Biz was brisk, but certainly would be, and should be; when folks aren't payin' their Mortgages, PMI, Real Insurance for Water, Fire, Earthquake (double on that), and whatever insurance on their properties.
Why Would One? When they are livin' there for Free, for more than four years?
Yep. Right in my ow ex and now, 'hoods.
The Banks probably are payin' the property taxes.
And It will be the day that I purchase a property, when I can for the back taxes, and perhaps a little more.
I bought some cheap strawberries and bananas and made $50 fruit basket for $5.
Got some lobster for $5.99 per tail and veggies. $15 dinner at home from the grill and $5 fruit basket. It would have cost me $100 or 5x more to do that in the restaurant (where they rush you anyways).
Saving gas is also a plus.
This economy will not recover as long as the money is the president and ink cartridge is the FED chairman.