The Spectre Haunting San Francisco
The Economist | 16 April 2014
Yesterday the New York Times ran a piece on a brewing rent crisis in America…

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Zillow to Give Chinese Homebuyers Access to U.S. Listings
Bloomberg Businessweek | 02 April 2014
Zillow Inc. agreed to make its U.S. property listings available to Chinese consumers through a partnership with a Beijing-based website…

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Stick A Fork In The “Housing Recovery” (Spoiler Alert: Blame Record Student Debt)
Zero Hedge | 20 March 2014
The chart below from Bank of America – showing the progression of first-time US homebuyers in recent months…

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Senate Banking Leaders Reach Housing Finance Deal
Politico | 11 March 2014
The leaders of the Senate Banking Committee have reached a bipartisan agreement…

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The Retail Real Estate Implosion: The Robotics Cometh!
SafeHaven | 17 February 2014
The US just released US Retail Sales details warn of an alarming problem…

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Welcome Relief for Homeowners, Then the Tax Bill
CNBC | 05 February 2014
Come tax time, JPMorgan Chase will be able to write off the $1.5 billion in debt relief it must give homeowners…

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After Seven Lean Years, Part 2: US Commercial Real Estate: The Present Position and Future Prospects
Of Two Minds | 20 January 2014
The fundamentals of demographics, stagnant household income and an overbuilt retail sector eroded by eCommerce support only one conclusion…

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Underwater Homeowners Could Face Extra Tax Burden in 2014
The Washington Post | 25 December 2013
Struggling homeowners could be hit with an unexpected tax bill in the new year…

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Forget Golf Course Views; New Subdivisions Are Being Built Around Farms
Grist | 17 December 2013
Unless you’re a wealthy white man, you probably don’t play golf…

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Iceland Sticks It to International Bankers and Writes Off Massive Mortgage
Hang the Bankers | 01 December 2013
Iceland’s government has announced that it will be writing off up to 24,000 euros ($32,600) of every household’s mortgage…

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