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Roger Schlesinger - Fri Sep 27

Mike Shedlock - Sat Jul 27

Those attending the iProperty.com International Property Expo in Singapore, to learn about "the best property in Asia" can win a free house by attending. The location of that house, however, might just be the most laughable "prize" in convention history. ... more

Fritz Pfister - Fri Jul 12

John Ransom - Mon Jun 3

The GSA has suddenly gone all “Eric Holder” on Congress, testifying to the House subcommittee that the broken lease won’t cost taxpayers a dime, when in fact it will cost at least $250 million- or more. ... more

Fritz Pfister - Fri May 10

Bloomberg Macro indicators have fallen to seven month lows as the S&P 500 sets record highs. That hasn’t happened since 2007. Macro declines, market goes up. Must be a coincidence it mirrors 2007 trend lines. ... more

Political Calculations - Mon May 6

Since the inflation phase of the second U.S. housing bubble began in July 2012, the trailing twelve-month average of median new home sale prices has increased by an average of $2,532 per month through February 2013. By contrast, the trailing twelve-month average for median household income in the U.S. has increased by an average of $121.56 per month, as median home prices have been rising by an average of roughly $21 for every $1 increase in median household income. ... more

Fritz Pfister - Mon Apr 29

One would think inventory would be tight because homes should be selling as fast as they come to market. Not this time, because it’s different. You have to have a job to qualify for a home loan regardless the interest rate. ... more

Crystal Wright - Thu Apr 25

I can’t decide if the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) minority outreach effort is more like watching a sitcom or a soap opera dubbed “The Young and the Foolish.” ... more

John Ransom - Mon Apr 15

D.C. home prices reached the highest point in history during what liberals would claim as a period of austerity for our federal city. ... more

Fritz Pfister - Fri Apr 12

It takes time to find things to tax to fund all things progressive. Two months to be exact. ... more

Bob Beauprez - Sun Apr 7

Years of continually relaxed loan underwriting standards at the insistence of politicians and "guaranteed" by the federal government against loss eventually turned rotten. Now they're doing it again. ... more

Fritz Pfister - Fri Apr 5

The stand out number from the ADP report for everyone told of the great housing recovery by the Columbia regurgitators, is the number of construction jobs added in March; 0. That’s right, the great housing recovery added a whopping zero construction jobs in March. ... more

John Ransom - Thu Apr 4

At a time when banks have more concentrated assets, with more concentrated risk, the administration, foolishly, inexplicably and predictably is leaning on mortgage lenders to lend to people less likely to be able to pay back loans. ... more