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“Davidson” On Housing

Davidson and I have what I think is our only quasi-disagreement when it comes the RE.  Rather than go through it again, please refer to this previous link. It is a brief discussion on the topic…… No Minsky Moment As […]

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More Housing = More Affordable Housing

It’s no secret that in coastal cities — plus some interior cities like Denver — rents and home prices are up significantly since 2009. In many areas, prices are above what they were at the peak of the last housing […]

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The New Administration’s Good Move On Housing

One of the first actions of the new administration — to suspend indefinitely the scheduled Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance premium cut — is good news. While the premium cut may have saved the typical borrower around $40 per month […]

Gigantic Debt

The Economy Is Cracking Under Too Much Debt

Wolf Richter joins the podcast this week to discuss the deterioration of the global macro situation, and how he is seeing growing signs of recession breaking out across the economy: I think that was one of the biggest mistakes the […]

Housing Market Edges Toward Post-Recession Highs

Housing Market Edges Toward Post-Recession Highs

Housing Market Edges Toward Post-Recession Highs By Sara Potter, CBE, VP, Markets Analysis, FactSet With this week’s release of US housing starts data for June, we registered the strongest quarter in the housing market since 2007. June starts came in […]

Measuring House Price Bubbles

Measuring House Price Bubbles

Measuring House Price Bubbles Steven C. Bourassa Florida Atlantic University Martin Hoesli University of Geneva – Graduate School of Business (HEC-Geneva); University of Aberdeen – Business School; Swiss Finance Institute Elias Oikarinen University of Turku, Department of Economics January 6, […]

Technical Analysis of the Lumber Market

Technical Analysis of the Lumber Market

Technical Analysis of the Lumber Market Housing Demand Thesis   The last two years rents have been rising primarily due to supply and demand issues. There hasn`t been enough multifamily housing to keep up with the demand, and as the […]