Archive for December, 2017

5 Most Common Reasons for Closing Delays

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Seventy-three percent of home sales closed on time in October, but 25 percent of REALTORS® report a delay in getting to the settlement table, according to the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index, a survey based on responses from more than 3,500 real estate professionals. Only 2 percent say a contract was terminated completely. What are the main […]

Eleventh Hour Gifts Without Shopping

Monday, December 11th, 2017

If you’re beginning to feel the pressure of running out of time to find the perfect gift, here are a few suggestions that may not be on their “list” but will certainly be appreciated. The gift of affection with appropriate hugs, kisses and pats on the back can demonstrate your love for family and friends […]

Don’t Pat Yourself on the Back Just Yet

Monday, December 4th, 2017

You’ve got $500,000 in liquid assets for your retirement and you’re still 15 years away. All your bills are paid; you have a small mortgage on your home; cars are paid for and great credit. Don’t break your arm patting yourself on the back yet. To retire with $125,000 income in today’s dollars with a […]