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99 Homes (and the devil): an interview with director Ramin Bahrani

Hollywood director Ramin Bahrani describes his acclaimed film, 99 Homes, about the post-GFC housing crisis and the millions of people forced out of their homes, as a ‘Faustian – deal with the devil’ – tale. 513 more words

Book And Movies

Housing Bubble - Part Deux

from Jim Quinn of The Burning Platform

The housing recovery without mortgage originations is coming to its inevitable conclusion. The Fed, Wall Street bankers and the US Treasury have been able to increase national home prices by 30%, with 50% to 100% in some bubble markets, … 428 more words


When foreign buyers abandon Canadian housing: Don Pittis

There is little doubt that overseas money has had an impact on the high cost of Canadian real estate.

Even the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation appears to have conceded the fact. 872 more words

Home Buyers

Unemployment, Christchurch, dairy prices - Bill English confirms blogger's analysis

Leg #1: Treasury reported in 2012, on the Christchurch re-build;

The Canterbury rebuild is expected to be a significant driver of economic growth over the next five to ten years.

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The Body Politic

Gen X, Millennial homeowners would be ‘devastated’ by housing bust

A 20 per cent drop in home prices would wallop the net worth of millions of Canadian households, but the pain would be sharpest for those in their 20s and 30s – or  the cohorts who hold the highest amount of debt used to finance the purchase of a home. 397 more words


Sadly, a mattress under some stairs is not the worst example of London's mad housing market

As the housing crisis deepens in London, people are scrambling to find somewhere affordable to live in the capital. The cost of living in the British capital is far beyond what is required to live in the rest of the country, with the… 923 more words

Housing bubble

When I imagine a housing bubble.

It’s more a solution and not as much trouble.

A big plastic bubble with beds and such,

Gyroscopes so it won’t roll that much. 79 more words

Rhyming Story