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What Your Broker Won't Tell You About the Housing Recovery?

D. Sidney Potter | Posted 12.08.2014 | Money
D. Sidney Potter

There's a reason they're called salesmen. And consequently, converting the non-believers has always been an occupational job hazard for salesmen.

Nobel Prize Winner: Inequality Is 'The Most Important Problem'

AP | By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 12.15.2013 | Business

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Yale professor who was among three Americans who won the Nobel prize for economics said Monday that rising economic inequa...

Ben Hallman

Everybody Calm Down About Rising Home Prices!

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business

For the millions of homeowners who saw the value of their properties plunge during the housing crash, a new report out Tuesday that indicates home pri...

5 Things Consumers Should Expect From the Housing Market In 2013

Dr. Stan Humphries | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Dr. Stan Humphries

In 2012, the national housing market finally turned a corner. We've now experienced 13 straight months of home value appreciation. So what will 2013 have in store?

Bernanke's QE3 Challenge

Harlan Green | Posted 11.15.2012 | Business
Harlan Green

Probably the most convincing evidence that Quantitative Easing works is the revival of housing sector. Economists agree that the collapse of housing values is a major deterrent to consumer spending. Housing could finally begin to recover this year.

America's Hottest Housing Markets

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business

U.S. home prices rose in June from the same month last year, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home price index released Tuesday. ...

The 10 Least Affordable Places To Buy A Home

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.29.2012 | Money

The housing market, which began its decline in 2006 and brought the U.S. economy down with it, may finally be rebounding. According to the National...

'We Might Not See A Major Turnaround In Our Lifetimes'

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | Money

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. housing market is likely to remain weak and may take a generation or more to rebound, Yale economics profess...

New Report: Chicago Home Prices On The Rise

Posted 09.25.2011 | Chicago

While the real estate market continues to struggle toward recovery in Illinois and throughout the country, the most recent Standard & Poor’s/Case-Sh...

Those Waiting for a Housing Market Rebound May Have a Long Wait Ahead

David Paul | Posted 08.12.2011 | Business
David Paul

With the expiration of the first-time homebuyer tax credit and looming end to quantitative easing efforts, the housing market is only now being left to face the brunt of post-crisis market forces without those two forms of federal support.

Lila Shapiro

Latest Home Sale Prices Show Downward Spiral With 'No Relief In Sight'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.31.2011 | Business

Nearly two years since the recession officially ended, home sale prices in major U.S. cities dropped to their lowest level since the bubble burst in 2...

LISTEN: The Decade's Home Prices Converted Into Musical Notes

NPR | JACOB GOLDSTEIN and DAVID KESTENBAUM | Posted 06.26.2011 | Business

The Case-Shiller home price index is a powerful way to look at the story of housing in America. You can see the boom and bust all in one simple graph....

Housing Market Is Headed Down -- Again

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New housing market data suggest the housing market may be once again headed for trouble, making the recovery in the larger American economy even more ...

Amy Lee

As Home Prices Drop, Economy Has 'Serious Reasons To Worry'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Home prices have dropped across America more than expected, in a slide that has led some experts to predict that housing is headed for a double-dip. ...

Consumer Confidence Slips In December, Case-Shiller Index Finds

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and JANNA HERRON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Holiday spending surged this year, but Americans still have their doubts about the economy. With unemployment high and home prices f...

William Alden

Robert Shiller: Job-Creation Stimulus On Levin's 'Agenda'

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yale President Richard Levin, who is reportedly being considered for an economic post in the Obama administration, believes the government should give...

Home Value Sinking Fastest At Those Priced Lowest

The New York Times | Floyd Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DURING the great housing bubble, it was the least expensive homes whose prices went up the most. And now it is those homes that are suffering the most...

Home Prices Jump In 17 Cities In June

AP | ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Home prices rose in June for a third straight month as now-expired tax credits inspired a burst of home-buying. But prices are expe...

Double-Dip Recession: 'Probability Is More Than 50 Percent,' Says Shiller

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - The state of the economy is worrisome and there is a high possibility of a double-dip recession, one of the property market's most well-kn...

Home Rise In May For Second Straight Month

AP | J.W. ELPHINSTONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — If you bought a home in San Francisco in the past year, it might feel like the housing slump is over. Bay area home prices have shot ...

Home Prices Rise For The First Time In 7 Months

HuffPost/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A good sign for the real estate market: The widely-watched Case-Shiller index shows that home prices rose for the first time in seven months, buoyed b...

A Very Rough Draft

Neil K. Shenai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Neil K. Shenai

The draft is the biggest redistributive element of the NFL. In that sense, thirty-two fan bases have something to get excited about every April when the NFL convenes for its annual dog and pony show

The Worst Performing Housing Markets Over The Last Year (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Where does your local market stand in the protracted, multi-year housing correction? First, the bad news. Only six of the 20 major real estate marke...

The Best Performing Housing Markets In The Last Year (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Before you get too excited about a nationwide housing recovery, let's remember that "best" in this case is a relative term. If your local housing mar...

Case-Shiller Index: December Home Prices Rise, But Still Off 3.1 Percent From A Year Ago

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI — Home prices edged up in December, the seventh straight monthly gain and another sign the housing market continues its bumpy recovery. P...