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    Some Thoughts on Interest Rates

    I have been tracking interest rates for about 40 years. When I was finishing my accounting degree in the early 1980’s we were experiencing interest rates in the 18 to 20% range for purchasing homes. A very difficult time for…

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    It Takes a Village

    Let’s suppose for a moment that our high schools are producing 50% of their students to pursue a 4 year college degree. Most of the curriculum is set up to support those students pursuing the now traditional 4 year college…

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    Making the Trades Hip

    I often ask myself, “Why do young people work in food trucks, microbreweries but not in the trades?” I think hipness has something to do with it. Working with your hands making something with pride is hip. We need to…

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    Quail Cottages at Quail Grove

    Quail Homes Builds What Many People Want: High Quality, Low Maintenance Living With longer life expectancy and rising divorce rates, it’s no wonder that more individuals who live alone are buying houses than ever before. Some reasons for the rise…

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