A Look At The 2013 Housing Market

Certainly the housing market is one of the most watched of all economic indicators. Strong home sales trigger other economic activity from increased labor requirements to furniture sales. While the housing fiasco of the previous decade was the driving force for the Great Recession it’s quite possible that 2013 will provide perhaps a taste of housing recovery.

The Ugly Truth About The So-Called Housing Recovery

Since 2008’s market melt-down and the advent of record numbers of foreclosures along with the loss of 35% of market value of the underlying assets, the secondary mortgage market has been reeling to and fro like a drunk down at the local bar.

Housing Recovery – Trick Or Treat?

With Halloween 2012 fast approaching, the news of a housing recovery is beginning to permeate the media. But the real question is whether this is a yummy treat we will enjoy in the days ahead, or just a trick designed to fool us into giving candy to those in disguise.

Real Inflation Likely To Undermine A Housing Recovery

The idea that home prices benefit from inflation is a long held tenet of real estate investing. This belief originated in the 1980’s during the first era of creative finance. Most investing “gurus” of that period taught seminars in which they said that home prices were rising because of the inflation which occurred in the

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Housing Market Showing Signs of Recovery

Good news folks! Prime buying time has always been from late April to late July, and the latest statistics are showing that this particular spring season is looking like it will be the strongest in the six years since the market crash.

Realtors Believe in Housing Recovery

Real estate agents in the US believe that the housing industry is finally in recovery mode, with nearly 70% of respondents in a recent survey saying they expect prices to start rising soon.

On the Rocky Road to Housing Recovery

The housing market is nearing bottom, but getting there remains dicey. Home sales are steady, more sellers are lowering their prices and the inventory of homes for sale is dropping.

Which Came First…The Job Or The House?

The old cliche’ is well known…”Which came first…the chicken or the egg?” And so, with all the wrangling over how to “fix” housing, the question to ask is “which came first, the job or the house?”

Housing Recovery Stranger than Expected

On the back of Capital Economics’ observation that the U.S. housing market’s recovery is not quite as strong as previously thought and Freddie Mac’s positive market outlook, the escalating opinion of experts everywhere is that some odd things are happening in local metro markets.

Affordability Is The Real Key To A Sustainable Housing Recovery

By now everyone agrees that housing needs to turn around in order for the general economy to see any kind of robust recovery. Indeed US housing is a cornerstone of the general economy, because of it’s ability to create and sustain a wide variety of jobs. But any significant recovery in housing will require a broad base of participation, and not just from the rich…

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