Single-Family Down 2.4%, Multi-Family Down 25%; Hidden Strength?
Following September's strongest Core CPI gain since June 2014, October accelerated that modestly with CPI ex food and energy rising 1.9% YoY.
The housing recovery without mortgage originations is coming to its inevitable conclusion.
Podcaster and author James Altucher recently stopped by Business Insider to talk about his provocative blog post about whether or not owning a home is a smart investment.
2014 was the year of the return of No Income, No Job, No Assets (NINJA), and Stated Three recent ads shown below, courtesy of KGBinvestor, demonstrate just how further down the subprime rabbit hole we have fallen in 2015.
To find the best small cities in America, WalletHub's analysts compared 1,268 cities across four key dimensions: 1) Affordability, 2) Economic Health, 3) Education & Health and 4) Quality of Life.
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Housing space in New York is increasingly at a premium in terms of both demand and cost
For the first time since April, Case Shiller Home Prices rose month-over-month (though barely at +0.11%). However, this very modestly better than expected print was all thanks to downward revisions of previous data
After solid GDP growth of 3.9% in the second quarter, nearly all economic indicators in recent months have pointed to a sizable slowdown.
Existing home sales bounced this month, coming in just above the high end of Econoday Economists' Estimates.
Expanding the Regulatory State with the "Anti Airbnb Measure"
The mainstream media trumpeted the latest data on housing starts as good news for the economy, but there is a dark side they aren't talking much about.
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In news that is bound to make the inflationists at the Fed as well as property owners happy, Landlords Will Hike Rents by 8% this Year.
London's Bert and May Group recently launched a series of clever prefabricated box homes that take as little as one day to set up.
I am sick of me writing about this. Do you ever get sick of yourself? I am sick of me.
Markets discover price via supply and demand: Big demand + limited supply = rising prices. Abundant supply + sagging demand = declining prices.
From London to Amsterdam to Mumbai, shipping containers have been celebrated as a cheap and easy way to provide pre-fab housing. But what is it like to live in one – and can they transcend pop-up status to be a permanent solution?
And here's the knife in the heart of the Echo Housing bubble: declining household income.
For the third month in a row, the Case-Shiller 20-city seasonally adjusted home price index declined. Last month was revised lower. Economists were surprised.
While the Case-Shiller index reported earlier was weaker than had been expected, and the 20 City composite index posted its third monthly decline in a row, the headline hid a wide dispersion of home prices beneath the surface.
Nowhere has there been so much hand-wringing over a lack of "affordable housing," as among politicians and others in coastal California. And nobody has done more to make housing unaffordable than those same politicians and their supporters.
While the rest of the US economy was slowly but surely reentering a recession...
In a deeply disturbing development in the Muslim invasion of Europe, Europeans are being forced from their homes to accommodate the invaders.
French architect Jacques Rougerie has designed a 3,000-foot-long, manta-ray-shaped vessel capable of hosting 7,000 people. The city of Mériens will be a floating university city for researchers and students.
When is the price of some marketable good or service at or near zero? When either the supply of it is so plentiful that virtually any demand, no matter how great, can be satisfied. Or when no matter how large or small the supply of it may be, people
NAR data on housing sales showed the largest August decline since 1999, the earliest publicly available data.
Creating an eco-home from open-sourced blueprints has never been easier or more affordable
"Still Healthy and Trending Higher" Says Bloomberg - Let's Investigate