DEAR BENNY: We have lived in our home for 30 years. The department of aviation at the nearby airport razed buildings, destroyed forests and moved cemeteries in order to build new runways with approaches over densely populated areas. Outdoor use ...Read More »
Why is it that so many of us with the entrepreneurial mindset tend to learn best through the medium of pain? Was Mark Twain indeed correct when he said: “A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something ...Read More »
A recent study by RealtyTrac reveals the best times to buy a home and close a sale transaction. The study found the best month to close on the purchase of a home is October. “Out of 2.7 million single-family home ...Read More »
Many prospective homebuyers have been waiting for the ideal economic situation to take action. When the Federal Reserve voted on Sept.17 to keep interest rates unchanged amid concerns over the global economy and financial market volatility, those buyers thought this ...
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DEAR BENNY: 1) Sales agreement dated July 1, buyer signs July 2, seller signs July 3. 2) An amended contract dated July 6 changing sales price from $100,000 to $95,000 due to inspection issues. Signatures dated after July 6. Which ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: I own 100 shares of JPMorgan Chase and 50 shares of Tesla, both at a profit. I think Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, is a genius. Should I buy more of these two issues, hold them ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: My young broker (I’m 61) of four years is fairly straight with me and has made some good suggestions for my $185,000 individual retirement account. He knows I won’t buy annuities, load mutual funds or the proprietary ...Read More »