Tag Archives: Double Dip

Why Today’s Housing Report Spooked Investors So Much

The good housing numbers are all up from a year ago: Sales, starts, building permits, prices, earnings. The bad numbers are down: Mortgage delinquencies, foreclosures, negative equity. So why are investors pulling out of the home builders today? And why … Continue reading

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Tim Gullicksen of Zephyr Realty Advises That the Current Real Estate Market …

Tim J. Gullicksen is a San Francisco Real Estate Agent at Zephyr Realty. If this is a bubble, then it cannot last. One sector of the local economy (high tech) may be doing well, but the national and international forecasts … Continue reading

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Home prices fall in US, SF region

Home prices nationally and in the Bay Area fell more than expected in September and in the third quarter, according to a closely watched index. The continued declines show a still-struggling housing market that is unable to give a boost … Continue reading

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Housing’s Double Dip Part II: Rising Foreclosures

Page 1 of 3 | Next PageShow Entire Article Just as we saw a double dip in home prices, we may be seeing another surge in foreclosures. And just as the home price scenario was caused by artificial government stimulus, … Continue reading

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Mortgage Bankers Reverse Course on Loan Limits

Page 1 of 3 | Next PageShow Entire Article It was barely a few months ago, albeit a few thousand degrees ago, that I moderated a panel of mortgage types from the major banks, including the Mortgage Bankers Association’s new … Continue reading

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