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Dear Boomers,
by hrhjuliet in #housing   103 comments, latest 2 years ago
I was wondering if everyone over forty could please stop calling exorbitant home prices a "recovery," or hailing prices as "stabilized" only when prices are almost as high as the...
Corrupted Capitalism and the Housing Crisis
by hrhjuliet in #housing   107 comments, latest 3 years ago
As Robert Bridges wrote in the Wall Street Journal last year, “we have put excessive emphasis on owner-occupied housing for social objectives, mistakenly relied on homebuilding for economic stimulus,...
When do you think the next real estate downturn will occur? Why?
by hrhjuliet in #housing   157 comments, latest 3 years ago
I've been following a lot of very knowledgeable people on for a long time. saved my family from buying during the bubble, so I tend to trust the...
A Tribe of Bees
by hrhjuliet in #1   14 comments, latest 3 years ago
That's right, picture a tribe of bees. Problem #1: Sociopaths and people with borderline personality disorders tend to be our leaders in most aspects of human life. This group is...
Housing "Recovery"
by hrhjuliet in #housing   67 comments, latest 3 years ago
Dear Boomers, I was wondering if everyone over forty could please stop calling exorbitant home prices a "recovery," or hailing prices as "stabilized" only when prices are almost as high...
Get rid of Fannie and Freedie
by hrhjuliet in #housing   105 comments, latest 3 years ago
Comment/post from Michael S.: "If you increase "affordability" you will increase demand. When demand increases then prices rise. When prices rise, affordability falls. Government backed loans don't help homebuyers,...
Housing "recovery" is faltering. Housing affordability in the near future?
by hrhjuliet in #housing   6 comments, latest 3 years ago
"The two-year-old U.S. housing recovery is faltering. The Mortgage Bankers Association yesterday lowered its forecast for combined new and existing home sales in 2014 to 5.28 million -- a...
Dropping in the Bay Area? When?
by hrhjuliet   3 comments, latest 5 years ago
Came across this thread from 2012. Good prediction
by hrhjuliet   51 comments, latest 3 years ago
bmwman91 Follow (3) Befriend (7) 40 threads 1,539 comments 6 12:36pm Sat 31 Mar 2012 Share Quote Permalink Like Dislike Delete I also think that this summer will be hot...
Any opinions on anti-trust suit against NAR?
by hrhjuliet in #housing   4 comments, latest 5 years ago
MarketWatch) -- U.S. government antitrust authorities are planning to sue the National Association of Realtors, charging that its policies will illegally restrict discounting of sales commissions, The Wall Street...
Crisis in the housing market
by hrhjuliet in #housing   16 comments, latest 3 years ago
Even the mainstream media is debating the rather shifty and volatile housing market, and not even doing it half as well as we do here on Come on...
Money has corrupted us. We no longer understand what it's worth
by hrhjuliet   43 comments, latest 3 years ago
The house across the street has just gone on sale for £850,000. A bog-standard, late-Victorian, ex-council terrace house in the rough part of Islington, with a yard billed as...
Bay Area prices and everywhere else.
by hrhjuliet   8 comments, latest 3 years ago
The Bay Area is clearly a seller's market. What about everywhere else, like Oregon, Washington, and Utah? Market going up or down in the next few years, and why?
New Format
by hrhjuliet   6 comments, latest 2 years ago
Wow, put on a Nutcracker, get busy with Christmas and then get swamped with the to-do list in the real world, haven't been on the computer, and *BAM* Patrick has...
What if?
by hrhjuliet   2 comments, latest 3 years ago
This article is funny and terribly dead on at the same time. What happens if the majority of "homeowners" can't ever pay off their loan in their lifetime? What...
Patrick readers, what steps should Americans take as interest rates rise?
by hrhjuliet in #investing   44 comments, latest 3 years ago
What steps as active and informed citizens should we take to resolve the issues stated in this article? Also, what would you do if you were in charge? What...
US Assets are Falling in the Hands of Foreign Owners at Record Pace
by hrhjuliet   8 comments, latest 3 years ago
Is there anything we can do as concerned citizens to reverse this trend?...
Two powers, one country
by hrhjuliet in #crime   4 comments, latest 3 years ago
In honor of our presidents on this holiday week. “If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their money, first by inflation and then by...
Bay Area Housing Market Slow Down
by hrhjuliet in #housing   69 comments, latest 3 years ago
Opinions? I own a home in the Bay myself, and I have a cousin still looking here. Should she wait on the sidelines?#housing...
Nerd Real Estate
by hrhjuliet in #housing   6 comments, latest 3 years ago
Oh no, I belong in Utah. ;-)...

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