Category Archives: Investors

Are You A Satisficer or Maximizer?

Yes, satisifcer is a word, at least according to Barry Schwartz, a Swarthmore College professor and author of The Paradox of Choice. If you are not a satisficer, you are probably a maximizer.  Whichever mindset you employ will dictate how you search for a home. More on that shortly. I was introduced to the satisficer/maximizer […]


A Short Course on Non Recourse Loans

We are all familiar with traditional mortgages.  There are fixed rate and adjustable rate loans typically running 30 years.  Most of these are sold to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac or are backed by FHA or VA.  The requirements of these are fairly standard and the application process quite painful.  The applicant and the loan […]





September Stats Show Shift

(Say that quickly!)    I usually just post the monthly numbers in the Market Stats section of the website and do not comment on the numbers but there was one number in the September results that showed a small turn in the market.  Most people tout the change in average price as an indicator in […]