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Housing threads??

Are there any threads on housing? So far not able to find any. I am looking to buy some good farmland but will need to put a house of some sort on it. Some ideas I'm considering: www.yurts.com http://www.greenmodernkits.com/ ...

Forum topic - paranoid - Nov 21 2012 - 2:45am - 1 comment

Crash Course Chapter 16: Fuzzy Numbers

What if it’s true, as Kevin Phillips recently stated in an article in Harpers’, that “[e]ver since the 1960s, Washington has gulled its citizens and creditors by debasing official statistics, the vital instruments with which the vigor and muscle of the ...

Video - admin - Aug 7 2012 - 2:34pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Crash Course Chapter 15: Bubbles

Okay, now that we’ve taken a look at US assets, we need to spend some time understanding what an asset bubble is, how one might form, and the consequences of the aftermath. And we are specifically going to examine the housing bubble in detail, because ...

Video - admin - Aug 7 2012 - 2:39pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Representing the average Joe/Jane

I have been checking books and blogs as well as some forum posts (here and in other similar websites). As a person who works helping people as my primary job (and secondary, as I volunteer as well), I am concerned about the “average” person, as well as ...

Forum topic - silviatic - May 21 2012 - 6:36pm - 6 comments

Saving for a Down Payment

First-time poster here... I would appreciate any feedback from folks here as to their recommendations for saving for a down payment. A little background:  I currently have a mortgage (condo), and am looking to hopefully buy a home in the next 2 ...

Forum topic - giulist - Feb 22 2012 - 8:31pm - 2 comments

Man builds dream house for $4700

This is amazing! Looks great. Inspires me to realize I can in fact buy some land and put a home on it! http://www.dailygood.org/view.php?sid=151 paranoid wrote:  This is paranoid wrote: This is amazing! Looks great. ...

Forum topic - paranoid - Feb 1 2012 - 10:31pm - 12 comments

Deficiency judgements after foreclosure on the rise

Ben and Lori had already been through a hard couple of years.  They lost their home to foreclosure in a long process that began when the engineering firm where Ben works cut his hours.  By the time Ben and Lori had moved themselves and their two young ...

Forum topic - Tall - Oct 30 2011 - 9:14am - 0 comments

using retirement funds to buy a house

Currently renting a house, which I can buy for below current market value.  House is extremely well built, but a bit larger than is required as the kids are floating in and out with college.  Lot is small, but due to neighborhood arrangement, get a lot ...

Forum topic - phecksel - Jul 28 2011 - 9:00am - 10 comments

Housing market - inflation paradox

Hello all, What in the world is going to occur with respect to housing prices if indeed the inflation that seems imminent occurs?  It seems like a real opposing force.  Can anyone cite historical examples of falling housing/property prices and ...

Forum topic - aarondenal - Jan 30 2011 - 3:53pm - 8 comments

Transcript for Bill Fleckenstein: The Race To the Bottom Will Be Won By the Dollar (Part 1)

Below is the transcript to Bill Fleckenstein: The Race To the Bottom Will Be Won By the Dollar : Chris : Hello and welcome to another Chris Martenson.com podcast. I am your host and today we have ...

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Discussing Housing Options with Family in Denial

I've watched the complete Crash Course three times now and I have been thoroughly convinced that we will soon be seeing the effects of prolonged over-consumption, greed, and unsustainable resource depletion. I am having trouble, however, having ...

Forum topic - SCsurf98 - Aug 31 2010 - 12:11am - 6 comments

No August Surprise, Just a Modern Day Jubilee Debt Collapse

No August Surprise, Just a Modern Day Jubilee Debt Collapse ...

Forum topic - Johnny Oxygen - Aug 17 2010 - 12:52am - 2 comments

50 Statistics About The U.S. Economy That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

This is a good read I thought I would pass it on. http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/50-statistics-about-the-u-s-economy-that-are-almost-too-crazy-to-believe Most Americans know that the U.S. economy is in bad shape, but what most ...

Forum topic - Johnny Oxygen - Jun 23 2010 - 10:53pm - 2 comments

The AUD is about to drop?

According to Marc Faber, Aussie is about to tank. Good for gold. Bad for recovery. http://marcfaber.tk/      June 16th Re: The AUD is about to drop? Housing market: booms, bubbles and inevitable busts Jeremy Grantham pricked, if ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jun 16 2010 - 6:30pm - 1 comment

Amazing article from 2006

Hi Guys. I recently found this article while hunting around for gold 2010 price forcasts.  Absolutely amazing vision cosidering what was going on back in 2006. http://www.goldprice.org/dollarcollapse/ I'm sure some of you may have ...

Forum topic - extant09 - May 27 2010 - 11:35pm - 0 comments

Good place to buy land/house in North East?

anyone know of some good places to look to buy a self sufficient type of homestead? I see prices in the Pocono region of Pa are pretty low. I love New Paltz, NY but the prices there seem relatively high still. Closer (2 hr drive ) to NYC would be great, ...

Forum topic - paranoid - Apr 19 2010 - 12:32pm - 5 comments

Why hasn't the market questioned the rise in financial stocks?

Has mark-to-market accounting been replaced or overhauled? We all remember the cry for suspension in 2008 and 2009, but if it received an official “fare-thee-well,” I certainly missed it. In a mark-to-market accounting world, the 4 bank beasts (i.e., ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Apr 15 2010 - 8:49pm - 3 comments

Buy A house?

Hi Everyone, I have been following this website for quite some time and became a enrolled member today. There is one question where I can not get my head around. Can anyone give me some advice or hints what to do for future living place. Our ...

Forum topic - Bardalabosio - Apr 6 2010 - 8:27am - 8 comments

Fed & MBS, Homebuyer tax credits

Interest rates continue to be at historical lows.  The $8,000 first time homebuyer and $6,500 repeat buyer continue to be in place.  Both or these have prevented housing from falling faster and farther than it should have.   However, come this Spring, ...

Forum topic - Kman - Jan 25 2010 - 9:02pm - 0 comments

Why does Chris Marteson RENT?

Does anyone know C.M's reasoning on why he rents his house instead of paying for one outright?  I'm sure he's got good reason, I'm just curious on why.  Do any of you regulars out there know? Re: Why does Chris Marteson RENT? ...

Forum topic - C.D. - Nov 4 2009 - 3:00pm - 5 comments