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Tag: housing bubble

Playing the come line. Underlying asset bubbles is an investor psychology based on expectations, encouraged by Fed actions over the last thirty-five years

Negative leverage: The Fed’s gift to apartment investors

The Federal Reserve’s inflation of the money supply and interest rate manipulation distort capital markets through, among other things, the creation of asset bubbles....

Bubble trouble?

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas identified signs of a “brewing U.S. housing bubble” in March. Though the sharp increase in home prices in...

A perfect affordable housing storm

Beyond the frightening amount of money the average renter pays the first of every month, the truly scary part of this situation is that...

A housing market divided

Housing markets get discussed in the media mostly through the channel of prices. Rising prices are considered good for the economy. They can connote...

But everyone else did

The research paper, “The Role of Contagion in the Last American Housing Cycle,” written by Wharton real estate professors Joseph Gyourko and Fernando Ferreira,...

Apartment loans by agencies creating bubble

Multifamily loans issued by government-sponsored agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are buoying the price of apartment buildings to the point that buyers may...

The psychology behind the recession

Economists have given many reasons why the United States is in the midst of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression: under-regulation, massive...

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