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Housing Collapse

The Simple Reason for the Long Downturn: Housing Bubble Burst

Dean Baker | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business
Dean Baker

There is no mystery about the downturn or the potential routes to recovery. The only problem is that the people in control of economic policy have no interest in taking the steps necessary to bring the economy back to full employment.

America Is Stock Full Of Illegal Foreclosures

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

* Report found 84 pct of San Francisco disclosures illegal * High levels found across the country, experts say By Tim Re...

Good News For American Homebuyers

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2012 | Business

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Would-be American home-buyers can take heart: U.S. housing is more affordable than in other English-speaking countries, according...

Housing Collapse Badly Underestimated By Realtors' Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - A housing trade association is examining the possibility that the data it releases underestimated the collapse of the housing industry, t...

Housing Chill Could Trash 2011

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

The present housing picture could be scarier than The Picture of Dorian Gray or one of those ghost-filled haunted houses in the amusement parks. In fact, based on the risks, we could be talking about the scariest housing situation of them all.

"House Lust" Hits Home

Washington Post | Robert J. Samuelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Down the block from my home, workmen are finishing a new house. It replaces a bungalow that had measured about 1,500 square feet. The new home has a c...