Someone once told me that it isn't hitting the pavement after jumping out of a high-rise building that kills you, it's the sudden stop. When I first ...
The Trulia Price Monitor and the Trulia Rent Monitor are the earliest leading indicators of how asking prices and rents are trending nationally and locally. They adjust for the changing mix of listed homes and show what's really happening.
Will it help the citizens of Richmond if the city is successful in forcibly seizing the mortgages and re-writing them?
Taxpayer-funded tuition dollars aren't just paying for teaching; they're paying -- in full -- the costs of attracting the gravy-train pipeline of student borrowers! Detroit's automakers would envy that advance form of bailout.
The sharp drop in new home sales, weak spending in July, and negative guidance from retailers suggest to us that the recent rise in borrowing costs and energy prices may be starting to take a toll. Will the Fed take this data into consideration?
A familiar mantra of capitalism guides me: Markets are powerful and efficient. But I'm also a realist, so I temper that mantra: Markets are powerful and efficient. And markets fail. However, American economists turn their heads away at the mention of it, because it sounds like heresy.
Come this January, new elements of the Dodd-Frank Act will take effect with respect to mortgage lending activities. Unfortunately, the changes on the horizon coupled with Obama's chatter about dissolving Fannie and Freddie may be great talking points, yet the outcomes could be harsh.
Free love was a little like subprime mortgages. It was a creation of the sixties counterculture and it's selling point was the idea that there could ...
The long and short is that the Fed did a really nice job in preemptively bursting a housing bubble before it grew large enough to do much damage. This may not have been its intention, but they deserve praise nonetheless.
There may be protections in place for California homeowners, but for millions, the housing crisis is still happening. This is especially true for Latino households, which account for a substantial percentage of the foreclosures in the state.
Two new books draw attention to the role planners and planning have played in the development of cities and suburbs in the U.S.
Slogans and promises alone will not be the solution. We need to get the rules and regulations that respond to real needs and to the needs of communities across the country.
There are simply too many questions about the ethics of this bank and its CEO to be ignored anymore. At the very least, a major house cleaning should be on the agenda to move forward.
There are about 20 Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes on the market across the country at the moment, which the Wall Street Journal called the "largest...
The Fed's chosen course of action comes with a cost. We expect continued lackluster economic growth for the next several quarters.
Cohabiting actually makes sense on a lot of levels. Here are 6 reasons.