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Barbara Allen, a housing analyst with Arnhold & Breichroeder Inc., is convinced housing price reversals will take the entire economy into a deeper recession as soon as 2003.

Allen’s reasoning includes four…

 

Stan Ehrlich

 

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Stan Ehrlich

 

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Mortgage rates are expected to rise later this year. Builders catering to first-time buyers are expected to be the most affected. We asked three who build starter homes about the likely impact.

 

While today’s low interest rates have added to consumers’ ability to keep buying homes, it might be time to read the tea leaves.

A rise in the unemployment rate will ultimately affect the housing market. And…

Census Bureau figures demonstrate just how massive the influx of immigrants has been in the United States. Today, 11% of all households are headed by foreign-born individuals.

On average, the rate of…

Construction loan debt is typically variable and tied to the prime rate, so the big drop in interest rates during the past year has benefited many builders and developers. But if the party hasn’t already ended, it…

Even as some areas feel the pinch, the top-performing states…
Money magazine is a pretty good gauge of the overall climate on Wall Street. So what, according to its December issue, is today’s best stock value? In an article titled "The Rock," it is none other than the housing…
Fannie Mae economist David Berson concedes that the U.S. economy is in a recession but says it likely will be short and that the recovery, by the second half of 2002, should be strong.

Berson says his post-terrorist…

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