Effects of New Tax Legislation

by Tolbert Rowe I must confess that I was not very confident that POTUS Trump and the Republican Congress could align their political self-interests enough to pass major tax reform … Read More

Worry Free Retirement?

As my thinning gray hair reminds me, and the little zings I get in the morning alert me, getting old is not for sissies. But as someone once said, and … Read More

Benefits of Using a Realtor

by Tolbert Rowe Selling your own home without using the services of a Realtor can save you 5% to 6%, leaving you with more money available toward the purchase of … Read More

Dollars & Sense

The Time to Buy is Now–Are you Ready? by Tolbert Rowe Last month we talked about the current real estate market and the confluence of factors making for a perfect … Read More

Developing a School Calendar

by Tolbert Rowe Governor Hogan’s recent decision to take over local control of the school calendar has created quite a stir among supporters who feel it is just “common sense” … Read More

Dollars and Sense

What’s in a Number? by Tolbert Rowe Since the British have decided to withdraw from their membership in the European Union, long term mortgage rates have hit historic lows. 15 … Read More


by Tolbert Rowe Unless you have been cryogenically frozen for the last 10 years you are fully aware of how juvenile our country’s Presidential election has become. Grown adults who … Read More