June 26, 2023

25% of the Consumer Price Index is Being Miscalculated...

Another Perk of Homeownership? Lower Inflation



How to lower inflation


While “shelter costs” make up 25% of the Consumer Price Index, the calculation only looks at rising rents. SMR calls that “a major flaw” and developed its own index.

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. – SMR Research Corp. says there’s ...

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June 6, 2023

Sarasota County lands on Florida's richest counties list. What ranking did it get?

Sarasota Florida Siesta Key

Great restaurants, award-winning beaches and great weather (when it wants to be), is it any wonder Sarasota County made it on the list?


Out of 67 counties, Sarasota County lands the 8th place spot for Florida's wealthiest counties, study shows. SmartAsset, a financial technology company, identified the wealthiest ...

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Feb. 17, 2022

Better than Zillow, Welcome to the Best Real Estate Website for Home Searches

Just a quick “Hi!” to my long-time followers and a cheery “Welcome!” to all my new visitors! You've made it to my tiny home on the internet. I really think you're gonna love it here.⁣ ⁣ So you know, here’s what’s you can expect up ...

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Feb. 7, 2022

Mortgage Rules Eased for Self-Employed Buyers

Fannie/Freddie started requiring extensive recent financial info from self-employed workers due to COVID, but some may now find it easier to qualify for a loan.


Mortgage Rules Eased for Self-Employed Buyers

PASADENA, Calif. – Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac finally eased the two biggest COVID-19 era loan obstacles of the past two years, opening ...

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