Mr. COVID and Real Estate

Mr. COVID and Real Estate We are all seeing our “normal” change every day. (No, this is not another policy statement or restatement of the news). How does this ever-shifting “normal” translate into fundamental economic changes that are the cornerstones of our way of...

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Are we having fun yet? How about some fun numbers to put everything into perspective. 92,000 – Highest number of new unemployment claims filed since March of 2005 (Beacon Economics) 215,000 – Number of new unemployment claims filed week ending March 21st 2020 (Beacon...

Here’s My Thoughts For February

Our country is entering what promises to be a fascinating year. We are in an exciting election year, our country has a 60-year low rate of employment (although I question the quality of the employment), interest rates remain at historic lows, the tariff wars seem to...

90 Days at Compass- So Far So Good!

Lynn and I just rounded our 90th day as Compass agents. In that period of time we have closed nine escrows, five are in the hopper coming up on the market, three leases were finalized and two referrals. That was a rush of business at the same time we were tackling the...

I’m back! Did you miss me?

I’m back! Did you miss me? INTRODUCTION My inbox is full of data and information that I want to share with you, but I have to be brief. So let’s talk about our new home at Compass and what it has to offer, some data on a changing market and an introduction to...

The New Year Has Started….

Dear Friends, The New Year has started and is well on its way in real estate. With only two months under our wing, we have discovered three truths; (1) inventory remains at historic low figures but is slowly trending upwards nationally as more properties hit the...

It’s The Economy

It’s the Economy! Yep, it sure is. The National Association of Realtors reports that the sharpest drop in three years in existing-homes just took place in November/December as the nationally annualized rate of 4.99 million homes fell an unexpected 6.9%.  This is after...