Tag Archives: Home Prices – Are We There Yet?

Another Top-10 List — Best Places to Live in America 2018

Everyone’s top-10 list of anything ranked will vary since we all have differing wants, needs, likes and dislikes.   Whenever any top-10 list is presented, prior to trusting the rankings, always focus on the selection, inclusion and exclusion criteria. A good example of personal preference is my own avoidance of cold climates and weather.  As stated …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Cities for 1st-Time Homebuyers

Buying the first home, other than perhaps marriage, is one of the top decisions that many people make in their life up to that point.  A mountain of factors contribute to the decision including economic, financial, personal taste and alternatives.  Almost all first-time buyers have to buy within a reasonable distance of their job(s).  But …Read more

DrTCJ’s Tweets April 19, 2017 – June 8, 2017

If you track my Tweets, ignore this blog. 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 …Read more

September 2016 Existing Home Sales Stem a Two Month Slide – Up 3.2 Percent from August and 0.6 Percent Year-Over-Year

After declining year-over-year for two consecutive months, existing home sales turned the corner in September 2016 with sales up 3.2 percent sequentially from August and 0.6 percent versus a year ago on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). On a non-seasonally adjusted basis, September 2016 existing home …Read more