S & P / Case-Schiller 4th Qtr 2011… Atlanta GA Weakest Housing Market



According to the Standard and Poors / Case-Schiller 4th Quarter 2011 Index of U.S. housing prices, 19 of the 20 markets in the 20 city composite index showed a continuing downward trend in housing prices. Atlanta, GA was the weakest housing market in the U.S. with a change of -11.7% during this same period.

Putting The U.S. Credit Downgrade Into Perspective



In the wake of the decision by Standard and Poor’s to downgrade the United States credit rating, the reaction worldwide has been somewhat muted. Of course, if nothing else, this is a gigantic embarrassment to the U.S. government, especially the congress and the Obama administration. It was on their watch that the first ever downgrade […]

Commercial Mortgage Delinquencies At All Time High



Trepp LLC, an analytical research firm, is reporting that U.S. commercial mortgage delinquency rates reached an all time high of 9.88% in July. According to Trepp, this is a new record for the commercial mortgage market. All of the ratings agencies have been reevaluating their ratings process and making changes. There is some concern that […]

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