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    2020 and the Yellow #2 Pencil

    I gave sharpened yellow #2 pencils with pads of paper to our employees as a gift at our last meeting of the year. We all operate in this digital world where we communicate in rapid speed. So, we think!! I…

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    A Quail Recap of 2019

    The housing market had a good year. We have participated in that good fortune. Next year looks promising. Interest rates and inventory levels are down which is good for housing. We see continued population growth. We are really excited for…

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    Some Thoughts on Interest Rates

    I have been tracking interest rates for about 40 years. When I was finishing my accounting degree in the early 1980’s we were experiencing interest rates in the 18 to 20% range for purchasing homes. A very difficult time for…

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