Posts filed under “Real Estate”

Tallest Deepest Longest Manmade Structures

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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

The Refi Boom Is Over

Mortgage lending declined to the lowest level in 14 years as homeowners pulled back sharply from refinancing and house hunters showed little appetite for new loans. Nick Timiraos joins MoneyBeat.

 

 

Category: Credit, Real Estate, Video

Declining Migration Within the U.S.: The Role of the Labor Market

Category: Credit, Employment, Real Estate, Think Tank