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Commercial Real Estate Values Could Fall 19 Percent If Economy Improves

Jorge Newbery | Posted 06.07.2015 | Business
Jorge Newbery

Low interest rates were supposed to be a short-term crutch, but have instead become the staple of a years-long feast for the 1 percent. It's time for the Fed to end the festivities, remove the crutch and let the partiers take their losses so we can move forward as a nation, all 100 percent of us.

Most Americans Want The Government To Combat Foreclosures: Poll

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.27.2012 | Business

With no end in sight to the foreclosure crisis, a majority of Americans are calling on the government to do something about it. Fifty-eight percent...

PHOTOS: 10 States Where Home Prices Are Actually Rising

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The national housing picture is grim, but the local picture isn't quite so dreary. U.S. home prices fell 1.6 percent in the third quarter and 3.2 p...

Inflated Home Appraisals Key In Plaintiff's Lawsuit Against Banks

New York Times | GRETCHEN MORGENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Recent filings by two Federal Home Loan Banks -- in San Francisco and Seattle -- offer an intriguing way to clear this high hurdle. Lawyers representi...

Slicing Away Some of Suburbia

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lita Smith-Mines

The disappearance of another pizza parlor shouldn't have had much of an impact on me. What's bothering me is that there are proprietors failing in just about every business area around town.

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...

Owning Home Versus Renting, Balance Shifts Toward Buying

Wall Street Journal | NICK TIMIRAOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The relative cost of owning versus renting is swinging back in favor of homeownership in some U.S. markets, buoyed by several quarters of sharp declin...

The Reality Behind Real Estate

Michael Pento | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Pento

The Obama team feels it is better to artificially prop up home prices at an unsustainable level rather than have them retreat to a price that can be supported by the free market.

Republicans Vacating Washington Have To Sell Homes In Terrible Market

New York Times | Catherine Rampell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Democrats, don't put away the celebratory booze just yet. One of the world's greatest opportunities for schadenfreude is about to present itself, as a...

Which Real Estate Markets Will Rebound First?

Yahoo! Real Estate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you're a homeowner seeing property values plummet, look to the commercial real estate market for solace. It might tell you which areas will recover...

Where Is Our MBA President Now?

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

During this economic mess, George W. Bush, our first MBA President, a graduate of the august Harvard Business School, has been on the sidelines.