Tag: real estate market

Real Estate Headlines for the First Week of March

It’s month number three of 2013. It’s one of my favorite months. You’ve got spring break, spring training, march madness and Cadbury eggs are now available in your local supermarket. So as we hope for an early spring, here is your weekly dose of real estate headlines.

What the Economists Are Missing in the Real Estate Market

If you have been following the news, you know the economy is getting better, unemployment rates are improving ever so slightly, consumers are spending a bit more while not going overboard and consumer confidence is improving. And you are hearing many point out that the above factors are having an impact on housing. How much? A lot according to economists and those who study such things. But I noticed something yesterday that I find quite interesting.

May 02 / 2012

Singles in the Suburbs

Almost all of us are familiar with the popular TV series and movie that sound a bit like my post’s title today. But forget about cosmopolitans and big city exploits for a moment, because a recent survey of single homeowners indicates that most of them (52 percent) are actually choosing suburbia over urban or rural areas.

April 15 / 2010

Canadian Market Doing Fine

  I just got back from the Canadian Business Conference in Vancouver.  I’m sure most of you who watched the recent Olympics on TV will understand why I think Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  It was great to be back there again to talk to hundreds of our Canadian [...]

April 12 / 2010