Posts filed under “Real Estate”

WSJ Real Estate Triple Play

I gave the NYT props the other day for an epecially good issue; I almost never do that for the WSJ (because its a given).

But I did mean to get up a post on the Journal’s Real Estate triple play this past Wednesday, along with their usual terrific graphics:

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Pending Home Sales Decline, Pointing to Market Slowdown

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Investors Retreat From Housing Market
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And lastly, Prices Take Off for San Francisco Office Buildings
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Are you telling me you still do not have a online WSJ subscription? Its not like I get paid for this endorsement, its simply must read Financial Journalism at a reasonable price.

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Sources:
Pending Home Sales Decline, Pointing to Market Slowdown
JAMES R. HAGERTY and JON E. HILSENRATH
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, December 7, 2005; Page A2
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB113387482606315039.html

Investors Retreat From Housing Market
Inventories Rise as Speculative Buying Slows
In Once-Hot Markets Like Phoenix and San Diego

RUTH SIMON
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, December 7, 2005; Page D1
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB113392311667515894.html

Prices Take Off for San Francisco Office Buildings
Fallout From Dot-Com Bust Proves Less Than Expected;
Testing the Fundamentals

CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, December 7, 2005; Page B6
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB113391426964915655.html

Category: Financial Press, Real Estate

That Cheery Notion of Upbeat Economic News

Category: Commodities, Economy, Investing, Markets, Real Estate

Headlines versus Underlying Data

Category: Commodities, Data Analysis, Earnings, Economy, Inflation, Real Estate, Retail

Category: Real Estate

New Home Sales Data: Don’t rely On It Either

Category: Data Analysis, Real Estate

Category: Financial Press, Real Estate, Retail

Chart of the Week: Home Equity Cash Outs

Category: Economy, Real Estate

Ramifications of Eliminating the Mortgage Tax Deduction

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

Housing Starts Soften; Builder’s Bear Market?

Category: Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Real Estate

WSJ: Housing Market Shows Further Signs of Cooling

Category: Psychology, Real Estate