Selling my daughter on homeownership.


The head of the Mortgage Bankers Association spends his days cheering for homeownership, but his twenty-something daughter isn’t convinced. Read this interesting commentary from David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association. At age 27, I made what I believe to be one of my greatest investments. It was 1984, and as a … More Selling my daughter on homeownership.

“Pocket Listings” Distort Housing Inventory.


Here is an interesting article from Diana Olick of CNBC.com on “pocket listings” and how they distort the statistics on housing inventory. The number of homes listed for sale nationally is finally beginning to rise, but ask anyone looking to buy a home and the majority will complain there is nothing out there. Neighborhood to neighborhood, … More “Pocket Listings” Distort Housing Inventory.