us) not at all. But based on almost 500 responses (okay, so 469) to our most recent reader survey, the average SocketSite reader is anything but (and you’re in good company). In fact, the average household income of a SocketSite reader... Read More »

SocketSite Silicon Valley Coverage Coming Soon (

SocketSite Silicon Valley Coverage Coming Soon (

As you might have guessed, last week in San Jose we announced a dedicated Silicon Valley site ( that’s still under construction (but coming soon). ∙ A Silicon Valley Gathering Of Plugged-In People (June 14, 2007) Read More »

Twenty Easy Questions: Who Are You And What Do You Think?

It has been almost two years since our last reader survey (in which the majority of respondents predicted an increase in housing prices through the end of 2007). During that time we’ve gone from attracting 10,000 unique visitors a month to well over 10,000 a day. And while we... Read More »

It’s Official: Welcome To SocketSite’s Real Estate Forums

It’s Official: Welcome To SocketSite’s Real Estate Forums

Looking for a rough idea of what it might cost for a down to the studs remodel in San Francisco? Or perhaps you’ve been wondering what’s happening with the condo conversion of Rincon Towers? Well, you’re not alone. And thanks to the SocketSite community (and Real Estate Forums), we’re... Read More »

Another Way To “Plug In” (And Never Be Off Topic Again)

We still haven’t worked out all the kinks, and we aren’t “officially” launching until Monday, but we wanted our readers to be the first to know: Read More »