It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged about real estate

It’s been a long time since I’ve talked about real estate. But the number of places in my neighborhood for sale keeps piling up– $500k condos, $900k single-families, that kind of thing. So thought I’d look around to see if there’s any news about that impending real-estate disaster I keep thinking is just around the corner. Remember, I’ve been thinking it’ll happen any day now for at least three years. As my 7th grade history teacher used to say, even a blind pig finds an acorn once in awhile.

Highlights from the last couple weeks of real-estate Jeremiads:

I’m feeling kind of optimistic: I might be able to buy a home sometime in the next two years.