Posts Tagged by Housing
|February 19, 2014||Posted by Rich Nymoen under Editorials|
Making borrowing easy actually means more foreclosures, hurting the very people the program was supposed to help.
|February 16, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
People moan every time the cost of housing or land rises when they should celebrate and share the rise, right?
|January 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
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|October 24, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
Why’s there such a gold rush in housing right now? Wall Street is flipping homes into rental properties and then leasing them to the very people they foreclosed out of the real estate market. This 2013 article is from ColorLines, May 30.
|May 30, 2012||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under News|
What pushes up and pulls down land values? And who should benefit? We trim, blend, and append three 2012 articles from: (1) BBC, May 22, on Hunger Games by D. Crookes; (2) Christian Science Monitor, May 29, on home prices by M. Trumbull; and (3) Vermont Press Bureau, February 22, on resources by T. Moats.
|May 15, 2012||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Housing Is Too High Sans Real Tax Reform Do Current Taxes Drive FaceBook Founder Elsewhere? Being paid big bucks doesn’t mean that you’re worth it. We trim, blend, and append three 2012 and one 2011 articles from: (1) Los Angeles […]
|May 18, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
During this bottom, who catches a break? New series on solving the financial crisis Where are land prices headed? Which landowners catch a break? We trim, blend, and append five 2011 articles from: (1) The Atlantic, May 9, on prices […]
|April 7, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Lower land prices so at last the cycle can turn 13% of all U.S. homes are vacant The way the Census calculates vacancy rates is to include vacation homes but in states where people dont take vacations, the rate is […]
|June 30, 2010||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Most Chinese kept from good wages & affordable homes Chinomics — China to Adopt Hong Kong’s Land Lease Model? A bigger pie has not meant higher wages, just out-of-reach homes for most Chinese. But the government might not be afraid […]
|June 17, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Home builders’ index & Jobs numbers Both down Shanghai to Start Property Tax Trial While US propaganda keeps plumping for another round of land-price inflation, some leaders try to avoid it and the recession that comes with it. Yet even […]
|May 19, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
US Policy Causes Defaults, Quasi US Agency to Fail Aussie Officials Plan to Recover More Natural Rents As US home repossessions hit an all-time high, Fannie Mae announced a $11.5 billion quarterly loss. Should we again rescue the mortgage giant? […]
|April 16, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Homes are cheaper, but not necessarily affordable Dollar parity keeps Canadian buyers in US real estate US homes may be more affordable for some Canadians but not for some Americans. We trim, blend, and append two 2010 articles from (1) […]
|February 4, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Tax to improve plans Myths of Recovery Was the bailout a scam? Whatever, its not working. We trim, blend, and append six 2010 articles, the longest from CounterPunch, Jan 26, 2010 by Michael Hudson, former Wall Street economist, a Distinguished […]
|November 16, 2009||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Could We Have More Jobs Than We Ever Hoped For? The Jobs Summit by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, 16 November 2009 President Barack Obama will be hosting a White House forum on jobs in December 2009. Unemployment continued to […]
|August 4, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
What if property taxes are the best way to tax? Warning: get off housing gravy train The media is making sense! Not once but three times recently, reporters have addressed an unpopular but vital reform. Thanks to them, millions of […]