Archive for May, 2012

4 emerging trends in the housing market – Pending sales falling in spite of record low mortgage rates. How does the $750,000+ new home market look like? Would a 90 percent drop get your attention?


The politics of the underwater homeowner – the impact of negative equity on the balance sheet of Americans. Top 5 markets to purchase foreclosures.


Foreclosure amnesia – California distressed inventory still larger than non-distressed properties. The psychological push to buy with low interest rates. The new marketing to purchase homes.


The lingering legacy of the shadow inventory – homeownership rate will bottom in 2014. Goldman Sachs predicts homeownership bottom.


The allure of low mortgage rates – time to buy in Compton. Culver City and Arcadia continue mid-tier correction.


A brave new economy – California budget implications for real estate – 4 key metrics highlighting a very weak California economy.


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