Are Homes Becoming Affordable?

Nice WSJ interactive graphic on the changes in Housing markets in various regions:

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via WSJ


The Brighter Side of Housing
Amid Downturn, ‘Unaffordable’ Is Within Reach
WSJ, April 24, 2008; Page D1

Category: Real Estate

Murdoch’s WSJ Changes Creates Opening for NYT, FT

Is Rupert Murdoch’s altering of the Wall Street Journal creating an opening for his competitors? That was one of the topics we discussed at Tuesday evening’s NYU lecture on media, business, and blogging. This morning, we are going to briefly explore that. In the past, I have offered up advice to various media. I have…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Financial Press, M&A

The Economist: The Debate We Would Like To See

Category: Financial Press, Politics

Volatile Real Estate Market Driving Web Traffic

Marketwatch video: Zillow upgrades their algo, claiming a 12% improvement. They also are allowing homeowners to improve and upgrade data about their houses:

Category: Real Estate, Video

Dirty Economic Indicator of the Month

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Web/Tech

BP World Traffic

Category: Weblogs

Student Loans?

Category: Credit, Economy

Must Read: Triple-A Failure

Category: Credit, Real Estate

Tracking NAR Spin

Category: Financial Press, Psychology, Real Estate

Trimtabs Continues to Abuse Withholding Data

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Taxes and Policy