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In California, Home Sales Are Plunging Like It Is 2008 All Over Again

via the economic collapse blog Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. What goes up must eventually come down.  For years, the California housing market was on the cutting edge of “Housing Bubble 2” as we witnessed home prices in the state soar to absolutely absurd levels.  […]

Evidence The Housing Bubble Is Bursting?: “Home Sellers Are Slashing Prices At The Highest Rate In At Least Eight Years”

via the economic collapse blog Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. The housing market indicated that a crisis was coming in 2008.  Is the same thing happening once again in 2018?  For several years, the housing market has been one of the bright spots for the […]

Housing Crash 2.0? Experts Warn That ‘The U.S. Housing Market Looks Headed For Its Worst Slowdown In Years’

via the economic collapse blog Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Is the United States heading for another absolutely devastating housing crash?  It has been 10 years since the last one, and so many of the exact same signs that immediately preceded the last one are […]

Californians Flee The State In Droves Over Taxation And Housing Costs

Californians are bailing on the Golden State in droves as the tax burden and housing costs make the price of living unbearable for far too many. Many of those fleeing are the hearty middle-class who are being pushed into poverty by the socialist policies forced on them by the state’s elites. The trend is a […]

12 Reasons Why The Federal Reserve May Have Just Made The Biggest Economic Mistake Since The Last Financial Crisis

Has the Federal Reserve gone completely insane?  On Wednesday, the Fed raised interest rates for the second time in three months, and it signaled that more rate hikes are coming in the months ahead.  When the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates, it becomes less expensive to borrow money and that tends to stimulate more economic […]

How The Federal Reserve Is Setting Up Trump For A Recession, A Housing Crisis And A Stock Market Crash

Most Americans do not understand this, but the truth is that the Federal Reserve has far more power over the U.S. economy than anyone else does, and that includes Donald Trump.  Politicians tend to get the credit or the blame for how the economy is performing, but in reality it is an unelected, unaccountable panel […]

Rents Plunge in San Francisco, New York. “Mixed” Nationally / by Wolf Richter / September 30, 2016  The supply of rental units on the market is ballooning. “The trend in rental prices this month was mixed”: so started out the Zumper October Rent Report for the month of September. “Mixed” is not exactly a bullish term – not when it includes the two most expensive housing markets […]

Here Are Three Observations on Housing That Show There’s No Way Out / by Lee Adler / October 21, 2015 The Fed has created permanent housing crisis from which there is no escape. Total US housing starts peaked in 1972. This chart shows actual (not seasonally manipulated) total starts, multifamily starts, and single family starts for each September since then. I have 3 observations. The recovery in total starts since […]

The San Francisco “Housing Crisis” Gets Ugly / by Wolf Richter / July 19, 2015 There’s a reason why it’s called a “housing crisis” – rather than a “healing housing market,” as some pundits might prefer. It boils down to this: Many middle-class people who grew up in San Francisco can longer afford to live in a city where money from all over […]

Bailout is Back: Fannie and Freddie Likely Need “Additional Treasury Investment” After Derivatives Losses

Image source: Nick Anfinsen, Creative Commons There is trouble again for federal mortgage backers and bailout queens Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, whose failures helped to trigger the housing market collapse and subsequent 2008 economic crisis. The government enterprises are again turning their lowest profits since the recovery, thanks to derivatives losses – where most […]