There probably hasn’t been any symbol mentioned more often on Slope over the past year than IYR, the real estate fund. This morning, we got closer to the major Fibonacci retracement (91.64) than we’ve been in months. The yellow tinted area is, to my mind, a tremendous top.(more…)
Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
This is a bit silly, but pretty interesting, representation of average home sizes in each state of the U.S. The tiniest homes are in Hawaii – – just a shade over 1,000 square feet – – whereas the homes in Utah are nearly 200% larger! Bigger families and lots of cheap land, I suppose. Anyway, here ya go:(more…)
Over six years ago, I wrote about a house a few doors down from me that was for sale. The house – – more of a cottage, really – – was small, measuring about 900 square feet, but the lot size, by Palo Alto standards, was enormous: a full half-acre! Thus, this tiny edifice, and the turn on which it sat, sold for $10 million.(more…)