Category Archives: The Economy

Latest State Employment Analysis

Jobs are everything to the economy and ultimately the price and demand for real estate. The latest state employment numbers show a distinct change in year-over-year trends and in addition what has occurred in the latest month – December 2014 to January 2015. The following table shows the states in the latest 12 months having …Read more


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was created to watch over the interests of American consumers in financial products and services of all kinds. On August 1, 2015, the bureau’s rule governing integrated disclosure forms for mortgage lending will go into effect – bringing a significant change to industry practices and standards. Are you prepared? …Read more

Ted’s Tweets March 6 2015 – March 12 2015

For those of you that do not Tweet – you should consider doing so. If you want to talk about effective bang for the buck, the 140 total characters, letters, numbers and spaces of a Tweet on Twitter certainly qualifies. Who knew you could say so much in so little? It reminds me of Mark …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Coldest Cities in America

Having grown up in in the mountains of Southwestern Colorado and feeding tons of hay daily to livestock in the winter time at subzero temperatures, I have had my fill of cold. I imagine many people right now in the Northeast are feeling likewise. Today I much prefer tropical and subtropical climates with sand, salt …Read more