Pharell Williams, Grammy-winning singer and producer, pitched his idea for a surf park in his hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia in 2017. Now there’s a bit of action on the long-awaited project. Questions: Source: Smith, A.N. (2023) Pharrell Williams-Backed Surf Park to Tap $121 Million of Bonds. The Washington Post, Jan. 31 (Retrievable online at… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Real estate market
It seems as if each day brings a new list of closing retailers. According to Shimkus (2023), Macy’s, Nordstrom, Kohl’s, Bed Bath and Beyond, and JoAnn’s are only a few of the iconic brick-and-mortar stores to close numerous stores this year. Questions: Source: Shimkus, B. (2023). SHUTTING UP SHOP: Full list of stores hit by… Read more »
Remember: Cash is King!
According to McClatchy News, one in three buyers of U.S. homes is paying cash, which is a record high number. Florida topped all states for all-cash home sales, at 55 percent of cash sales during the first three months of this year. That’s on a par with 54 percent for all of last year and… Read more »
It Beats Earning $20 an Hour?
Flipping houses earned a bad reputation during the housing bubble, when speculators bought and sold millions of homes in search of easy profits. But as the real estate market is showing signs of life, the practice is gaining popularity again. Questions: 1. Which areas of the country have seen the most flipping action and why?… Read more »