Getting up to snuff on being ‘up to code’

A history lesson: In March of 2012 a 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit southern Mexico. The loss of life and destruction of property were not as disastrous as had been expected. While the recent...

December PCE increases at fastest rate since 1983

Costs continued to rise at the highest rate in two decades of available records. The inflation readings were in line with estimates, the initial reaction though sent...

Tiny house living: for the free of heart, but not the faint of heart

You’ve seen them on TV or in online photos. Tiny houses — literally defining the word “minimalism.” They’re not just an in-law unit in someone’s backyard any more. Now there are entire tiny house resorts, neighborhoods, and people who live in them. But how? How do they...

Markets make small recovery from yesterday’s sell off

The Preliminary 4th QTR GDP was a blockbuster and "blew the doors off" market expectations, hitting 6.9% vs est of 5.5%. Prices Paid (a measure of inflation) was...

A real estate journalist faces the realities of buying a home, finding she is ill-prepared

There is nothing like a real estate expert personally experiencing the peaks and valleys of buying a home during the pandemic to tell the world the real scoop...