April 2020

Found 3 blog entries for April 2020.

I have spent a great deal of time reflecting on the course our lives are taking.  While I do not believe this is a paradigm shift (excepting the present moment), I do foresee significant and meaningful changes.  First in the way people work (even more remotely); second in supply chain patterns (more home delivery of goods and curbside pick-ups as well as increased nationalism) and finally in our attention to potential pandemics. 

 

This virus is not going to disappear anytime soon.  Many scholars are estimating that the U.S. should, at a minimum, maintain the lockdown for 2 months.  Some suggest 4 months to truly move past the danger.  While I am not an epidemiologist, I do understand that viruses don’t simply “go away”.  Instead they mutate until

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It is my goal to bring to you highlights and glimpses of what makes Northern New Mexico so special.

This week I visited with Dr. Amanda Wheat, we discuss one of acupuncture's lessor known treatment courses - cosmetics.  This is the second of a short series on acupuncture.

I hope you enjoy these posts. If you do, (or don’t), I want to know! Please leave feedback for me. I want to be sure I am answering your questions and touching on what’s important to you.

 You can find Dr. Wheat at: https://www.amandawheatdom.com/

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Reasons to feel comfort in the real estate market during these troubling times:

  1. Housing prices

There’s a stark difference between pre-crash (2007) and today. Normal appreciation is around 3.6%, so while current appreciation is higher, 4.7%, than the long-run historic norm, it’s certainly not accelerating beyond control as it did in the early 2000s (which was in the low teens in the years prior to the crash).

  1. Shortage of homes on the market – not a surplus

The months’ supply of inventory needed to sustain a normal real estate market is approximately six months.  More than that leads to price depreciation.  Less than that is a shortage which leads to appreciation.  Pre-crash, 2007, saw too many homes for sale – roughly 8.2 months of

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