September 23, 2015

Yom Kippur Today

People who’ve known me for a while are aware that my background includes stints as a CPA and corporate lawyer prior to going into real estate 13(!) years ago. That financial and legal background comes in handy daily handling real estate transactions. It also provides a useful vocabulary for religious holidays, such as the Jewish...
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Picking a Home, Picking a President

Too Many Showings? Far be it from me to tell anyone who to vote for. But, let me suggest borrowing a criterion from the world of residential real estate to pick the next President (or major party nominee). Letting Buyers Off the Hook When I work with Buyers who remain lukewarm about a home even...
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Four Reasons Why Apple Should Buy VW

Apple’s “Build or Buy” Decision on Autos Maybe the maker of the “people’s computer” should buy the maker of the “people’s car” (Volkswagen’s English translation). I can think of four reasons why that would be a brilliant move for Apple — and a public relations coup for VW — in the wake of the latter’s diesel...
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