Tag: Housing Market

What The Stock Market Is Forecasting For The Housing Market

One of the best forecasters of economic conditions is the financial markets. So much money is riding on it that it reflects the best knowledge of everyone on the planet – the ultimate in crowd sourcing. It has even been proven that orange juice futures offer a better forecast of Florida weather than the national... Read more »

The Latest Trends In The Housing Market

The Latest Trends In The Housing Market
Corelogic came out with their October Housing and Mortgage Trends report a little while ago and there are several interesting insights which I will summarize here. Unfortunately, they are pretty clear that they don’t want any part of their report reproduced so I won’t be displaying any of their graphs but you can click on... Read more »

Falling Home Prices Are Back For Chicago

The Chicago Case Shiller home price index just came out for August and it looks like the decline is back – one month earlier than I originally predicted. Now, you may read elsewhere that home prices were actually up in Chicago and that would sort of be true but there’s more to the story. The... Read more »