Monthly Archives: June 2016

Places With Sharp Price Increases, Relatively Low Incomes

Zip code 11216 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn has a spectacular stock of stately brownstones. The buildings — long ago sliced into apartments, but easily restored as grand townhomes again — composed the last major collection of brownstones in the borough that hadn’t yet been gentrified going into this housing cycle in the early… Read more »

The Strange Is Gone From San Francisco

As I walk into the homey Inner Richmond apartment of Vetiver singer Andy Cabic three days before Christmas, the first thing I notice are the boxes lining the walls — an all too familiar sight in San Francisco these days. When asked about the changes the city has faced over the last five or so… Read more »

DC’s Gayborhood is No More

In 1968, Deacon Maccubbin quit the U.S. Army. He’d been stationed in Virginia with the National Guard while the movement against the Vietnam War reached a fever pitch. The Norfolk native started to feel guilty donning his uniform, knowing young men were dying in droves for an absurd cause. So Maccubbin burned his military papers…. Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Read The Best Tips And Tricks About Real Estate Investing Your Peers Have To Offer

Read The Best Tips And Tricks About Real Estate Investing Your Peers Have To Offer Often, people that lose money in real estate do so because they don’t have the right knowledge. Fortunately, this article has the basics you need to know. Continue reading this article for the right information to help with real estate… Read more »

Sylvia Burton, Lesbian Kihei, Maui Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Aloha! I have been helping both buyers and sellers with their Maui real estate transactions for over 18 years. I have helped clients sell their homes to move up… Read more »

Toronto and Vancouver Buyers Can’t Move Up, So They Renovate

Defeated house hunters in Toronto and Vancouver who feel that the supply of affordable homes must be shrinking aren’t entirely imagining the phenomenon. Beata Caranci, chief economist at Toronto-Dominion Bank, says the houses listed for sale are increasingly tilted towards the upper end of the market. Her report, entitled Moving on the Monopoly Board: Buyer… Read more »