Monthly Archives: November 2021

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 24, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving.  This has been quite a year with new 30-yer highs in inflation and Covid still with us. Of course, every year has problems, but my family likes to focus on gratitude on this holiday.  I am grateful for our family’s health, for all our friends’ health, and the readers of this blog. Happy […]

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The Major Rehab Business

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 17, 2021

I don’t know what happened to Zillow, other than they seemed to have overpaid for the houses they bought, and now they will take some millions of dollars in losses. They seem to have been in the major rehab business. Properties that need a major rehab can be some real moneymakers. Experience suggests that the worse the […]

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Throwing in the Towel

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 10, 2021

According to KIOS public radio station, “The real estate company Zillow announced it’s throwing in the towel on a program in which it bought, renovated, and resold homes itself.” Zillow Offers said its backlog bogged down renovations and closings because of labor and supply shortages in the U.S. housing market. Tuesday, the company disclosed that […]

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Would You Buy a Haunted House?

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 3, 2021

  Did you take your children Trick or Treating? We still have Halloween candy. KMTV3 News asked the question, “Would you buy a haunted house? The unusual business of haunted real estate?” Would you buy a haunted house? A Rocket Homes study says 1 in 3 Americans would. Stigmatized Property Houses in which murder or […]

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