A guy who boasts about knowing lots more about local real estate than I do tells me I’m way off-base singing the blues about Long Island. “You make it seem as if there’s a real problem here, and it’s barely a blip on the radar.”
I told him that I disagreed, especially since day-in and day-out I talk to homeowners falling further and further behind on their mortgages.
“Nonsense,” he said. “You’re wrong! You just like to exaggerate, as it makes a better story.”
Really? I didn’t write this story: