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Christmas Tree Price Report for 2018

Christmas will be here before you know it and if you haven’t put up your tree yet then you may be in luck for rock-bottom prices.  A recent post on eSellerCafe.com used data from Square and the National Christmas Tree Association (who knew the trees were united?) to...
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ABC Predicts Construction Sector Will Remain Strong in ’19

In their 2019 construction economic forecast, the Associated Builders and Contractors predicts that the construction sector will remain strong in 2019, however they do warn about inflationary pressures on the horizon.  They say job growth, high backlog and healthy infrastructure investment all spell good news for the industry....
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Redfin Says Housing Inventory Up 5% with Sales Down 8%

According to recent data from Redfin, U.S. home-sale prices increased 3.3% in November compared to one year ago, coming in at a median price of $ 298,800.  November marked the third straight month of annual home price gains under 4% after a 77-month-long streak of annual home price...
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Generation Z is Approaching Money Differently

Ok…as a regular reader you know that we’ve posted a whole lot about millennials, but guess who’s coming up on their heels?  Generation Z – and they approach finances way differently than their older siblings.  Are you ready for them???  Today’s infographic from Rave Reviews shows how Generation...
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Fannie& Freddie Suspend Evictions Over the Holidays

Government-back giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have announced they will suspend eviction lockouts over the holiday season.  As reported by Mortgage News Daily, the GSEs (Government-Sponsored Enterprises) will stat their eviction moratorium (applying to single-family through 4-unit properties) from December 17 through January 2, 2019. “We believe...
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History of File Sharing

It seems like day doesn’t go by without sending or receiving an important file for business or maybe a photo to a friend from your recent trip.  But how did all this file sharing come about and where is it going?  DailyInfographic.com says over 20 million people share...
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Zumper’s National Rent Report for December

Rental information site Zumper recently released their National Rent Report for December showing that the median national rent for 1-bedroom apartment was $ 1,212 and the median two-bedroom rent was $ 1,430.  Year over year, both one and two bedroom prices are up 1.9% and 3.9%, respectively.  Zumper...
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