Recession Opportunities

Is this a recession or opportunity knocking? I’ve seen this question posed all over the media. A lot of the articles are aimed at higher income execs who work the stock markets. But I’m beginning to see front porch lights coming on in businesses everywhere.

Yes, we’re all still feeling the pinch of high unemployment and unstable market values, but gas prices are down and the holiday season is approaching. Businesses want you! They want your money and they’re girding their proverbial loins and preparing to battle for it. Perhaps now more than ever, we the customers are being offered more than just dried up old carrots for bait. We’re getting coffee and cookies to


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One Response to Recession Opportunities

  1. Caleb @ Blueprint Economics says:

    You’re first tip is golden. Builders are offering ridiculous perks to buyers. Buyers are so few and far between, that those that do come forward are getting unprecedented deals. Check this out. I’m from the DC area. Our housing prices are always through the roof. Our housing recession however really started about 2 and a half years ago. Around that time, you could see the market slowly coming to a halt. I was in the market to purchase a condo at the time. In one of the suburbs of Washington, there was a construction company offering $25 – $40 thousand buy downs. And that was 2 and half years ago. Some of those same condos are still on the market, so who knows what they could be offering a willing buyer today.

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