Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Everywhere you turn there are incentives to entice home-buying there’s the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit, for instance. Some realtors tout the low interest rates. But some local condo sellers are getting very creative to drive home a sale. a new car.
For many people the housing market is not the best place to be right now. It’s almost inevitable that at least once a day one will hear something about home foreclosures, the credit crunch and the R word – that’s recession. In this report, WOSU takes a look at how the nation’s economy is affecting the condominium market in Franklin County.