Category Archives: Property Rights

It’s Alive! The American Dream of Home Ownership

In a recent post, Trulia examined whether homeownership was again being seen by adults in the US as a “part of their personal American Dream.” Over the last five years: The percentage of U.S. adults who believe homeownership is part of … Continue reading

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Rent vs. Buy: Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage

There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – … Continue reading

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Should I Sell My House Now?

There have been more and more reports showing that the housing market is beginning to recover. This has caused angst among some homeowners who are considering whether or not to sell their house in the next several months. With the market showing … Continue reading

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Way Too Much Real Estate Misinformation

There is too much misinformation being spread about today’s real estate market. Studies are being misinterpreted. Prominent names are being used to foster a point even if their quote is from years ago. As an example, we want to look … Continue reading

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Private Property Rights -vs- The EPA

( – In 2005, Michael and Chantell Sackett were working toward what many American families work toward, their own home on their own land, until the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) halted their plans by declaring it a “wetland.” [for … Continue reading

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AZ Legislature Moves to Protect Home Owners

For some time now Home Owners Association management companies and some developers have abused the process of transferring ownership of real estate [mainly homes].  Holding closings “hostage” by withholding documentation until someone pays in advance became the norm.  The Arizona … Continue reading

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