When is it a good idea to invest money in your home? There is no hard and fast rule and the answers to these questions vary significantly. Some projects announce themselves as urgent, other projects may be more difficult to prioritize. So, how do you choose?
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Business people everywhere are struggling to recover from disruptions and tensions caused by a perfect storm of pandemic and social unrest. For most, life will never be the same as it once was. That reality holds opportunity as well as risk. Now, perhaps more than ever, could be a good time to re-think how we think.
There’s a lot of talk nowadays about “uncertain times.” It’s a phrase often denoting the harsh and burdensome changes wrought by a global pandemic. But “uncertain times” seems to imply a lack of control. I prefer the term “unscripted times.”
A new ranking from Forbes put the Provo and Salt Lake City metropolitan areas among the best-positioned regions in the country to recover from the pandemic.
Sure, some in the younger generations may warrant the negative labels, but most do not. Many in the so-called Why Generation are ambitious and entrepreneurial. They are bright and creative. They are kind and generous. They are our future. So shouldn’t we do everything possible to help them find their way in the marketplace of ideas and worthy work?
Corporate hallways and lunchrooms are often festooned with “motivational” wall posters. The idea seems to be that clichés enhance comradeship and performance. Military drill instructors scream at recruits, apparently assuming that insults and humiliation are inspiring. Motivation can come from many sources.
Every week I receive lots of different questions on real estate. Some of these are complex such as how to analyze a large real estate portfolio, while others are more straightforward. One specific question which many people are asking surprises me. “Should I sell my home and rent while I wait for a housing correction and then buy again?”