Real Estate

Looking to mom and dad for help when buying a home

By From page C2 | December 30, 2011

Ken Calhoon

Ken Calhoon

Bad things sometimes happen to good people. Some real estate problems don’t have a solution. When that happens, it’s often best to accept the situation and move on than dwell on our misfortune. Most of the time, when I’m asked for advice on real estate or a financial matters, there are clear alternatives: Buy, sell, hold, rent, refinance, run; crunch the numbers, assess the risks and, presto, here is the solution. But occasionally I come across a real estate situation that has no solution. It’s another tragic story with no satisfactory ending.

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