but then I realized…there is no good day to talk about foreclosure! This post is just as true here in the Northwest as it is in St. Louis. Homeowners having difficulty paying tend to see The Bank hovering over them as this nebulous, swirling mass of grabbing hands. It isn’t really. I always tell buyer when they’re looking at foreclosures, […]
Lots of loan companies are going the way of the dodo bird. I recently spoke with a lender who has been in the business for 30 years and the last few weeks have been his hardest ever. I know a lender who has had to scramble to find an new loan program for his clients […]
In July, we reached an average home sale price of…ta da, fanfare please…$200,000! The median home price is at $174.8, which is also the highest that number has ever been. And look what’s happening over in King County. I don’t know…my mom (by way of Aesop) always told me that slow and steady wins the […]
I usually think of myself as being a creative person, somewhat free-spirited, not overly-organized or meticulous (which, on this blog, is code for anal-retentive). But I do like the statistics. I surprise myself at how much time I can spend studying bar graphs and pie-charts. So, if you’re at all like me, have fun with this.
Then ask yourself these questions. They seem pretty obvious to me, but in the early years of our marriage, my husband and I moved three times in four years, so I was used to it. They definitely provide food for thought. We moved back before awesome Internet tools did the cost-of-living differences for you. In […]
according to Consumer Reports. I couldn’t agree more with #8…the concrete counters. Call me unimaginative, but concrete is for walking on, not preparing food on. I was surprised to read that the ‘super ranges’ aren’t much more super than a regular range. Of course, I think it’s because even walking into my kitchen and seeing a […]