National Housing news

First Time Homebuyers: The New Endangered Species

November 28th, 2012

Interest rates are at historic lows…  Housing prices are still reasonably low… So Where are all the First Time Homebuyers? A new real estate trend is on the rise, despite all the news that the housing market is slowly recovering. It’s […]

Existing Home Sales Up… for now

November 19th, 2012

The National Association of Realtors  has reported today that the number of existing home sales continued to increase to a seasonally adjusted 4.79 million. That is up over 2% from September and over 11% higher annually.  Gradual economic growth as well […]

Where is the Shadow inventory ?- Ask your Neighbor

October 31st, 2012

No More secrets -Zillow allows you free access to your neighbors foreclosure Now that Zillow has published all pre-foreclosures on their site WITH ADDRESSES AND STATUS for free and for all the world to see-It is  now quite easy to […]

Where is the Shadow Inventory? Right here

October 30th, 2012

Zillow now publishes all pre foreclosures on site With the current Fed made housing market of artificially low rates, artificially restrained inventory which is fueling mini housing booms in local areas,many have wondered what has ever happened to that past myth of […]

The Day California’s Real Estate Bubble burst

October 18th, 2012

California’s Real Estate obsession has a long History Here is a interesting article from the LA TIMES printed in 1984– yes you read that right -1984.  It tells a lesson to be learned. A lesson of California’s obsession with real […]

California Foreclosure conspiricy- -Filings down to lowest in Five years

October 11th, 2012

DONT BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU READ The headlines look good.  Today Realty Trac reported that US foreclosure and filings are now at the lowest rate in past five years-with California Leading the way.  Now -like I always say- dont believe everything […]

California Leavin’

October 10th, 2012

Whats not to love about California? Great beaches, terrific weather , Nice Beaches ,Good weather (did I forget to mention the beaches and the weather?) However, recently it appears many are not so enchanted with the Golden State.   It appears to some […]