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Newsfeed: The Housing Bubble Has Officially Burst : Case-Shiller Records First Drop In Home Prices Since 2012

Newsfeed: The Housing Bubble Has Officially Burst : Case-Shiller Records First Drop In Home Prices Since 2012

Analysts expected Case-Shiller Home Price growth to continue its modest deceleration in August (the latest available data in this heavily lagged and smoothed data set), but the result was a doozy: the 20-City Composite index tumbled 0.44% MoM, far below the 0.20% expected increase, and a sharp decline from the downward revised 0.19% increase in July; more importantly, this was the first sequential drop in home prices tracked by Case-Shiller since March 2012, or ten and a half years.

Newsfeed: Jacksonville Shows Florida’s Real Estate Heat

Newsfeed: Jacksonville Shows Florida’s Real Estate Heat

When looking at the Florida real estate market, many eyes drift to the southern part of the state. NAI Hallmark managing partners Keith Goldfaden and Christian Harden say there’s another “fast-growing, dynamic city that’s become a hotbed for real estate investment” due to a business-friendly environment, skilled employee base, strategic location for logistics, and—what can be a rarity these days—available land, and it’s in the north. It’s Jacksonville.

Clues in the News – Robots, Housing, and High Rises

In our latest episode, we take you to lively Las Vegas, where we’re at the National Association of Broadcasters Show. Visiting this city brings back a lot of memories. You see, we witnessed firsthand the glut of real estate in Las Vegas pre-recession and the freefalling prices that followed when the market crashed in 2008. …

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4/3/10: Wholesale Opportunities – Using OPM to Heal Hurting Markets

4/3/10: Wholesale Opportunities – Using OPM to Heal Hurting Markets

Easy money caused hot markets to go super-nova. And when the music stopped these formerly high flying markets came crashing down in unprecedented fashion.  Now, there’s a BIG MESS to clean up – and that’s bad, right? It depends on who you are and how you look at it. Without re-hashing several of our past …

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12/12/10: International Real Estate for Resort, Investment or Safe Haven – Pros and Cons of a Changing Landscape

12/12/10: International Real Estate for Resort, Investment or Safe Haven – Pros and Cons of a Changing Landscape

Whew!  That’s a big title.  But it’s fitting for a big topic – one that reminds us that the world is not only getting smaller, but is changing rapidly. Money, jobs and people are moving around the world like never before. And while fewer people may feel rich coming out of this recession, there are …

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