Subprime Market Grows Stronger As More Lenders Jump In



More lenders are jumping into the subprime loan market again, ready to give borrowers with flawed credit another shot at the housing market.

America For Rent: Citizens in Joint Tenancy



A story yesterday by CNBC’s Diana Olick got my attention initially because of the title; “Home Buyers Are Back, but Where Are the Houses?” In that article Olick talks about the Spring housing market, and about how house inventories are staggeringly low given all the variables. With the raw number of homes for sale its lowest in over a decade, the question “Where are all the houses?” certainly is a curiosity. Let’s take a look.

AEI – How Government Policies Brought Down The Housing Market



Since 2006, housing prices have fallen 30 to 40 percent in most areas; millions now owe more on their mortgages than their houses are worth, and millions more have only slivers of equity. The average homeowner today has 7 percent equity in his or her home, versus 45 percent as recently as 1990.

Is Now Really Such a Great Time To Buy?



“Now is a great time to buy” Yeah, we’ve heard that so many times over the last few months, and no doubt so have you. We wouldn’t be surprised if you were actually sick of hearing it, it’s been repeated so much over the last few months. But, according to Zillow at least, now really […]

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