Kimiko Horiuchi and husband Rolly Chany soon will move into this Patterson home along with Gabriel Pizzolla, 4, and Victor Pizzolla, 10. The Tracy couple paid $329,000 for the house but were told it was worth $600,000 not long ago.
Kimiko Horiuchi and husband Rolly Chany soon will move into this Patterson home along with Gabriel Pizzolla, 4, and Victor Pizzolla, 10. The Tracy couple paid $329,000 for the house but were told it was worth $600,000 not long ago. (Joan Barnett Lee/The Modesto Bee)
Kimiko Horiuchi and husband Rolly Chany soon will move into this Patterson home along with Gabriel Pizzolla, 4, and Victor Pizzolla, 10. The Tracy couple paid $329,000 for the house but were told it was worth $600,000 not long ago. (Joan Barnett Lee/The Modesto Bee)

Housing in Turmoil: Some discover they can do well in the downturn

October 30, 2007 12:00 AM