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Ready to Buy a Home?

The latest data volley in the buying-versus-renting debate suggests that a great migration of renters into homeownership will take place this year. According to the latest Zillow Housing Confidence Index (ZHCI), more than 12 percent of current renters nationwide–roughly 5.2 million–stated they were planning to buy a house in the next year. 264 more words

Home Ownership

Save the Library of Birmingham.

Another subject I now reprise – this time with dismay – is that of the Library of Birmingham, which I wrote about so ecstatically… 223 more words

And Now A Word About Money Loss.

DH is pestering me and telling me I shouldn’t concern myself with our past. What’s done is done and we should just move forward. While I agree with DH in theory, we shouldn’t forget our past. 1,261 more words

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Muzzling a country

Covering the quagmire that Venezuela has become in a fair way has always been the main purpose of Caracas Chronicles. As bloggers we try to unveil to the world what’s really happening on the political, economic and social fronts, providing our humble analysis of the status quo. 408 more words


What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 20 - April 24, 2015

Mortgage Rates Were Little Changed Last Week

According to remarks made last Thursday by deputy chief economist of Freddie Mac, Len Kiefer, “Mortgage rates were little changed following a light week of economic reports and remaining low at the spring homebuying season. 395 more words

Housing Analysis

The Dismal Science At Work

Devising sensible budgets is hard work. Whether it’s legislators considering the national budget or an average person working out her household budget, there are two major considerations. 398 more words


Die In The U.S.A. In Your Chevrolet.

A NY/US bankruptcy judge, Robert Gerber, ruled yesterday that ‘old’ GM doesn’t have to pay restitution to all those people who died in car crashes caused by faulty ignition-switches that ‘old’ GM knowingly installed. 463 more words

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