Listen Up Class, We Have More On Housing And It’s ‘Worth’ Your Attention, Pun Intended

| January 28, 2012

According to Freddie Mac, while the value of all housing is down 30%, and home equity is down 55%, we see that mortgage debt owed is only down a minestrone 3%. Bottom line, the U.S. housing market is back to the Armageddon high debt-to-equity ratio that was only ever seen during the Q1 2009 economic wipe out, and even worse, we […]

Zillow Says 27 Percent Of U.S. Homeowners Now Have Negative Equity On Home, An All Time Record!

| May 9, 2011

Highlights from a new report from Zillow on real estate…………….The number of homes with negative equity rose to 27% or 16.2 million units in the first quarter from 13.1 million units a year earlier.  In the first quarter of 2009 only 22% of homes were underwater, Zillow said.  Home prices slumped 8.2 percent on average over the past 12 months. Property […]

The Consumer Goes On Strike

| September 18, 2010

By Gary Shilling Consumers Go On Strike It wasn’t until late 2008 that we had the collapse in home equity as house prices nosedived (Chart 2), rising layoffs (Chart 3) and the drying up of consumer lending drove consumers into retrenchment. But they suddenly went on a buyers strike in the last four months of 2008, […]

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