October 31, 2011 11



Sorry for the lack of a Monday blog post, but I’ve been sick for 24 hours with what I think was a bad turkey sub from Subway.

Rather than leave the blog empty, please enjoy this fantastic explanation of our taxation system by an economics professor who also likes beer…

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October 26, 2011 6

Quick Hits!

Quick Hits

This week’s quick hits is not about baseball, despite the photo, but who among you is watching the World Series?  Texas or St. Louis?  Does anybody care?  Free coffee to whoever can name the player in the photo without cheating.  Note the team name on his chest, and think World Series…

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October 25, 2011 8


Commercial/Retail Condo Space

You’re probably aware of many commercial/retail spaces that exist on the main floor of a condominium at street level, but let’s take a look at why a developer includes this space, the form of ownership, and how they pay taxes and maintenance on the space…

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October 24, 2011 5


Holding Court

A reader emailed me last week and asked, “I live on a very quiet, very exclusive court and I’m wondering how much this is worth.”

I’m not sure I can put an exact dollar value to it, but the subject warrants a discussion…

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October 21, 2011 6


The Little Things…

I’ve been in my new condo now for two weeks, and I’ve come to realize that there are a lot of “little things” that I miss about the old place.

I think every home-owner goes through this process.  No two homes are ever the same…

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