General Real Estate

One of the unique things I do here at RealEstateDecoded.com is that I publish an INFLATION-ADJUSTED Case-Shiller Home Price Index. You can see what's really going on with home prices by looking at the Real, Inflation-Adjusted Case-Shiller Home Price Index.
The Washington Post reported recently that Barack and Michelle Obama bought the house they had been renting. That was serendipitous for me because I've been working for a crazy number of months on an online course called, "Buying the House You Rent." Nice timing, Barack! Thank you! After seeing the cool article...
Dear Readers, I got a very moving email from a reader this week. They are taking a $1,000 a month loss on a condo they bought in California in 2006. But now we are just a ticking time bomb... My retirement savings will likely be less, my assets fewer, my...
For the uber real estate geeks out there, I got an article published this week in BiggerPockets, the #1 website for real estate investors. The article is, "The Lesser Known Home Price Index That’ll Give You Unique Market Insight". ###
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https://youtu.be/N9uEDJf2OIo There are two types of people in the world, 1) the excitable, "everything is awesome" people, and 2) us cautious worriers who prevent things from going wrong. In her book, "Focus," Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson calls them the promotion-focused and the prevention-focused. Promotion-focused people work to win. They sometimes do amazing...