Wireless Resorter or High Country Eagle?

The impact on rural and remote quality-of-life counties will be unevenly felt across the landscape posing different demands for local goods and services. The Southwest, Rocky Mountains, and Northwest (in that order) will have the highest population growth and the greatest potential real estate appreciation in the nation. Final installment in a 4-Part Series evaluating real …

Who’s Free to Move About the Country?

California doesn’t have a corner on the market for individuals and businesses seeking pristine natural quality-of-life communities with an open and innovative social environment. Psychologists have found that midlife is typically a time when many of us take stock of our values and goals.  Part Three in a 4-part Series evaluating real estate and consumer …

Demographic Lifestyles and Buying Power

As time marches on they’ll move the Baby Boomers aside as target real estate buyers of resort property … Will the majority of retirement age baby boomers move to remote resort locations like Mammoth Lakes, Dillon, Colorado or in recreational areas like Lake Tahoe? Part Two in a 4-part Series evaluating real estate and consumer …

Equity

“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” — Mark Twain. Figure out if you should unlock that equity for investments. Or more specifically, how to tap into your source of capital to fund your retirement. Part One in a 4-part series weighing the pros and cons of investing in real estate over the course of …