Tag Archives: real estate

Should we all own homes?

After the housing bubble burst and we were plunged into recession, the federal government jumped in to immediately re-inflate the bubble. There is plenty of reason to think this was a necessary move. Too much of our economy was tied up in developing residential real estate to switch so suddenly. But at this point we […]

The American Dream of Home Ownership A Young Concept

Or at least that is what is revealed in this excellent summary of the 20th century history of home ownership in America at the WSJ.

The real estate industry can rejoice

Great news for the depressed real estate market, there is a big new player shopping around: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. plans soon to sign a major lease of office space in Orange County, probably in Irvine, where as many as 600 people would liquidate the assets of troubled banks and thrifts based in California […]