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CNNMoney: Home prices fall to 8-year lowsupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 13:57:00

Home prices continued to sink in the third quarter, falling to levels not seen since early 2003.

CNNMoney: Home prices heading for triple-dipupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 11:56:00

The besieged housing market has even further to fall before home prices really hit rock bottom.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures fall in most U.S. citiesupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 08:46:00

Foreclosures declined in more than 84% of U.S. metro areas during the first half of the year, according to the latest report from RealtyTrac, an online marketer of foreclosed properties. But that doesn't mean these markets are staging a turnaround.

Money Magazine: House hunting: Is this the best time to buy?updated: Wed Jun 08 2011 08:09:00

My fiancé and I are saving up to buy a house in the not-too-distant future. We want to take advantage of the housing market, but he's skeptical about whether this is the best time to buy. When do you think prices will go up? -- S.R., Los Angeles

CNNMoney: Home prices: 'Double-dip' confirmedupdated: Tue May 31 2011 10:43:00

Home prices hit another new low in the first quarter, down 5.1% from a year ago to levels not reached since 2002.

CNNMoney: Buy vs. rent: These days, buying winsupdated: Fri May 13 2011 08:37:00

For the first time in years, buying a home may beat renting.

CNNMoney: Home prices in 'double dip'updated: Tue Apr 26 2011 12:08:00

Home prices in February sank 3.3% to just above the post-crisis lows reached in April 2009. It was the seventh straight month of declines.

CNNMoney: New home sales hover near all-time lowupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 10:59:00

New home sales started to creep back up in March, according to government figures released Monday, but the housing market is still far from a recovery.

CNNMoney: Home prices near 2009 lows -- and may fall moreupdated: Tue Feb 22 2011 14:02:00

Home prices took a big hit at the end of 2010, even as the rest of the economy gained steam.

Money Magazine: Buying a home now is a no-brainerupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 09:26:00

Is now the right time to invest in a house?

CNNMoney: Home values tumble $1.7 trillion in 2010updated: Thu Dec 09 2010 05:55:00

Can't sell your home for a decent price? You're not alone.

CNNMoney: Signs of a double dip? Home prices fall 2%updated: Tue Nov 30 2010 11:13:00

U.S. home prices fell 2% in the third quarter after having gained steadily since early 2009.

Fortune: Canada's coming housing bustupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 10:41:00

America may be on the ropes, but its neighbor to the North wants everybody to know that, in contrast, it's doing just fine.

CNNMoney: Home prices up, but growth rate slowsupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 10:38:00

Home prices have risen for five straight months, but the rate of growth has slowed, according to an industry report released Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Stocks poised for early gainsupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 09:12:00

U.S. stock futures rose slightly Tuesday, as investors mulled over the latest data on home prices and await a reading on consumer confidence.

Fortune: Housing quagmire: Is it time to remove relief?updated: Thu Sep 02 2010 18:06:00

For the growing number of struggling homeowners in this country, more help is on the way. Additional aid from the federal government will begin making its way to them next month -- one program would help qualified homeowners refinance their mortgages after seeing their property values fall below the amount they owe, and the other includes another round of funding to help the unemployed or underemployed with their payments.

CNNMoney: Home prices show stability after modest gainupdated: Tue Jul 27 2010 10:30:00

Home prices rose slightly in May compared with a month earlier, appearing to have stablized at the lower levels that followed the end of the residential real estate bubble, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index of 20 major housing markets released Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Home prices up 3.8% in April - but don't celebrateupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 10:03:00

Home prices rose 0.8% in April compared with March and were up 3.8% from a year ago, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index of 20 major housing markets.

Fortune: McMansion welfare: Why does government subsidize home ownership?updated: Thu Jun 03 2010 14:00:00

Robert Shiller, the innovative economist who helped create the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price indices, has been talking about the intersection between human behavior and markets for decades. His work there wasn't widely recognized, however, until the 2008 housing bust left us all wondering how the bubble ever got so big in the first place.

CNNMoney: Home prices inch upupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 13:45:00

February home prices posted their first year-over-year increase since December 2006, according to a report out today.

CNNMoney: Bernanke defends Fed recordupdated: Sun Jan 03 2010 16:49:00

Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said Sunday that low interest rates in the first half of the last decade were "appropriate" at the time and were not the main cause of the ensuing housing bubble.

CNNMoney: 3 reasons home prices are heading lowerupdated: Fri Jan 01 2010 18:22:00

After four months of gains, home prices flattened in October. Worse yet, industry insiders think that they'll soon start to fall.

CNNMoney: Home values plummet $500 billionupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 06:24:00

American homeowners will have lost nearly $500 billion in home value by year's end.

CNNMoney: Home prices climb for 2nd straight quarterupdated: Tue Nov 24 2009 09:51:00

Home prices rose for the second consecutive quarter but remained nearly 9% lower than a year earlier, according to a housing market report issued Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Home prices continue reboundupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 12:00:00

Home prices rose for the fourth month in a row during August and suffered a smaller-than-expected annual drop, according to a report issued Tuesday.

CNNMoney: What housing bust?updated: Wed Oct 21 2009 15:29:00

If you're a beef-eating, beer-guzzling, pick-up driving resident of heartland America, there's a good chance you escaped the housing bust. But pesto-chomping, chardonnay-sipping, hybrid-driving city-slickers were probably out of luck.

CNNMoney: Homes: About to get much cheaperupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 11:07:00

If you thought home prices were bottoming out, you may be wrong. They're expected to head a lot lower.

CNNMoney: Home prices gain for 3rd straight monthupdated: Tue Sep 29 2009 10:37:00

There was another tick-up in home prices in July, a further indication that housing markets may be stabilizing, according to a report issued Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Home prices on the upswingupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 14:22:00

National home prices may be on the road to recovery.

Fortune: Bob Shiller didn't kill the housing marketupdated: Tue Jul 07 2009 11:19:00

It's noon in New Haven, and Yale economist Robert Shiller and I are leaving his office to walk down the block for pizza. It was a damp morning, but now the sun is breaking through the clouds. "Do we need an umbrella?" he asks. I say I don't think so. But a few steps outside his office, he turns around to get one. "It's better to be safe," he says.

CNNMoney: Home prices drop, but at a slower rateupdated: Tue Jun 30 2009 10:25:00

Home prices continued to tumble in April, falling 18.1% from a year earlier -- but the change from March narrowed sharply, indicating that housing markets may be starting to turn.

CNNMoney: Lower taxes: Silver lining of falling home pricesupdated: Wed May 27 2009 14:25:00

Your home value has sunk like a stone, and you're so far underwater you'll have to hold your breath for years. Can you at least get a break on your property taxes?

CNNMoney: Record drop in home price indexupdated: Tue Mar 31 2009 16:53:00

Housing prices in 20 major cities fell at record monthly and annual levels in January, according to a private report issued Tuesday, with prices down 2.8% from December and 19% from a year earlier.

CNNMoney: Most affordable city in the nationupdated: Mon Mar 16 2009 07:13:00

Crashing home prices have led to the most affordable housing market in at least five years, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index released Thursday.

CNNMoney: Home prices in record dropupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 11:55:00

Home prices declined at a record pace around the nation in the final three months of 2008, according to an industry report released Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Boomers: 30% underwaterupdated: Thu Feb 26 2009 15:21:00

What a turnaround for the American Dream!

CNNMoney: Obama: Aid 9 million homeownersupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 19:12:00

President Obama unveiled a $75 billion multi-pronged plan Wednesday that seeks to help up to 9 million borrowers suffering from falling home prices and unaffordable monthly payments.

CNNMoney: Home prices fall at record paceupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 10:50:00

An index of home prices in 20 major metropolitan areas fell at a record annual pace in November, to levels not seen since 2004, according to a report released Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Home prices see sharp dipupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 16:31:00

Home prices continued to plunge in November, according to a new government report released Thursday.

CNNMoney: America's super status on the lineupdated: Thu Nov 06 2008 15:05:00

The United States is suffering the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. The nation's reliance on the rest of the world to support its rampant spending is increasing and across the nation Americans are losing their jobs. US Home Prices Tumble in Aprilupdated: Tue Jun 24 2008 14:00:00

U.S. home prices tumbled in April at the fastest rate since a widely followed index was begun in 2000 with all 20 metropolitan areas surveyed posting annual declines for the first time

CNNMoney: Housing affordability back to pre-bubble levelsupdated: Mon Jun 02 2008 17:27:00

Declining home prices across the nation are bringing valuations - the difference between what a home should cost and its actual price - back to pre-bubble levels, according to a survey released Monday.

CNNMoney: Housing prices post record declinesupdated: Tue Apr 29 2008 14:56:00

Home prices have posted another record decline, as most of the nation's largest markets suffered double-digit drops over last year, a survey released Tuesday shows.

CNNMoney: The trillion-dollar mortgage time bombupdated: Tue Apr 22 2008 17:05:00

Among the nightmares lurking around the corner for the already battered housing and credit markets would be a meltdown at mortgage financing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

CNNMoney: Housing: Best time to buy in four yearsupdated: Wed Mar 05 2008 22:40:00

It may be the best time to buy a house in more than four years.

CNNMoney: Greenspan: How the credit crisis happenedupdated: Wed Dec 12 2007 07:08:00

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan in a commentary published Wednesday argues that Fed policy under his leadership was not the cause of the housing bubble that precipitated the current crisis in financial credit markets, as some have charged.

CNNMoney: Slump? What slump? Home values OKupdated: Mon Jun 25 2007 02:40:00

Most Americans still believe their homes are worth more than they were a year ago, although the fraction who now think their home is losing value has more than doubled compared to a year ago, according to a survey released Monday.

CNNMoney: Home-price forecast: First ever declineupdated: Tue May 08 2007 09:50:00

Home prices are expected to finish down for the year, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) said Tuesday, which would mark the first drop since the group started tracking values in 1968.

Money Magazine: Real Estateupdated: Fri Dec 01 2006 00:01:00

Larry and Tammy Curell are learning the meaning of Surprise, Ariz. The Curells had hoped to move to a bigger house in the fall. But nine months after putting their newly built four-bedroom on the m...

Business 2.0: Top 10 cities: Where to buy nowupdated: Wed Nov 15 2006 16:37:00

The real estate slump could get worse before it gets better. But these 10 markets offer great opportunities for those who have the patience to buy and hold.

CNNMoney: The bubble-proof economyupdated: Thu Oct 26 2006 11:44:00

The economy appears thriving away from home, or more precisely, away from homes.

Business 2.0: Top 10 cities: Where to buy nowupdated: Wed Oct 25 2006 17:09:00

The real estate slump could get worse before it gets better. Business 2.0 Magazine, in its November 2006 issue, identifies 10 markets that offer great opportunities for those who have the patience to buy and hold.

CNNMoney: Housing burden rising across Americaupdated: Tue Oct 03 2006 06:50:00

American families are paying an increasingly large portion of their incomes for housing, putting a squeeze on household budgets, according to a survey published Tuesday by the Census Bureau.

CNNMoney: Mortgage delinquencies ticking upwardupdated: Wed Sep 13 2006 11:54:00

Faced with higher mortgage rates and deteriorating housing markets, more Americans are having trouble paying off their mortgages this year, according to the latest quarterly report on delinquencies from the Mortgage Bankers Association released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Home sales slump deepensupdated: Wed Aug 23 2006 09:47:00

Home sales slumped more than expected in July, according to a trade group reading that showed the biggest supply of homes for sale in 13 years, coupled with weak prices.

Money Magazine: Can You Still Get Rich in Real Estate?updated: Thu Jun 01 2006 00:01:00

Home sales are slowing. Condo prices are slipping. Sellers can't get their asking prices. And real estate bulls, including Columbia University economics professor Christopher Mayer, who not long ag...

CNNMoney: Housing slowdown to be widely feltupdated: Thu May 18 2006 10:33:00

You don't need to be in the market to buy or sell a home to be affected by the cooling housing market.

Fortune: Buy Florida land cheap! updated: Mon Oct 17 2005 00:01:00

In the early 1960s, back when the St. Joe Co. was still in the business of growing Florida pines, not developing Florida real estate, legend has it that a Hollywood movie mogul by the name of Walt ...

Money Magazine: Should You Cash Out While You Can?updated: Mon Aug 01 2005 00:01:00

Way back in 2000, Debbie Daly and her husband had no inkling that paying $402,000 for a four-bedroom ranch house would turn out to be a jackpot move. But their timing proved flawless. Within four y...

CNNMoney: No cooling the housing market yetupdated: Mon Jul 25 2005 09:50:00

Existing home sales hit a new record in June in an industry report out Monday, as the real estate market remains hotter than Wall Street expectations, sending housing prices to their biggest increase in 25 years.

CNNMoney: Buying your dream houseupdated: Tue Jun 14 2005 14:20:00

You can imagine it: a white house, a picket fence, a brick walkway to a green front door, and a beautiful foyer. Backyard barbecues, a two-car garage, and a living room with plenty of space for your surround-sound theater.

CNNMoney: Million dollar homes double since 2000updated: Tue May 24 2005 12:40:00

As U.S. housing prices continue to creep higher, more and more of them are enjoying the elite status of a million-dollar home, according to a government report released Tuesday.

CNNMoney: The Kevlar housing bubbleupdated: Mon May 23 2005 13:55:00

Will low mortgage rates remain around long enough to keep housing prices inflated?

CNNMoney: Real estate: busts don't follow boomsupdated: Tue May 03 2005 15:04:00

The number of U.S. metropolitan areas experiencing booms in real estate prices spiked 72 percent in 2004, according to a report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

CNNMoney: Smart ways to shop for a mortgageupdated: Wed Mar 16 2005 11:17:00

Dear Armchair Millionaire: Home prices in my area are rising fast and I want to get into a house of my own while I can still hope to afford it. I think that getting the largest mortgage possible now will pay off down the road because a more expensive house will have the biggest increase in value. What do you think?

CNNMoney: Why the housing bubble hasn't burstupdated: Tue Jan 18 2005 12:55:00

No one's really sure if the nation's housing market is a bubble at risk of bursting, or fairly priced with more upside ahead.

CNNMoney: 'Irrational exuberance' -- againupdated: Thu Jan 13 2005 13:38:00

NEW YORK (MONEY Magazine) - Yale University economist Robert Shiller made one of the great calls in stock market history. His book "Irrational Exuberance" hit the shelves in March 2000, the same month the tech-stock bubble struck a sharp pin.

CNNMoney: Global housing boomupdated: Mon Nov 08 2004 17:53:00

SALEM, Ore. (CNN/Money) - The dream of owning property, and making a serious profit selling it, isn't unique to America.

Money Magazine: Why Would Anyone Own Florida Real Estate?updated: Mon Nov 01 2004 00:01:00

Hurricane Charley did a prime number on Florida's Sanibel Island, toppling phone poles, ripping roofs off beachfront homes and uprooting stately palms and Australian pines that canopied the resort'...

Money Magazine: Home Prices: on the Bubble?updated: Mon Nov 01 2004 00:01:00

Ed Yardeni was among the first Wall Street strategists to argue after the 2000 stock market crash that real estate would be the next big thing. Low interest rates, a weak dollar, tax cuts, immigrat...

Fortune: Is the Housing Boom Over? Home prices have gone up for so long that people think they'll never come down. But updated: Mon Sep 20 2004 00:01:00

Maybe this is the most ominous sign of trouble ahead in the real estate market: The Kiwanians have gotten into condos.

Fortune: A Hedge for Your Home? Yale economist Robert Shiller talks bubble psychology.updated: Mon Sep 20 2004 00:01:00

In his 2000 bestseller, Irrational Exuberance, Robert Shiller argued that Americans had become overly obsessed with the stock market. Now the Yale economics professor sees signs of a similar obsess...

CNNMoney: "I'm selling L.A. and buying Chicago."updated: Fri Aug 06 2004 13:38:00

BEND, Ore. (CNN/Money) - If you're like most Americans, much your net worth is tied up in a single, illiquid asset - your house.

CNNMoney: The $600,000 questionupdated: Tue Jul 13 2004 14:33:00

and the subsequent cooling off of the market -- for more than a year.

Money Magazine: What's Next for Home Prices Even with real estate values sky-high and rates on the rise, the outlook is for more gains this yearupdated: Tue Jun 01 2004 00:01:00

When it comes to real estate, there's one topic on everybody's mind these days: interest rates. Real estate has been unstoppable in recent years, thanks in no small part to ultracheap mortgages. Bu...

CNNMoney: Why some markets are hot, others notupdated: Wed May 19 2004 11:09:00

Bend, Ore. (CNN/Money) - People are heading to Las Vegas with hope of hitting the jackpot. They're not on the Strip, but in housing developments in and around the city.

CNNMoney: Watch out for falling rentsupdated: Tue Apr 20 2004 11:53:00

BEND, Ore. (CNN/Money) - The market for rental housing in many parts of the country is gasping for air.

CNNMoney: Buy now? Ughh!updated: Mon Apr 19 2004 17:54:00

BEND, Ore. (CNN/Money) -With home prices as high as they are and interest rates creeping up, you might be seconding-guessing your decision to buy a house now.

CNNMoney: Homes: How to spot a winnerupdated: Mon Apr 19 2004 11:42:00

If you own a home, it's probably safe to assume its value has gone up these past few years.


Worried about a housing bubble in your hometown? Well, just think how Los Angelenos must feel. Los Angeles and its environs are coming off back-to-back years of 20% to 30% increases in home prices....

Money Magazine: What's next for real estateupdated: Wed Feb 18 2004 16:07:00

Worried about a housing bubble in your hometown? Well, just think how Los Angelenos must feel. Los Angeles and its environs are coming off back-to-back years of 20 to 30 percent increases in home prices.

CNNMoney: For rent, cheapupdated: Tue Feb 10 2004 17:53:00

BEND, Ore. (CNN/Money) - The market for rental housing in many parts of the country is gasping for air.

CNNMoney: Your Home: Bracing for higher ratesupdated: Thu Jan 29 2004 12:41:00

For now, mortgage rates are still near historically low levels.

Business 2.0: A Squeeze On Home Pricesupdated: Thu Jan 01 2004 00:01:00

Jack Torza has been selling houses for 29 years, and he's never been more optimistic. Subdivisions are going up all over his territory in Hanover, Va., a leafy suburb of Richmond. Properties usuall...

Money Magazine: 10 Best Places To Live 2002updated: Sun Dec 01 2002 00:01:00


Money Magazine: Q & A Real Estate your questions answeredupdated: Sun Dec 01 2002 00:01:00


Money Magazine: Bubble Boy Economist Ed Yardeni has a new fear: the real estate market.updated: Fri Nov 01 2002 00:01:00

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble." Okay, so I'm taking liberties with Shakespeare. But in the financial markets, as in Macbeth, talk of bubbles means that someone's up to no good.

Fortune: Is This House $1.2 Worth Million? No, we don't have a housing bubble yet. But if the frenzy doesn't end soon, we updated: Mon Oct 28 2002 00:01:00

In these turbulent times, it's a relief to ponder the things you really can count on. The recently departed, love-'em-or-hate-'em New York Yankees will roll into the playoffs again next season. Our...

Fortune: Is Housing the Next Bubble? Sure, there's some pretty scary stuff going on. But things aren't as crazy as the last time the propupdated: Mon Apr 01 2002 00:01:00

The signs of recovery are so obvious that only an Olympics figure-skating judge could miss them. The manufacturing sector rebounded in February after an 18-month-long tailspin. Activity in the all-...


With their open-necked oxford shirts, plaid sports coats and slightly rumpled air--and their ability to recall factoids like the 1987 gross domestic product and a tendency to say things like, "Actu...

Fortune: The Bright Outlook for HOUSING PRICES The painful slump on the coasts is now over. Despite some gloomy forecasts, ownership stilupdated: Mon Nov 14 1994 00:01:00

It's primal, traditional, part of an American's birthright -- ownership of a home whose value appreciates forever. Yet if there was one support beam * undergirding the American standard of living t...

Fortune: MORE LIFE IN HOME PRICESupdated: Mon May 16 1994 00:01:00

If you're looking to buy a home, give the housing market a cheer. If you're selling, give it two cheers. Home prices have been rising modestly, about 3% to 4% during the past year, and they're like...

Fortune: Fun with demographics, ten men strike again, God's new plan for Palm Springs, and other matters. ASK MR. STATISTICSupdated: Mon Jan 11 1993 00:01:00

Dear Mr. Statistics: I reside richly in idyllic Palm Springs, California, a locale where a fellow is supposed to have no worries except about possibly getting beaned by a golf ball. But lately the ...

Money Magazine: What's Ahead for Home Prices Our table indicates that most areas will enjoy slow but steady appreciation -- a welcome mat for buupdated: Wed Jul 01 1992 00:01:00

Trying to figure out whether your home's value is about to rise or fall can be devilishly confusing these days. First, the National Association of Realtors suggested that boom times were back, repo...

Money Magazine: HOMEOWNERS LIKE YOU TURN HOPEFULupdated: Wed May 01 1991 00:01:00

Good-bye, subterranean homesick blues. A nationwide poll of 300 MONEY subscribers conducted by the Gallup Organization in March shows that people have become far more upbeat about the path of home ...

Money Magazine: THE NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET IS OVER With housing's scary slide seemingly coming to an end, now is the time to buy a home at a teupdated: Wed May 01 1991 00:01:00

Ah, spring! Lilacs are in bloom, your hometown baseball team still has a mathematical shot at the pennant, and all across our fair land the mating call of that persistently optimistic species, Brok...

Money Magazine: WHAT THE WAR MEANS TO ALL YOUR FINANCES Your Questions Answeredupdated: Fri Mar 01 1991 00:01:00

When the rolling thunder of U.S. and allied warplanes began pounding Iraqi forces on Jan. 16, hopes were high for a speedy high-tech end to the war in the Persian Gulf. But that optimism quickly ga...

Money Magazine: Finding the Home You'll Really Enjoy In today's squishy markets, you can afford to take your time and get updated: Wed Mar 21 1990 00:01:00

With for sale signs seemingly becoming permanent fixtures on more lawns across the country, the balance of power has clearly shifted from home sellers to buyers. As a result, shelter seekers in the...

Fortune: BUSINESS CAN ATTACK HOUSING COSTS Enlightened employers are already helping workers cope with the high price of homes. But compaupdated: Mon Aug 15 1988 00:01:00

Business must take a bigger role in attacking the critical shortage of affordable housing in several regions of the U.S. In areas where home prices and rents are out of reach for many of their empl...

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