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Daily Finance Offers an Interesting Housing Value Perspective

Daily Finance Offers an Interesting Housing Value Perspective

Daily Finance offers a very interesting perspective on housing values.  The point of the article is that new homes have historically averaged around 4X income.  Also, that in the last deep recession they dipped to 3.5X value.  I believe this article bears serious consideration.  I also would  warn that the last deep recession was coupled with [...]

Apartment Default Rates Improve Passing Commercial for Performance

Apartments March Ahead The nation’s apartment sector appears to be recovering faster than other segments, in a sort of “first in, first out” play on the recession. In the second quarter, the multifamily mortgage default rate declined by 47 basis points, from 4.63% to 4.16%, falling below the commercial default rate for the first time [...]

The Home Mortgage Interest Tax Write Off is Under Assault – What Should Investors Do?

U.S. home ownership is declining and with foreclosures in the pipeline racing forward, this trend will accelerate in the coming months.  This more precipitous drop should slow to a stead trend of declining ownership for the remainder of the decade and possibly beyond.  This trend is going to effect homeownership benefits and regulations. When [...]

Real Estate Wealth often lies in the Driving Trends

Growing up in rural Oklahoma I overheard my peers state frequently, “I don’t need to learn this in school.  I’m going to be a farmer.”  At the same time, I’d watch my dad read the market news and watch the commodity reports every day.   Now and then, a semi trailer pulled into the farm unloading tons of grain.  One day, I asked, [...]

More News on the Housing market

The American home is shrinking. Toll the bell for the McMansion. This new article from CNN Money is enlightening laying out recent Census Bureau data. ________ After years of growth, the Census Bureau recently reported that median new home size fell to 2,135 square feet in 2009 after peaking at more than 2,300 earlier in the [...]

Housing Sales Plunge in July – What Does It Mean?

Housing Sales Plunge in July – What Does It Mean?

Check Out this CNN Financial Article.  The author sees new lows for housing, but no fall into a 2nd recession.  I think housing may take a harder fall than this author projects, but agree with the logic as far as it goes. Plunging home sales could sink recovery By Hibah Yousuf, staff reporterAugust 24, 2010: 4:03 PM ET NEW YORK [...]

The New York Times Weighs In On Homeownership

The New York Times Weighs In On Homeownership

By David Streitfeld Housing will eventually recover from its great swoon. But many real estate experts now believe that home ownership will never again yield rewards like those enjoyed in the second half of the 20th century, when houses not only provided shelter but also a plump nest egg. The wealth generated by housing in those [...]

This CNN Money Article Offers “New Normals” in America

Five 'new normals' that really will stick CNN Money – August 21, 2010 This article from Fortune offers hints that may help you find better investments and may lead to a new world  of investors for principals.  I hope you enjoy this article as much as I. By Nin-Hai Tseng, reporterAugust 20, 2010: 1:13 PM ET FORTUNE -- Whenever we go [...]

We Are Planning to Merge with / Become an Investment Club

We Are Planning to Merge with / Become an Investment Club

We've provided a lot of information, but feel we aren't serving you as well as we can.  Because of this over the coming months we intend to merge with an investment club.  This plan is based on accomplishing the following: Providing  you a monthly forum to interact live with our team about investment issues. Offering you an investor [...]

An Interesting CNN Financial Story on the Market

An Interesting CNN Financial Story on the Market

Check out this CNN  Financial Article from August 5th, 2010 These are the glory days of the residential real estate investor. Low prices, rock-bottom interest rates and stable rental markets have created huge buying opportunities. "It's awesome right now. I don't think we'll ever see another time like this," said Tanya Marchiol of Team [...]

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