Posts filed under “Real Estate”

Race to the Top

My pal Jonathan over at Miller Samuel shows us this awesome graphic of high rising apartment buildings in NYC:

 

click for ginormous graphic

Source: Miller Samuel

Category: Digital Media, Real Estate

Category: Real Estate, Think Tank

How the Land Lies for U.S. Home Builders

Source: WSJ   Continues here.

Category: Economy, Markets, Real Estate

Fed Laughter and Housing Prices

Source: Elliot-today     Earlier this week, we discussed the amount of laughter in FOMC meetings as a sign that the Fed was not fully cognizant of the coming financial storm. Today’s chart adds another component to this, overlaying Fed laughs with Case Shiller residential real estate price index, via Elliot-today. Perhaps the best way…Read More

Category: Federal Reserve, Real Estate, Research

Housing Market’s Wild Ride: Boom Bust & Recovery

Another monstrous infographic from Matthew Klein — this one on the Boom and Bust and Recovery in America’s residential real estate market. Enjoy!   Click to see “Bubble to Bust Recovery”     See also The Housing Market’s Wild Ride

Category: Digital Media, Real Estate

Tale of Entire RE Market via 6 Houses

Source: NY Times

Category: Economy, Real Estate

Architecture Billing Index

Source: World Property Channel

Category: Digital Media, Real Estate

Cash Purchases Spike as Interest Rates Rise

Source: RealtyTrac   The chart above comes form the RealtyTrac Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report. It should come as no surprise that as rates rise, so too do all-cash purchases. There are a few significant factors worth noting: 1) Last year, institutional investor purchases for residential properties (single family homes, condominiums and townhomes) accounted for…Read More

Category: Credit, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Real Estate

New Generation Homeowners

Source: Visual.ly

Category: Real Estate

Drivers of Mortgage Choices by Risky Borrowers

Drivers of Mortgage Choices by Risky Borrowers Fred Furlong, David Lang, and Yelena Takhtamanova FRBSF Economic Letter 2014-01 January 6, 2014     During the past decade’s housing boom, borrowers with lower credit ratings were more likely than higher-rated borrowers to choose adjustable-rate mortgages. This raises the question of whether, amid rapidly rising house prices,…Read More

Category: Credit, Real Estate, Think Tank