Why is it that most people buy when prices are high and run away when prices are low?

Here’s one of the houses I bought in late 2010. Paid less than replacement cost; happily rented at $900 a month representing a 12% plus gross return. Yet, I was virtually alone searching for these bargains; no competition. Nobody buying; everyone seemed to be afraid. Now the market is climbing and people are buying again. Why is it that most people buy when prices are high and run away when prices are low?


What do you call it when your daughter uses your ‘joking around’ advice and it works?

School uniform does not comply, ‘Houston, we have a problem!’ Photo by Rhii Photography on Unsplash


Answer: When your daughter makes it official!

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay

Need an excuse for missing work? Here’s one.

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Candlestick Park, Summertime, and no coat.

Dodgers @ Giants by Cory Krug on Flickr.


It never got approved, I wonder why?

Image by Shahid Abdullah from Pixabay


Two ‘firsts’ in one trip: First time to San Francisco and first time driving an ambulance.

Image by Annalise Batista from Pixabay


Not sure of the best way, but here’s how I did it.

Challenge: How to create a ‘good’ story from your real life experience? (Image by Fathromi Ramdlon from Pixabay)


Not sure of the best way, but here’s what I did.

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Hint: Much the same as getting started at anything.

Property investing, nothing stopping you, let’s do it. Image by Prawny from Pixabay
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Dave Ives

I like to write. Six books so far. Working on number seven. ivesguy.com

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