Category Archives: Housing Bubble

Hot or Not

From the Star Ledger: These 15 N.J. real estate markets are sizzling hot right now, spring edition 15. Hoboken Current home value: $788,190 Yearly growth: 8.16 Hoboken is a strong city for working millennials. It’s is a little younger than … Continue reading

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The puff piece returns … oh how I missed you

Warning, make sure you’ve got your boots on, the bullshit is deep in here. From the Record: High demand will spark bidding wars for houses in North Jersey this summer Prospective home buyers can expect to go to war this … Continue reading

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Feeling Hot Hot Hot

From MarketWatch: Americans haven’t been this optimistic about house prices since just before the crash House prices are soaring and, despite warnings from some analysts, most Americans believe they will continue to soar. A majority of U.S. adults (64%) continue … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, Housing Bubble, National Real Estate | 75 Comments

They sound pretty smart to me

From the Times of Trenton: ‘Brazen criminals’ are taking advantage of the housing crisis Brazenness is the hallmark of con artists and nowhere is that more evident than with shameless real estate scammers who rip off unsuspecting renters and property … Continue reading

Posted in Foreclosures, Housing Bubble, New Jersey Real Estate | 248 Comments

You don’t get a house just for showing up…

From USA Today: Home buying market so brutal, some home buyers make offer sight unseen This spring home-buying season should be a coming-out party for Millennials, many of whom are finally ready to make a purchase after hunkering down for … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, Housing Bubble, National Real Estate | 98 Comments

I think I can I think I can

From Bloomberg: U.S. Home Prices Rise Almost 9%, the Biggest Gain in Four Years Home prices in the U.S. surged 8.8 percent in February — the biggest gain in four years — as buyers battled for an increasingly scarce resource: … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, Employment, Housing Bubble, National Real Estate | 139 Comments

I say flip it, flip it good

From Bloomberg: Home Flippers Pile Into the U.S. Market, Scoring Higher Profits Property investors were bullish on the U.S. housing market in 2017, flipping more homes than in any year since 2006, when the real estate bubble that helped upend … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Housing Bubble, National Real Estate | 137 Comments

Recovered or back to a bubble?

From HousingWire: CoreLogic: Housing market nearly recovered from recession CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, released a report outlining the real estate economy from 2006 to 2017, showing that the housing market has nearly completely recovered … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Housing Bubble, Housing Recovery, National Real Estate | 105 Comments

Top? Anywhere? Anyone see a top?

From CNBC: Home prices surge 6.3% in December amid critical housing shortage Sky-high demand and record-low supply continued to push home prices higher in December, far faster than income growth. U.S. home prices increased 6.3 percent compared with December 2016, … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Bubble, Housing Recovery, National Real Estate | 103 Comments

If we learned anything during the last bubble, it’s that this is a sign of a bubble

From Builder Magazine: HOMES NEAR ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS SHOW STRONG PRICE APPRECIATION ATTOM Data Solutions today released its 2017 Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index, which shows that median home prices in U.S. zip codes in the highest 20% for environmental hazard … Continue reading

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Case Shiller up 6.4% yoy

From HousingWire:

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Yeah yeah, be priced out forever, we’ve heard that before.

From Forbes: 2018’s Housing Market Looks Good Unless You’re A First-Time Millennial Buyer The nation’s housing market for 2018 continues to look good, according to two recently released reports. But first-time millennial buyers will continue to struggle with affordability, especially … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, Housing Bubble, Housing Recovery, National Real Estate | 112 Comments

In foreclosure … for 10 years

From Curbed: In 2017, NYC foreclosures reached its highest level since 2009 Foreclosures have been on the rise across New York City for a while now but in 2017, the number of cases hit its highest peak in eight years. … Continue reading

Posted in Foreclosures, Housing Bubble, NYC | 267 Comments

37% of large metros now overvalued

From HousingWire: CoreLogic: Home prices jump 7% annually in November CoreLogic’s HPI showed home prices increased 7% from November 2016 to November 2017 and jumped 1% from October to November. But these home price increases are expected to slow into … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Housing Bubble, Housing Recovery, National Real Estate | 167 Comments

Nerdwallet? More like Emptywallet.

Insanity from Nerdwallet – clearly the housing market is getting bubbly:

Posted in Housing Bubble | 73 Comments