Real Estate: Out Of Whack

By Biff Baxter   Follow   Wed, 7 Nov 2012, 4:22am PST   718 views   3 comments   Watch (0)   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike

I have previously stated that real estate is very slow moving and predictable. Specifically, I am referring to single family residential housing. I would now like to retract that statement. The real estate market is totally out of whack and predictability is now a plaything of unpredictable intervention. Wall Street has never participated in single family investments before. With its seemingly unlimited resources, it is changing the landscape significantly and I suspect it is for the worse. Historically, investors cannot compete with owner occupants because the latter are always willing to pay a higher price for a "home" compared to...


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37108605   befriend   ignore   Thu, 8 Nov 2012, 12:06am PST   Share   Quote   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 1

In the current financial nightmare the US is in the last thing I am concerned about is buying real estate.

While the country is on the brink of financial collapse and they decided to go for another around my take is let some sucker fall for the real estate bullshite and lose their shirt! It is NOT going to be me.

bubblesitter   befriend   ignore   Thu, 8 Nov 2012, 12:12am PST   Share   Quote   Like   Dislike     Comment 2

Biff Baxter says

Real Estate: Out Of Whack

Real Estate = Out Of Whack

Goran_K   befriend   ignore   Thu, 8 Nov 2012, 12:47am PST   Share   Quote   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 3

The administration simply has the wrong idea on how to solve the problem. Let the market take over in 2009 and we might be back to equilibrium right now.

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