Real Estate Market on Townhall

Mike Shedlock - Sun Dec 22

Fritz Pfister - Sat Nov 16

Bill Tatro - Thu Aug 22

Fritz Pfister - Mon Jul 8

Fritz Pfister - Sat Jun 15

Fritz Pfister - Fri Jun 7

Fritz Pfister - Fri May 31

If Joe Six Pack isn’t applying for mortgages and major investors end their purchases, we may reliable be able to predict how the market will snap back down. ... more

Roger Schlesinger - Fri May 24

Then came Barney Frank and Chris Dodd, two politicians who never spent a day in the operations of a mortgage company, but nevertheless created thousands of pages about day to day banking operations as they felt it should exist. ... more

Fritz Pfister - Fri Apr 19

Housing on the surface continues to look good, however when you peel back the layers of that onion it appears to be growing only due to bubble inducing Fed policies. ... more Staff - Thu May 3

Kathy Fettke - Fri Oct 21

The fact that this year’s sales were up 11% in September compared to last year, without the $7000 tax credit, is a very positive sign. ... more

John Ransom - Sun Oct 16

Here’s a group of people who spent their formative years demonstrating on campuses in the 1960s against corporate greed and war- and hitting the bong pretty hard. And what have they done now that they are in power? They have masterminded incredible transfers of taxpayer dollars to their rich corporate friends. ... more

Kathy Fettke - Wed Sep 28

Consider comparing the economy to a game of tug-of-war. When there are winners, there are also losers on the other end. And if you’ve played tug-of-war, you know you can be on the winning or losing side of the game just as soon as the momentum swings in the other direction. ... more

Kathy Fettke - Mon Sep 26

Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, along with the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), are currently holding approximately 250,000 foreclosed homes. That’s roughly half of all unsold, repossessed properties. Plus, these government-backed agencies may soon be forced to repossess 830,000 more homes currently in some stage of foreclosure. ... more

Political Calculations - Mon Sep 5

To find out, we went back into our previous analysis of the value of the President's primary residence in Chicago, Illinois, and updated it using the Federal Housing Finance Agency's latest revised data for how housing prices have changed in the Chicago metropolitan area over time. ... more

John C. Goodman - Sat Aug 20

More than 30 million Americans are living in "poverty," according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s one out of every seven people. But what does it really mean to be "poor" in America? ... more

John Ransom - Fri Aug 19

Gotta love the Democrats when they pass laws that don’t even attempt to solve the problems the laws were intended to address in the first place. If they solved problems then they wouldn’t get to write the outrage letters. ... more

Kathy Fettke - Tue Jul 12

Real estate professionals often get bashed when they suggest that “now” is a good time to buy property. While critics can have many subjective opinions based on their unique experiences, math always tells the truth. ... more

Kyle Olson - Thu Jun 30

For the last several months, pension managers, school districts and public officials have been howling about the alarming state of employee pension funds. ... more