ECHO BOOMER

Echo Boomer?  No that is not a terminology used for a sound you hear across a canyon, however the impact may be similar.....Amazing! While the recent economic downturn has slowed household growth, the massive size of the Echo Boom Generation is expected to give a powerful boost to housing demand.  Echo Boomers represent a significant …

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National Association of Realtors Report (NAR)

NAR: Sales Down from Jan., Up from Feb. '09      The National Association of Realtors today reported a .6% drop in February Existing Home Sales, indicating that economic issues like unemployment and tight lending may be overpowering the impact of the Homebuyer Tax Credit. Sales, however, were 7% higher than in February 2009. Inventory increased …

WWII

I spent the weekend watching the HBO series "The Band Of Brothers".  It is a depiction of the 101st AirbournDivision and their battles and stories during WWII in the Europe Theater of the war.  It was addicting and fascinating.  I guess I've always been fascinated by WWII.  It really has been such a defining moment in …

Generational Storm

The Generational Storm Each year, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) publishes its annual Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers.  A wealth of information is included in the publication, statistics which are dissected by the media but largely overlooked by the average real estate professional in business planning. This information is based on the merging …