Wednesday Hits: Where in the Real Estate Cycle Are We? Do You Want an Inheritance or a Cruise?

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Where in the Real Estate Cycle Are We?

“The Case-Shiller index shows national housing prices are increasing at the slowest pace since mid-2012 in February. This suggests the expansion phase is losing steam.”

 

Do You Want an Inheritance or Do You Want a Cruise

“Looking at it coldly, the cost of this holiday would have covered our living expenses for four months so we could have FIREd sooner. Is any two-week holiday worth working for another four months? For me, the answer is unhesitatingly yes.”

 

Don’t Buy a Home

“Let’s pick another time period: 1975-2013. A $100 investment in a home would have returned $100. A $100 in the stock market would have returned $1,600.”

3 thoughts on “Wednesday Hits: Where in the Real Estate Cycle Are We? Do You Want an Inheritance or a Cruise?”

  1. I feel like blogs that don’t allow commenting often post things that could be proven wrong and they want to avoid that.

    1. Yeah I noticed that too. I really wanted to refute the House article….. It isn’t as cut and dry as presented.

      Also, WTH do you put a TLDR at the bottom…

      1. Hey Daniel! I believe you can comment on the articles. I’d love to hear your thoughts. It’s definitely not as cut and dry as presented.

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