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Links ~November, 2018

Are we addicted to debt? | Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Tax Reform Opens New Opportunities for Commercial Real Estate | Realtor Magazine Banks continue to ease mortgage lending standards, but it’s not helping | 2018-11-15 | HousingWire Why affordable housing is scarce in progressive cities – Curbed Why house prices in global cities are falling – Buttonwood – The Economist Study: Minority homebuyers pay higher interest rates | 2018-11-20 | HousingWire Silent Inflation by Robert J. Shiller – Project Syndicate Mortgage Debt Nears A Pre-Crash High, But That’s No Cause For Concern – Forbes.com Housing market slowdown won’t be a crash – Yahoo Finance Buying a home: Should you skip the home appraisal? | Mortgage Rates, Mortgage…

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Links ~October, 2018

Can Mortgage Borrowers Use the CFPB’s Loan Estimate Disclosure to Shop For the Best Deal? How Do Appraisers Calculate Price Per Square Foot? • Birmingham Appraisal Blog U.S. Home Affordability Drops to Lowest Level in 10 Years | ATTOM Data Solutions Idiosyncratic Whisk: Housing: Part 324 – Commercial Real Estate, Dean Baker, etc. 10 years later: How the housing market has changed since the crash – The Washington Post National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point – Oct 3, 2018 Real Estate Market Prepares for Burst of New Listings | Realtor Magazine Making Sense of the Single-Family Rental Industry | John Burns Real Estate Consulting The finance curse: how the…

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Links ~September, 2018

Has House Price Appreciation Reached a Tipping Point? – First American (Aug) The biggest red flag for the next recession? Corporate debt-to-cash ratios, top economist says (Sep) Home Prices Up 4.7% in August, Lowest Price Growth in Four Years – Redfin (Sep) As Seattle home prices dip, outer reaches of metro area are humming along | The Seattle Times (Sep) Southern California supply of unsold new homes at 6-year high – Orange County Register (Aug) Southern California homeowners rush to sell as analyst sees ‘new cracks’ in the market – Orange County Register (Sep) The financial crisis, ten years on | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal (2017) CMHC: Insured mortgage market falls 33% after new regulations – BNN Bloomberg China’s tallest…

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Links – September-August, 2018

To solve the housing crisis, we need to fix our broken land economy – New thinking for the British economy – OpenDemocracy Wage Growth and Baby Boomers | Moody’s Analytics Economy.com A Roadmap to Job-Creating Transportation Infrastructure – Center for Opportunity Urbanism (2017) Why a low delinquency rate isn’t the good news real estate story you think – Macleans.ca (2017) Everything you need to know about Fannie, Freddie appraisal-free purchase mortgages | 2017-08-23 | HousingWire Agents Sell Homes For More Than FSBOS: Study – Inman (2017) Housing Perspectives (from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies): Who Owns Rental Properties, and is it Changing? What Are the Prospects for Future Homeownership Demand? First American (Aug) Why Seattle Builds…

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Links ~August, 2018

Credit supply and housing speculation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal (Aug) Quantitative Easing: Defined and Explained Amazon To Take On Zillow, Redfin With New Real Estate Referral Feature? (July) Ideal Salary You Need to Own a Home in Your State How racism kept black Tacomans from buying houses for decades | The News Tribune (Aug) Some realtors believe major price correction underway in Metro housing | Vancouver Sun (Aug) Where Can Renters Find Affordable Homes to Buy? (Aug) The Guide to Understanding Your Home Value | Real Estate | US News (Aug) Overhaul Boosts Credit Scores of Millions of U.S. Consumers – WSJ (Aug) Falling Housing Starts: Fallout from the Trump Tax Cut? | Beat the Press…

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