Caroline Gerardo, C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982 (Sun West Mortgage Corporation)

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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Reasoning, logic and common sense seem to be thrown out the window when certain words are used to describe situations.  In my opinion, it's some speculation as well as science but realistically time will be the test that may matter most.  

Mar 11, 2020 07:36 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I saw that and agree Caroline, it should be calming but, those who don't want to believe (or remember) history, simply won't. 

Mar 11, 2020 10:14 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


My niece is in Thailand at the moment.  She is scheduled to go out of Vietnam home, but Thailand will not issue a visa there.  And this too shall pass.  A

Mar 11, 2020 09:05 PM
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

The media has hyped this and politicians have politicized it. People are panicked thus, there will be no calming them until the government says so.

Mar 12, 2020 07:57 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Unfortunately panic doesn't listen to reason. 

Mar 12, 2020 05:59 AM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Agent Retired

You really don't know what to believe anymore but obviously there has been similar reactions from the market.

Mar 12, 2020 05:44 AM
Peter Mohylsky. BRIX REALTY
Miramar Beach, Florida - Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Interesting graph, I am not sure if it will help.  People tend to believe what they want to believe

Mar 12, 2020 05:02 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

This is a time to take as many cautions as you can but not a time to panic. Panic clouds your thinking.

Mar 12, 2020 04:32 AM
Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
The Last Name You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

We are, of course, going to recover. But, I think we're going to have a rough few months.

Mar 12, 2020 03:21 AM
Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

I sell Real Estate It is a good time to buy a home with interest rates so low

I think we all need to stay on the path and do what we do.


Mar 12, 2020 12:36 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Before civilization became organized and connected, concerns were limited to local events driven by wants, needs & desires. Now that we have access to global various news why would we make that a part of our intimate local lives? In my world, regardless of circumstances, all is well and I remain grateful. Opportunity & prosperity are always looking for hosts. What other approach is there? Defeat? Surrender? Enabling NEVER!

Mar 12, 2020 07:34 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

As one who is not even slightly concerned the chart has no effect on me Caroline Gerardo . Those who are panicing are going to panic no matter what is said at this point.

Mar 12, 2020 05:54 AM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

Now I'm really, really scared

Mar 11, 2020 08:05 PM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Worth a try. I posted that graph on my Facebook too, we need to be beacons to our community. I never remember freaking out this bad (the public not me) over any of those above and I lived through all of'em.

I'm keeping my head & health and trying live by example.

Mar 12, 2020 12:37 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I do not think it will help - for many reasons.  Among them - people cannot see when in a state of panic.

Mar 12, 2020 10:31 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I don't think this would have any impact.  None of these were the cyclical "once every hundred years" plagues, like the Wuhan Coronavirus is.  Check out history, there has been a major world-wide plague every 100 years near the 20th year of the century dating back 300 years, including the "Black Death" that inspired children's rhymes.

Mar 12, 2020 08:31 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

One important addition to that graph needed for it to be relevant.

Mar 12, 2020 08:52 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Your health and the health of your family members should be the highest priority.  All of us in the securities markets are taking a hit.

Mar 12, 2020 08:21 AM
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

The stock market famously over-reacts, it will correct itself; the other concerns are serious i.e. seniors, performances, graduations, sports events, etc. 

Mar 13, 2020 07:42 AM