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Rent Increase or Purchasing Power Decline?
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   posted 6 days ago:
Seems to me the underlying trend is not increasing house prices so much as decreasing purchasing power of the dollar. What we see here is 2012 1 Year Change 3 Year Change Median Gross Rent...

Cops Asking People to Retake The Streets!
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   3 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
CaptainShuddup says Anytime a "the Man" ends up eye browless, is a good ending.

Affordable housing: Middle class pushed to fringe
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   8 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
Ceffer says Detroit is the epicenter of the New American Order: i.e. the Somali-ization and third world-ization of the USA. Why do they hate the wave of the future?

Blood and Stones: "landlords really cant extract much more rent"
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   3 comments, latest 1 month ago:
futuresmc says While I agree rents can't really go much higher, landlords can extract more value from their rentals by lobbying to have renter protections reversed.

Reality Sets In
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   1 comment, latest 1 month ago:
hanera says In 2007, many folks had overpaid excessively for houses. Crappy houses or houses in non-desirable houses are "dragged up". These houses may not be above water for decades, if ever. However, those in...

Maui? Maui Rents Cheaper?
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   1 comment, latest 1 month ago:
JH says this headline would be awesome: RealtryTrac said that the average renter of a three-bedroom home (in California) paid $1,812 month in 2013, which was 16 percent less than the $2,164 they paid in...

I'm Goin' To Kansas City, Here I Come (for less rent)
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   posted 1 month ago:
Rent Growth Levels Drop as Construction Rises in Kansas City http://www.propertymanagementi

Vacancy rates higher than expected in first REO to rental deal
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   posted 1 month ago:
Houses a bad investment to begin with for big money? http://www.reuters.com/article And this: Rents Used to Pay Blackstone Leased-Home Bonds Decline 7.6% http://www.sfgate.com/business A guy can't make a dishonest dime any more!

GOP Tax Reform Looks Great...Except for Urban Liberals
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   41 comments, latest 1 month ago:
sbh says control point says Without the bailouts, this would have happened everywhere. At least one rich guy was not leveraged, and after the deflationary spiral, his billions in unleveraged capital would have been all...

What $1,600/Month Can Rent You Around New York City
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   15 comments, latest 1 month ago:
CaptainShuddup says Harlem is a pussycat city compared to many small Midwestern towns. Harlem didn't even make this list, but a city close to where I grew up in bumfuck nowhere South Carolina did. http://abcnews.go.com/Business

They Built Bike Lanes...But the Hipsters Didn't Come
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   8 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Ceffer says Bike lanes mean nothing without bike purse snatcher porta-havens where they can pilfer and toss the purses unmolested.

High Rents Force Out Artists
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   posted 2 months ago:
As if it were obvious, but now someone has done an analysis: The two maps below show the location of independent and community-based (ie. non-commercial) cinema, visual arts, performance and live music (for elaboration on...

The house price-to-rent ratio has been falling since 2008
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   posted 2 months ago:
The house price-to-rent ratio has been falling since 2008. From 2008 to Q2 2012, house prices have plunged deeply, while median rents have been more or less static, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. A...

Guaranteed World Stipend...In Bitcoins!
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   3 comments, latest 2 months ago:
CaptainShuddup says Then why go to work? Or how would you be able to chose your own course in life in a system like that? You would want to be an actor, but the governing...

Canadas rental market is on a downward slope
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
bubblesitter says Also Canada realized that bringing in Chinese money is not helping them. http://online.wsj.com/news/art

Buy the farm? Prices dropping
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   1 comment, latest 2 months ago:
CaptainShuddup says Sure now they have sucked all of the nutrients out of the soil and the yields are down, and the Farm subsidies don't have the same juice it used to, they want to...

Rising house prices used to be considered good news. Not any more
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   7 comments, latest 2 months ago:
bubblesitter says Heraclitusstudent says But then for existing homes what matters is the extra debt. If prices go down, it means less debt, meaning less money creation, which is deflationary. People have physically less money....

Manhattan Rents Drop for Fifth Straight Month
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   posted 2 months ago:
The median rental price slipped 1.1 percent year-over-year to $3,114 in January, according to the latest report from Miller Samuel prepared for the Douglas Elliman, the brokerage. Although rental price declines remained small, they've been...

India Ready To Riot
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   6 comments, latest 2 months ago:
bob2356 says curious2 says bob2356 says An excellent idea that should have been adopted in Philadelphia in 1887. Wow, are you still carrying a grudge against Philadelphia's late Mayor Edwin Henry Fitler, or were you...

Rent and Income on a "Collision Course"!
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   9 comments, latest 2 months ago:
bgamall4 says dublin hillz says It's all part of the communist sympathizers conspiracy to get people to live in soviet style communal apartments driven by sexists mysoginists posing as feminists so that they can bang...

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