It just seems inevitable that whenever science, or more accurately, “science”, turns its lofty gaze to real estate if falls flat on its face.
Today I threatened to stop a real estate transaction in its tracks, two days before closing, because neither the listing agent or the title company felt my pain.
You just knew that Boomers had to be good for something, and it turns out we are! We’re aging!
Anyone here feel like they can predict what home prices will do over, say, the next five years? This infographic should give you pause for thought.
I haven’t noticed any shortage of home buyers around here, but it appears that there’s a shortage nationwide because according to Liberty Street Economics, “recent activity in the U.S. housing market has been widely perceived as disappointing.”
Your Thanksgiving may not look as Norman Rockwell as this, although the turkey may be familiar (and maybe altogether too familiar), but the title of Rockwell’s illustration, Freedom From Want, is something we can all relate to.
Silicon Valley is awash in great jobs and good money, or maybe it’s good jobs and great money. Again. And “Forbes Contributor” Joel Kotkin has noticed.
In the ongoing crusade to turn data into meaningful information into big bucks, Money Magazine has named Milpitas the 29th most appealing small town in America. It’s one of only two Bay Area towns–Pleasanton came in 31st–to make the list. I, personally, have no opinion concerning Milpitas (which might mean “little cornfields”, according to Money) because I’ve…