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morenumbersThere...thatfeelsbetter.Nowsoepredictions.Ourmarketintheourcountyareais85equitysales.Thatisgoodnews.Thepiechartsontherighttellthedistressedpropertystoryasittracksthroughthebottomothemarket.Foreclosuresandshortsalesruledthedayin20092010and2011representinghalormoreoallsales.Thosewerenotgoodtimesorvalueswhichcorrespondperectlywiththebluepiecesrepresentedhere.Weexpectinthenewyearorthat85EquitySalenumbertodropalittleperhapsto82orevento80withoreclosuresalestakingupthedierencebetweenthatandthereductionoShortSaleswhichwillbereducedtojustasliver.Tobeclearthatisoreclosurelistingsgoingup---neworeclosureswillcontinuetogodown.Sothisisinventorycurrentlyheldbythebankstricklingbackintothemarket---callittheresidueletoverromtheoreclosurecrisis.Thefipmarketwillcontinuetodryup.Theinstitutionalandcorporatefipcompanieshavealreadyletourmarketandthenumberodistressedhomesinneedorehabilitationwillcontinuetodeclineleavingewerortheremainingmomandpopfipperstoghtoverwithdecreasingmargins.WhatwillvaluesbedoinginthenewyearOurrecentcorrectionupwardshouldmellowout.Indeeditalreadyhasmellowedoutwithrecentevidencebothstatisticalandanecdotalthatvalueshaveleveledordroppedalittlelatelyinmanycommunities.Nobigdealjustareturntocalmerwaters.Ourourcountyregionmightdo6betterin2014.AndwearepredictingaSpringthateelsmorelikeSpringwithpeoplemovingabouttransactingrealestateplantingfowersandeedingthebirds.HappyNewYear.Ifyoulikeplayingwithdatayouwilllovegapinder.org.Whetheryourownorsmilewiththeknowledgethatourgovernmenthasbeencollectinginormationoouractivitiesandwhereaboutsitstoolatetoturnbacknow.Successulbusinesseshavebeencollectingdataormanyyearsotenverymanuallytoremaincompetitive.Butinternetandcellcommunicationalongwithbigcomputersandsophisticatedsotwarehaveenabledustominedatainterpretitandactonitwithamazingspeedoteninrealtime.Whetheritisthegovernmenttryingtokeepyousaeoraretailertryingtogiveyouexactlywhatyouwantyouareanobjectoscrutinylikeitornot.Onthathappynotesurrenderandhavealittleunwithit.Gapminder.orgisaninteractivetoolorthesocialsciencenerdinallous.Youchoosetheindicatorstographagainstoneanother.ForexamplewhatistherelationshipbetweenindividualwealthandchildmortalitythroughoutworldhistoryHowdoeseducationspendingtrackwithsanitationMindexpandingstu.Anothergreatresourceiscensus.govwhereyoucanpullstatsabouteverycountyinthecountry.i.eHowmanyautobodyshopspercapitainthiscityversusthatcity.Fascinating....orsomeanyway.EquitySalesREOSalesShortSales8563514758October2009October2010October2011October2012October2013