In today’s intro Jason Hartman looks at a few signs in the real estate market that aren’t so rosey, as well as adjusting the Brady Bunch house for inflation and seeing how real estate holds up against it (and why linear markets are the better bet for steady appreciation).

Then, in today’s 10th episode, Jason talks with Dr. Robert Whaples, Professor and Chair in the Department of Economics, Wake Forest University and co-editor and managing editor of The Independent Review. The two discuss the current Pope’s world view and the nature of the Catholic church today.

Key Takeaways:

[2:21] Are there signs of upcoming trouble? There’s definitely been a slow down in the higher end markets

[6:11] The Brady Bunch house is for sale, what’s it selling for (and compared to what)?

[10:14] Linear markets give you more consistent appreciation than cyclical markets

Dr Robert Whaples Interview:

[14:17] What is Pope Francis’ world view?

[18:42] How the economy is connected to the environment in the Pope’s world view

[24:21] Do we need environmental regulations and taxes?

[26:08] Have we just exported our pollution?

[31:24] Where does the Catholic church come in on the uneven playing fields of markets and oligarchies

Website:

www.Independent.org

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