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Landmark Links October 31st – Get Pumped

Lead Story… For the most part, I try to stick to data and facts and avoid anecdotal evidence when observing the real estate market.  However, sometimes a piece of anecdotal evidence comes up that is so compelling that I can’t ignore it.  Sometime last week, I was laying in bed doing the same thing that […]

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Landmark Links October 27th – Strings Attached 

Lead Story…. When Amazon purchased Whole Foods, many including yours truly assumed that the eCommerce behemoth would be able to do as it liked with existing Whole Foods stores, making a relatively clean transition into the brick and mortar retail space.  However, Amazon is finding it quite a bit more difficult to innovate in this […]

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Landmark Links October 24th – Hitting the Wall

Lead Story….. When a vibrant economy’s housing market gets too expensive the economic impact isn’t always instantly obvious.  Sure, there are increasing rumblings about the skyrocketing cost of rent and buying a home but the true economic implications can be disguised for a period of time for a relatively simple reason: compromise.  What do I […]

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Landmark Links October 20th – Hazard Pay

Lead Story…. A little more than a month ago, I wrote a blog post called Send Help that detailed how damage caused by natural disasters in general and the hurricanes that hit Texas and Florida this fall in particular was going to further exacerbate the labor shortage and drive the cost of home construction higher.  Fast […]

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