Housing

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Thu, Jan 29, 2015 - 4:06pm

That House Is Worth HOW Much?!?

I have a hard time remaining impartial when looking at the housing market. 

First off, it depresses me how quickly the Fed's ZIRP and QE policies have re-blown price bubbles in many US housing markets. Is our collective national memory that short? How could we unlearn the lessons of the 2007 housing bust so quickly?

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Wed, Aug 20, 2014 - 9:31pm

Angelo Mozillo To Be Sued By US Government

Couldn't happen to a nicer crook...

From ZeroHedge:

US To Sue Angelo Mozilo, Again

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Hilarybethhodge
By Hilarybethhodge on Tue, Feb 12, 2013 - 4:50pm

Know anyone who wants to live in a community with a garden?

There are nine units on the 5-acre property where I live.  It is not an "intentional community" but it is a community of people who look after each other and grow food.  For folks who are hip to peak oil and want to live in a place with like-minded people, this could be that opportunity.  I wanted to put it out there for folks who might be thinking of moving.  There are two units available now- a one-bedroom and a two-bedroom.  Both are very affordable.

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KugsCheese
By KugsCheese on Mon, Jan 28, 2013 - 11:23am

Is Housing Really Recovering?

Shiller in NYT over the weekend (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/27/business/housing-markets-future-still-has-many-clouds.html ) stated the housing sector is out of the woods discussing the purchase increase but saying other numbers do not support why housing is doing better.  Nowhere did he follow the money to see that hedge funds are buying up houses in bulk sight unseen and renting them.  This requires maintenance work like painting etc and new appliance purchases but is it

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