Redfin Housing Demand Index Drops Amid Lower-Than-Expected Buyer Activity in March; Remains Above Three-Year Average

The Redfin Housing Demand Index decreased 13.9 percent from February, to a seasonally adjusted level of 108 in March, according to Redfin (, the next-generation real estate brokerage.

Will Marijuana Turn Denver into The Next San Francisco?

No question about it, the Denver housing market is “cooking with gas”. When it comes to housing prices and rental rates Denver is the only inland city that is experiencing the kind of explosion in housing prices usually seen only in popular coastal cities like San Francisco. Traditionally coastal cities such as New York, San […]

Real Estate in the Spring Warms

As the flowers bloom and temperatures become milder, so does the real estate market and most experts expect it to be an active one this spring, summer, and fall. Nation-wide, housing prices rose 5.7 percent in January, year over year. Some say that is a sustainable rate of appreciation. However, the Department of Labor’s Consumer […]

Are Home Prices About to Dip?

The spike expected in homes prices during the traditionally busy spring and summer buying season never really developed. Prices in much of the nation remain higher than a year ago but didn’t go up as much as expected. Last year the gain from the second quarter to the third was three percent. This year it […]

Overseas Markets on Verge of Bubble, IMF Warns

The International Monetary Fund says that several global housing markets are overheating, even in the U.S. – which is still digging itself out of a housing bubble that popped in 2008.

How to Find Investment Deals in the New Normal Economy

The real estate investment strategy is changing for 2014. For the years 2012 and 2013, the strategy was buying at the bottom of the market. For 2014, your strategy should be buying in the fastest growing markets while prices are still reasonable. You want to buy where prices are still low but in places with […]

Are Home Prices Overheating Due To Lack of Inventory?

We’re only just beginning to see signs of recovery in housing markets, but already some analysts are warning that home prices could be overheating. The problem is that lack of inventory seems to be the chief factor in driving prices up – something that could have negative consequences further on down the line if more homeowners aren’t tempted to sell in the coming months.

Stocks Jump on Biggest US Home Price Rise In Six Years

A surge in US home prices helped the stock market bounce back yesterday, following a two day slump which had seen indexes take a nosedive over rising fears in the European economy.

Foreclosure Buying By Wall Street Providing Hot Air For New Housing Bubble

Hot air rises, and so are housing prices. It appears that Bernanke’s efforts to fund the housing market are beginning to gain some traction. An army of “ex-Wall Street executives” has had more than two years now to re-trench themselves, and move in, to essentially take over the foreclosure and investment property market in the US.

Someone Is Stealing Your Money – How The Fed is Picking Your Pockets

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke frequently points to “low inflation” as justification for a continuation of his current policy of Quantitative Easing (QE1, QE2, QE3, QE4). Simply put, Bernanke believes, (or is betting), that he can continue to flood the economy with newly printed, nearly worthless dollars because inflation is still low and deflation is supposedly the real problem.

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