Skip to main content
Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
No. of Recommendations: 0
A recession hit our town two years ago -- where has everybody else been?  As a real estate agent, I sold over $4,000,000 in properties in my third year of being an agent.  As a real estate broker in my sixth year, I've sold two homes in the last year.  (Homes average $200,000 in this outstate area.)  Small business owners in our community have been hurting for two years -- things won't be looking up soon either.  It's going to take time and a president that can gain the trust of the citizens of this country.  I don't know Buffet and haven't read about him.  But I can talk with people who are successful businessmen and women in my own community and see and hear how tough it is for their businesses right now.  They are losing money left and right, beginning about two years ago.  Are we in a recession?  Our community has felt it for quite some time now.  It's tough.
Print the post  


What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.