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Real Estate: Recession, equity, and house price from Elliot Eisenberg

Elliot Eisenberg, the great economist says—

Prior to the recession, the average homeowner’s equity percentage in their home was 60%. That percentage is now 53.64% and has been rising steadily since bottoming out at 36.6% in Q1/09. 36 more words

Summit Association Of Realtors

"Left Coast Rising": California’s Success Demonstrates That Extremist Ideology Still Dominating Much Of American Politics Is Nonsense

The states, Justice Brandeis famously pointed out, are the laboratories of democracy. And it’s still true. For example, one reason we knew or should have known that Obamacare was workable was the post-2006 success of Romneycare in Massachusetts. 757 more words

Politics

What Is ‘Luxury’ in Today’s Real Estate Market?

In the world of luxury real estate, great curb appeal is just one of many buyer requirements. Builders of today’s luxury homes are tasked with making works of art that also cater to future homeowners’ lifestyle. 885 more words

Economic Recovery Is For Real

Popular Economics Weekly

We are already in July, and can now see that the US economic recovery is for real, in spite of the past winter. 400 more words

Weekly Financial News

Where is Housing Affordable?

The Mortgage Corner

Why aren’t there more home buyers? It seems that housing can’t really recover until household incomes recover, and household incomes are barely keeping up with inflation at the moment. 456 more words

Weekly Financial News

America's housing affordability crisis is getting worse

The pace of home price appreciation has begun to slow, according to data released Thursday from the online real estate marketplace Trulia.

Trulia uses asking prices and rents to estimate housing prices as they are right now, making it a better real-time gauge than other measures like the Case-Shiller Index, which is far more backwards looking. 428 more words

Finance

Is now a good time to buy?

The number one question I probably get asked the most is, “Is now a good time to buy?” to which my response is, “That depends. Do you want to move?” 189 more words