Posts filed under “Real Estate”

Post Peak, Post Bottom CS Housing Numbers


Source: Bespoke Investment Group

 

 

I love these two charts – they are so instructive in so many ways. They really invite closer study as to why some cities have recovered so strongly, and why others have failed to.

The first 4 cities in the % from Bubble peaks are Las Vegas, Phoenix, Miami, and Tampa. These cities saw huge booms in housing but without a proportional accompaniment increase in economic activity. Especially in terms of the jobs creation that would allow people to pay those cheap mortgages which supported those elevated prices.

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Category: Data Analysis, Real Estate

Vanity Height

Source: Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Category: Real Estate, Research

Tallest Deepest Longest Manmade Structures

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big and tall

 

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Category: Digital Media, Real Estate, Technology

Manhattan and Brooklyn Rents Continue to Rise

click for ginormous graphic Source: Miler Matrix     Okay, that ought to be enough real estate for a while . . .

Category: Digital Media, Real Estate

The Slowdown in Existing Home Sales

The Slowdown in Existing Home Sales FRBSF Economic Letter 2014-15 May 19, 2014 John Krainer     Sales of existing homes slowed noticeably over the second half of 2013, reflecting a more drawn-out recovery than expected for housing markets. A main reason for the slowdown is higher mortgage rates that have made financing more costly…Read More

Category: Real Estate, Think Tank

No, 8 in 10 Manhattan Home Sales Are NOT All-Cash

Source: RealtyTrac via Rampage   Yesterday, we directed our ire at bad automobile data. Today, its housing’s turn. I was running through my early morning sites one day last week in preparation for preparing my daily reads posting, when I saw this headline at the Washington Post: “8 in 10 Manhattan home sales are all-cash.”…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Real Estate, Really, really bad calls

U.S. Cities Where Prices Are Actually Falling


Source: MoneyBeat

Category: Markets, Real Estate, Video

Comparing Canada & America Post-Crisis

Canada’s and America’s post-financial-crisis worlds look different

 

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Category: Credit, Real Estate, Video

HGTV Won’t Flip My Big Gay House . . .

Once upon a time, there was a group of folks known as home flippers. They bought houses that needed some TLC, fixed them up, then sold them for a profit. The real-estate equivalent of day traders, they mostly went extinct during the housing crash. Except on television. Please bear with me as I somehow try…Read More

Category: Real Estate, Really, really bad calls, Television

Why Does Everyone Hate Home Ownership ?

U.S. homeownership falls to the lowest levels in almost 20 years, blared the headlines. Lots of articles explained “Why Your Home is Not a Good Investment” and why Americans think owning a home is better for them than it is. It seems that America’s former love affair with real estate is over. Blame the recency…Read More

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Real Estate