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The psychology of deflation has worked to put continued downward pressure on nationwide home prices over the past twenty-four months. The deflationary spiral works like this: 1. Consumer spending slows by choice (purchasers are "deal hunting"), or by discretion (purchasers are taking a "wait-and-...
What are the advantages or disadvantages of renting in a rental building in which case the entire building is owned or operated by a large landlord or management company versus renting a condo or co-op apartment directly from the apartment owner? There are many, and we will discuss each here. T...
All things come to an end (Chaucer) and so it goes for the historically low mortgage interest rates that we have seen over the preceding eighteen months. The yield on ten year U.S. Treasury bonds has been rising since QE2 began about seven weeks ago. But it’s not just U.S. bonds; European (even G...