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Real Estate is Doomed – Part 1: The Fed

acting-man.com / Ramsey Su / March 2, 2015

Too Much Debt

The Chair and the Vice Chair of the Fed both spoke last week. Janet Yellen testified in front of the House and Senate with this speech. Stanley Fischer’s speech was delivered here. They were basically the same speech, Yellen’s just had more fluff for […]

The investor buying party in real estate: In last four years institutional investors have purchased over half a million homes. 2014 was a four year low in investor buying.

doctorhousingbubble.com / February 22nd, 2015

Investors continue to be a big percentage of home sales although overall home sales are rather low. Big investors started pulling back from the housing market late in 2013 and steadily into 2014. But even as that trend continues, we find some states heavily dominated by investors. In more […]

Southern California home sale volume for January slowest since 2008: The stalemate accelerates with Orange County seeing a monthly median price drop of $28,500.

doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / February 19th, 2015

Sales volume continues to be exceptionally weak in Southern California. The Taco Tuesday debt lovers are finding that HGTV upgrades on crap shacks are luring in fewer lemmings. People are probably coming to the stark realization that 30 years on a mortgage is a very long-time […]

The Next Real Estate Crash

acting-man.com / Ramsey Su / February 18, 2015

On Shaky Ground

Real estate does not crash, it is real estate financing that crashes.

Easy sub-prime mortgages caused real estate prices to artificially appreciate, lack of even-more-sub-than-sub-prime financing caused prices to come back down. Real estate did not crash, the sub-prime mortgage market did. During the […]

Chinese Home Prices Suffer Biggest Annual Drop Ever: Why This Matters

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/17/2015 08:22 -0500

While the world’s attention is glued to events in Greece, the real action continues to evolve quietly thousands of kilometers east, in China, where the near record surge in new loans remains unable to offset the dramatic slowdown in shadow banking issuance. And while China’s bubble-chasing, […]

For Brazilians, Miami Real Estate Is All About Re-location, Re-location, Re-location

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/16/2015 18:45

As London is to Moscow, so Miami is to Rio… Following the re-election of Dilma Rousseff – the center-left president that is generally loathed by Brazil’s elites – the WSJ reports, rich Brazilians are relocating to South Florida en masse. As one attorney notes, “mainly they […]

Office Overbuilding As Fed Keeps Foot On Gas Pedal (Houston Has 18.4 Million Sq Ft of Office Space Under Construction As Oil Prices Tank)

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B. Sanders • February 11, 2015

It was inevitable. Office construction in the US is repeating the dreaded boom-bust cycle that crushed Texas real estate in the 1980s.

Yesterday, I noted that Houston-headquartered Halliburton is planning to lay off a considerable chuck of its workforce. Now we learned that Houston […]

The Canadian housing market will implode in dramatic fashion: 5 charts highlighting the inevitable pop to Canada’s real estate boom.

mybudget360.com / by mybudget360 / February 10, 2015

The Canadian housing market is deep into bubble territory. We all know that bubbles can go on for longer than most people think. But with the crash in oil prices and people fully believing their own hype, the market is setup for a big fall from grace. […]

Hidden Real Estate Gems in Central America

US oil and gas extraction employment – bust and boom, via St. Louis Federal Reserve Research

acting-man.com / by Bill Bonner / February 5, 2015

The Ups and Downs of Wall Street

More ups. More downs. That was our forecast for the stock market. So far, volatility looks like a winner. The investor “fear […]

Is Real Estate Really Real?

acting-man.com / Ramsey Su / February 2, 2015

Ownership Can Be Ephemeral

Deflation is upon us. There is excess capacity in everything far in excess of demand. Every Central Bank in the world is devaluing its currency. The US alone added over $4 trillion to the Fed’s balance sheet. Abe has been going hog wild […]

Stuck in the housing middle with you: Americans moving less and inventory near record lows.

doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / February 1st, 2015

One of the dirty perceptions put out there is that home buyers stay put in their homes for many decades counting their days until the mortgage burning party arrives. The real estate pitch is always built around longevity. Think about your future kids, dogs, and the […]

Teachers’ Retirement Funds are Piling into Manhattan Real Estate at Record High Prices

libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Jan 28, 2015

Rather than buying equity interests in buildings, TIAA-CREF and KTCU are seeking to invest in mortgages backed by office towers, retail properties, warehouses and apartments in major U.S. cities. The venture between the two companies, which manage teachers’ savings in their respective countries, is 51 percent owned […]

How Money Vanishes

news.goldseek.com / By Steve Saville, The Speculative Investor / 20 January 2015

Changes in asset prices or any other prices do not cause changes in money supply, although many of the people who comment on the financial markets and economics believe otherwise. We were recently reminded of this mistaken belief when reading an analysis of […]

More “Boots On The Ground” Data – AND A Modest Proposal

investmentresearchdynamics.com / David Kranzler / January 20, 2015

Larry Yun is the Chief Slime-ball Economist of the National Association of Realtors. And the NAR represents whom? Right, real estate brokers. It’s Larry’s job to manufacture the snake oil that realtors use to sell homes. He doesn’t care about the buyer. He cares about generating commissions […]

The Virtual Real Estate Gold Rush 2.0

lfb.org / By Chris Campbell / Jan 15, 2015

“My take on virtual real estate would be this,” LFT reader, Vlad S. writes:

“Web domains on popular registrars (.com, .org, .net) containing valuable click-through keywords in low-competition niches, well designed and popularized to generate passive revenue with minimal investment.

“And if the name is right […]

What we can learn from the richest man in Asia

sovereignman.com / By Simon Black / January 15, 2015

It was nine months ago when we reported that Li Ka-shing, the richest man in Asia, had sold all of his major assets in China.

In 2013 when he started dumping his Chinese property holdings he was being ridiculed and criticized. Everyone was bullish on […]

Good Thing We Need More Strip Malls & Office Buildings: Fed Again Herding Yield-Seekers Into Sliced & Diced Commercial Mortgages

davidstockmanscontracorner.com / By Eliot Brown at The Wall Street Journal / January 14, 2015

A hunt for yield and a gradually improving property market are bolstering a key engine of U.S. commercial property lending, helping borrowers to refinance but also reigniting fears the market is getting overheated.

In all, lenders made $94 billion in loans […]

A New Year ‘Bail-in’ Resolution

gold-eagle.com / By Vicente Malherbe / January 12, 2015

The financial world is changing at a very fast pace and we would like to share with you some observations of alarming recent developments in the financial system. The New Year resolution of political leaders seems to be the global implementation of the bail-in framework, […]

Where did the real estate agents go? California has lost nearly 90,000 active real estate agents since 2008. New licenses are picking up even though sales volume is not.

doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / January 11th, 2015

Real estate agents and brokers make a large portion of their income once a sale is completed. Escrow closes and the nice healthy commission is dished out. During the heyday of the housing bubble we had over 260,000 active real estate agents in California. Today it […]

Looking for deals in Los Angeles: Real estate sales slogging along while marginal areas take a hit. Deals in Watts for $100k if you don’t mind 669 square feet of living space.

doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / January 8th, 2015

According to some, every single piece of livable space in Los Angeles is gentrifying at a glorious pace. Crap shacks are now mansions in their Kool-Aid colored glasses. Many try to disguise their deeply speculative ways as being conservative but in reality, they might as well […]