This week’s relevant links: Week of April 1st-6th, 2013

“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.” ― Joseph Addison   GenY is finally in a mood to buy (houses) A generation that’s about 90 million strong, Millennials (or Generation Y) form the largest demographic

This week’s relevant links: Week of March 25th-29th, 2013

  18 Inspirational Quotes for Spring  Spring is the time of rebirth and inspiration. Here are some amazing quotes to help you start the season with a refreshed outlook.   How to be the Most Attractive Homebuyer Multiple bids are becoming the norm, so be ready to compete and do your homework to seal

Homeowners of America Unite!

Back in the late 60’s and early 70’s, a popular phrase was added to the American cultural lexicon; The Silent Majority. This phrase was intended to describe the vast number of U.S. citizens who were not protesting, sitting-in, dropping-out or otherwise doing anything overt about the important issues of the day. It was meant to

Be the Local Expert – Because Real Estate is Local

We understand that the news media frequently capitalizes on negative news to create buzz, sell newspapers and increase online readership. As real estate professionals we understand that real estate is local. Yes we need to be aware of what is happening around the country and in other markets but what we have to know in

Mobility vs. Homeownership…why most Americans put down roots.

So, my morning began with a Seattle Times article that says that more apartment hi-rises are being rushed to development because demand for rentals–especially from younger workers–is out-stripping supply (“Hot Market for Rentals Inspires Twin Towers” 4.20.11). Fair enough. But it was the following statement, a phrase I’ve seen used again and again in media