Did you know that several Redskins players are amazingly frugal?
Kirk Cousins, the quarterback, drives an old van that used to belong to his grandparents.
Other players who make millions of dollars per year share 2-bedroom apartments with friends, ride their bikes to practice or drive their 1990’s college cars to work.
These players say that it makes sense to be frugal because while they are making pretty good money now, they never know when their income is going to change and they are going to go from enjoying the good times to dealing with the bad times.
The real estate market also reminds us that there are good times and bad times.
At the moment, we are enjoying a good time in Fairfax County
Not so long ago, in 2008, we went through a bit of a rough patch. Thankfully, it didn’t last very long and now we have been on a good patch for a while.
How long will this good patch last?
Nobody really knows, but so far, the last few months and the current market status point to a continuation of a strong market.
Let’s quantify this strong market…