Dec 4 2008

The Housing Bubble Started in 1979: The 3 Stages of the Housing Bubble. From Birth to Bust. Housing Collapse is 30 Years in the Making.

Many would argue that the real estate bubble started in 1997.  At this point, residential real estate values in the United States disconnected from any economic fundamentals.  We have heard this argument many times.  Yet I am going to argue that the current real estate bubble started in 1979.

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Dec 3 2008

Best Performing Investments for 2008: Can Real Estate actually be one of the Best Investments for the Year? 5 Strong Performing Areas for the Year.

Investors had very little place to hide this year.  Without a doubt, 2008 has been a tumultuous year for virtually every class of investment out there.  The stock markets are seeing one of the worsts year on record since the Great Depression losing globally, an estimated $32 trillion in market capitalization.

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Jul 17 2008

Zillow: Concentric Circles of Pain. Examining how the Epi-Center of Housing is Collapsing and the Future of Real Estate Tools.

Zillow once again is showing why it is two steps ahead of those in the housing industry. First, they manage to aggregate an incredible amount of data including tax records and previous sales prices all in one simple to use website. That is the primary function that set things off. Zillow integrates modern mapping technology, […]

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