Forget Stocks. Millenials want their money in cold, hard cash.

Here's an article from CNN-Money about Millenials— 18-29 year olds are a recession-scarred generation and have a risk aversion to investing money in stocks and real estate. They want it in cash—all cash—. Is that an investment?  It is accessible and usable for immediate needs. Is that enough? Economists hope that this generation will return to stocks and other investments, as they have the largest retirement burden and it does take some sacrifice. Read more….here.

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 10:50 pm
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Do Remodeling Projects Pay?

Take a peek at this great information that can help inform your remodel projects and when to do them even–some you might not even suspect would be worth doing. Timing is also important. Why not have a plan to enjoy your remodel work before you have to sell and leave it all for someone else!? 

Do Remodeling Projects Pay?

 

 

Leigh Buchan Harvey

Managing Broker

Windermere/HKW,Inc.

lbharvey@windermere.com

206-730-1319

Posted on September 21, 2013 at 9:28 pm
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Gardner Econ Report

 

Overall sense of the US populace has an “improved tone”, the Gardner Report indicates, noted here.

Here are some significant stats you’ll find in the report: (This is referencing the last quarter of 2011 WA State.)

  • 3% expansion of economy
  • Haven’t seen this expansion since Qu2 of 2010
  • Local employment at 7.7% less than national average
  • Job increases:
  • Aerospace + 9,400
  • Ed and Health + 5,400
  • Professional & Business +3700
  • Construction +1000 (awesome!)

 

 

Posted on March 19, 2012 at 12:25 pm
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