My Hometown, Evanston, IL

Belt Magazine described Evanston Illinois amongst the finest ‘Inner Ring’ suburbs, in their recent article: The Complications of our Deteroriating Inner Ring Suburbs. Evanston, counted amongst the midwestern greats like Grosse Pointe, MI; Lakewood, OH; and Shaker Heights, OH. My parents are in the process of selling our family home…

On REITs

REIT - A acronym I’ve heard on Bloomberg News REIT - Something my brother-in-law told me to buy in 2012. REIT - An institutional investment vehicle. REIT - An institutional investment vehicle with interests in real estate. REIT - Real Estate Investment Trust Investopedia defines Real Estate Investment…

Know Your Nearby Markets: Washington, DC

The continuation of my new series, derivative of NPR's How Much House You Can Buy, In 385 U.S. Cities. A few times each week, I choose a high cost metro area. Each article will compare the affordability, volatility, and price growth of that market with cities of two hours…

Know Your Nearby Markets: Los Angeles, California

The continuation of my new series, derivative of NPR's How Much House You Can Buy, In 385 U.S. Cities. A few times each week, I choose a high cost metro area. Each article will compare the affordability, volatility, and price growth of that market with cities of two hours…

Know Your Nearby Markets: Dallas, Texas

The continuation of my new series, derivative of NPR's How Much House You Can Buy, In 385 U.S. Cities. A few times each week, I choose a high cost metro area. Each article will compare the affordability, volatility, and price growth of that market with cities of two hours…

Popular Words/Phrases: Berkshire Hathaway 2013 Shareholder Letter

A look at the most used words and phrases in the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder letter: 2013. I have filtered out several of the more common and general phrases to give you the ideal list. .nv-label text { font-weight: bold; } Most used 3 word phrases Words filtered from analysis: Most used…