Interest Rates Have Nowhere to Go but Up

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Even as prospects for the American economy brighten, consumers are about to face a new financial burden: a sustained period of rising interest rates. That, economists say, is the inevitable outcome of the nation’s ballooning debt and the renewed prospect of inflation as the economy recovers from the depths of the ...

Hawaii March Housing Statistics – Condo Prices Still Rising

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Not Much Gloom and Doom For Oahu, Hawaii's Real Estate Market During March, Oahu sales of 282 single-family homes and 392 condominiums were reported through the Honolulu Board of Realtor's MLS, decreases of 14.5 percent for single-family homes and 27.5 percent for condominiums, compared to the same month last year. This ...

History of the Housing Market

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

I thought this was an interesting video: History of the Housing Market Source:  Yahoo Video / ABC News

Economic Stimulus Package Act of 2008

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

The Economic Stimulus Package Act of 2008 This is a new act designed to boost the U.S. economy by providing tax rebates to individuals and tax incentives for businesses and was just passed on February 13, 2008. Check with your CPA or tax person regarding details on this new Act. Recovery ...

How Distress is our market?

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

A common statement that I hear about Orange County is that it is insulated and will retain values higher than other areas. That seemed to make sense and I was looking for empirical data to support this statement.   Often you can find the condition of an area by looking at ...