Quick Real Estate Thoughts

There have been lots of trends (mostly good) in real estate this year.

  • Existing home sales have been mostly UP and exceeding expectations
  • New home sales are near a 12-year high
  • Interestingly, a statistic that can be seen as mostly positive (for certain suburbs) but partly negative (for certain major cities) is that the Millennials who are between the ages of 25 and 39 have shown interest in moving OUT of several major cities.
river in between buildings
According to a recent piece of news, the list of cities losing Millennials and those specifically between ages 35 and 39 include first-tier locations like Chicago.

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Millennial Spirit For Adults

I am not typically a reader of Money* magazine (who still reads hard copy magazines these days??). But I received a promotional copy in the mail recently and before throwing it out I figured it couldn’t hurt to breeze through a couple of pages. By the way, have you ever realized that lots of magazines save a truly “of-interest” article for the last few pages?

Terry Crews
Terry Crews: Athlete, Actor, Activist, Positive Spirit

The article that caught my attention was short, and one where someone famous answers 5-6 intriguing questions. Being that I am pretty out-of-the-know when it comes to famous people, I almost always gain a new fun fact.

This particular article was about Terry Crews, the former (underachieving) NFL player turned Actor, and several of his views on having money… then not having money… and then working your butt off to re-invent yourself in order that you can have… enough money for the lifestyle you seek. Continue reading “Millennial Spirit For Adults”