There is more to life than Real Estate. My intention is to provide not only Real Estate information but items that we all face and experience in our daily journey through life.
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In the "Just For Fun Catagory", Today is Wednesday and is sometimes referred to as Wordless Wednesday. So...just pretend there aren't any words here. HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM!Enjoy the day and don't take life too seriously. My Wednesday Challenge, find the humor in life each day.
It happens every 4 years, or does it?, and we all get an extra day, God willing. This year 2020 is a Leap Year. Today is 29 February and is the Leap Day. Here's a nice succinct video on what a Leap Year is and Why we have it. Enjoy the day
Real Estate has always been seen as a means or pathway to wealth. It's proven to be more reliable than stocks and bonds and should have a place in your "wealth-building" portfolio even if your only Real Estate asset is your primary residence. So, how much growth can you expect? No one really know...
Location, Location, Location. Pricing, Pricing, Pricing. These are two factors that have a big impact on Real Estate. With demand so high in our area Sellers are tempted to put a higher than usual price tag on their home. We as Real Estate professionals are not market makers. We are market selle...
I'm always amazed at how mobile our society is. It's also amazed me how many people move to other states seemingly at the drop of a hat. We moved a handful of times when I was a kid but as an adult, we bought our house with the intention of staying there until we left this Earth. Some move for jo...
Some say there is. It feels like there is. New construction is way down and Millenials are entering the market place in larger numbers. Demand is high and the markets are hot.There are always buyers in the market BUT lately, there have been few homes in inventory. YET, sometimes looks can be dece...
In the JUST FOR FUN Category...How often do we get a month with so many markers of Spring?First, and of great folklore importance, GROUNDHOG DAY. Punxsutawney Phil showed himself and predicted... (Yahoo!!!) Then, we mark the highlight of the football season with Superbowl LIV - 49'ers v Chiefs (G...
When Endre Barath, Jr. announced the January Contest about what changes occurred in my/our businesses or lives the first thing that hit my mind was I HATE CHANGE!!! Until maybe 17 years ago, fighting change was customary for me. Change had caused lots of consternation and tension in my life. It p...
...Downsizing? As the Baby Boomers are aging many are considering downsizing from their empty homes to something more manageable. Here's a good article from the folks at KCM on downsizing in 2020. How Buyers Can Win By Downsizing in 2020 Home values have been increasing for 93 consecutive months...
You heard me...They're out there...Buyers, that is. In many areas of the country inventory levels are low and buyer demand is high. There are many 1st-time buyers AND the Millenial Generation is now entering the market. No matter whether you are a first-time buyer or seasoned veteran buyer I beli...