I've noticed a lot of "for sale" signs, and some "sold" ones, too, in my neighborhood of late. When I was a new homeowner, the annual rash of signs used to freak me out. I thought, "My gosh, we just moved in and all these people are leaving! What's the deal?!" Yes, in every community...
Amazon is threatening to cut off affiliates in California over moves by the state government to impose sales tax. The sales tax issue with online retailers is a big one: affiliates are supposed to report and pay sales tax, but since... Read Post
One measure of the health of a housing market is the number of homes homes where the price is being sold at a discount. A high number of homes being sold at cheaper prices indicates homeowners who still hold a deluded view of their ... Read Post
First a quote from a Bloomberg story: U.S. Economy: Pending Sales of Existing Homes Decline “When you take away all the support from the housing market, the underlying demand for housing is a lot weaker than we thought,” said Mark V... Read Post