Good finds. Yes, Mayberry is HOT again. And, that means there are some storefronts with living (apts) like these:
See, very affordable, a place to live, while building a business, and even rental income. Makes me want to get back into real estate.
Small town America is going to be Big again. Make Main Street Great Again...hats and mugs available.
Originally Posted by Dien Rice
I think this is the post you are referring to...
Overcome Pandemic Uncertainty with Focused Activity...
And you're right!
I think there is an even longer term opportunity here...
Many of the big tech companies - it looks like - could allow remote working indefinitely... Which means millions more people who can work from anywhere...
The pandemic is getting people to flee from the cities, for more rural areas. So they don't have to crowd together, cheek by jowl, to catch the virus!
Could this lead to an economic revival in small towns?
I've been reading for years how many small towns are shrinking, and jobs are disappearing... Could this reverse the trend?
I think there's a chance it could... At least for those picturesque, desirable small towns... A lot of people fleeing the cities could flee there...
Here are some articles and other information related to this...
People leaving San Francisco in throngs, since they can work from home now...
Property owners desperate to get workers back to NYC
From @DomainKing on Twitter, August 21, 2020...
"I bought another property this week.
"So many closings the lawyers canít even handle all the business until mid October.
"Had to hunt to find a guy that could close the first week of September.
"Rural #RealEstate is on fire!!!