Month: June 2011

A Short Faves List (For Renovations, Design, and…)

Dear Readers, I thought I’d take the space to share my gratitude for some of the professionals that I refer to my clients.  Yes these are endorsements, for which there is no compensation- other than Happy Clients.   Think gorgeous design, without the …

Mortgage Rate Volatility- Europe, LIBOR, etc

Well, well, well.  I guess it’s not about when rates are going to go up.  It’s about how long they can continue to stay down.  Why are they still  low?  Political calculation?  Bad US Policy?  Bad Stock Market?  Unemployment numbers?  Rates are not only …

Where Have All the 1-Bedroom Buyers Gone?

Economists complain that it’s difficult to isolate factors in their experiments on the real world.  Thinking Real Estate, I’m wondering if we could isolate any factors as to why the 2bedroom+ market is outperforming the 1bedroom market.  Let’s make a few stabs at …