March 2, 2012

The problem with Case/Shiller

First, there is no such thing as a national real estate market. A sale in Tucson has no bearing on a sale in Houston or Atlanta or Boston. All real estate is local. No matter what the Case-Shiller Index says, what matters to your local market is what’s happening in your local market. Each neighborhood […]

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December 2, 2010

The Truth About Title in Texas

Tell the truth – do you really know what title insurance is? Why most people should have it? Why it costs what it costs? Most people don’t. When I tell people at parties that I’m in the title business, I get a vague “Ohhh …that must be interesting …” uttered in pointedly uninterested tones. I […]

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