Single-family sales in January 2019 were a full 21% higher than they were in December 2018. I could have told you the market was MUCH more fluid than it was earlier in the year or in 2018, but I couldn’t have guessed that much. Condo sales were only slightly up, but it was a fantastic month. The momentum is carrying into 2020.
Want to know one thing that’s becoming a running joke with Realtors these days? The sense of entitlement with cash buyers. Yes, cash is the preferred method of payment, and a cash offer will almost always tip an offer in a buyer’s favor if the price is close, but my colleagues and I are routinely seeing offers 80-90% the price of other offers simply be
As of writing this, I’m now 7 days post surgery, and it’s been quite an experience. It’s hard to fathom: a week ago a doctor made a 3” incision in my abdomen (thank goodness beneath my bikini line), a second doctor moved my internal organs aside, my L5-S1 disc was pulled out, and a weird hockey puck looking thing was bolted into the front of my spine. As if that wasn’t enough, they flipped me over on my stomach, made 2 more incisions on either side of my spine, and installed rods and screws to fortify my posterior spine. I was out of surgery by 11am, I was walking (slowly, with a walker) by 4pm. In all honestly, I was terrified before the surgery. In hindsight, there was nothing to worry about. I just thank God for two fine doctors, a fantastic nurse team at the Carrell Clinic, and the most innovative, advanced healthcare system in the world. A couple of days ago the strength I’d recently lost in my right leg started to come back, hopefully in the next 6-12 months the strength I’ve been missing for the better part of decade in the same leg at least partially recovers. AND I’M NOW 3/4” TALLER!!