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Money Machine by Gary Smith

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INVESTING IN YOUR HOME

Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.

—MARK TWAIN

Bill grew up in Porterville, a small town in California’s great Central Valley. He was valedictorian of his high school class of twelve students. Bette grew up in Indio, a small California desert town that was perhaps best known for its annual date festival, which features camel races and a surprising variety of foods made with dates—including date ice cream.

Bill and Bette married in 1942 and bought their first home in 1946: a 900-square-foot, two-bedroom home, 100 yards from a railroad track in a modest suburban community that was close to Bill’s job in Southern California’s ...

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