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Wait is a Four-Letter Word

  Over 88 years ago, on April 18, 1930 for the 8:45 p.m. news broadcast, the BBC’s news reader came on the radio and had nothing to communicate.  He had been handed a script that he was to read – “There is no news” – so he read exactly that.  Following those four brief words, […]

Opportunity is Spelled E-Q-U-I-T-Y

  While cruising through Instagram recently, I came across a post that indicated 37% of homeowners in the United States THINK they have more than 20% equity while, in reality, 74% ACTUALLY have more than 20% equity.  Since this was social media, of course, I accepted this fully at face value.  The creators of such […]

Only a Passport

  Do you have a family member or friend from another country who wants to buy a home here in the United States?  Now, the only thing they need to qualify is their passport. No income verification.  No reserves.  Just 30% down and an international credit report or letter of good standing with their current […]

Peace, Love & Tacos: A Homeowners’ Guide

Neighborhood Regret.  While that sounds more like a name for an ‘80s cover band who plays the Starlight Lounge at your local Holiday Inn on Tuesday evenings, it’s a term I came across in a recent article about how homeowners feel about the areas in which they purchase their homes.  Wakefield Research conducted a survey […]