Month: February 2017

A Trillion Dollars For Infrastructure

Would one trillion even be enough?  Just in the past few weeks, the PA/NJ Turnpike Connector Bridge was shut down after a crack in a support beam was discovered.  No idea when this 60 year old bridge will reopen. Over the weekend we heard about how the biggest dam in the country started to fail…
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February 16, 2017 0

Is House Flipping Making A Comeback?

Chances are, if you’ve watched HGTV or A&E since the mid ’00s, you’ve seen a show or two about houses getting “flipped”.  Maybe it was South Carolina, or Vegas, or Southern California… but anywhere there’s a bustling housing market, you have people “flipping” houses.   The premise of house-flipping is seemingly simple.  Find an underpriced, run-down house, quickly fix…
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February 9, 2017 0

Young Americans Living With Parents At A 75-Year High

I was over at Jeremy’s house for New Year’s last month. As I drove through his young, trendy neighborhood, I noticed how relatively peaceful and quiet it was on what was a traditionally raucous night. And as I looked around, I saw a lot of construction… and a lot of finished houses with well-worn “For…
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February 2, 2017 0