Some articles on home, homes, prices, home prices, price:
... Among Americans, home ownership is widely accepted as preferable to renting in many cases, especially when the ownership term is expected to be at least five years ... over time, as opposed to the utility of shelter that home ownership provides, housing is not a risk-free investment ... The popular notion that, unlike stocks, homes do not fall in value is believed to have contributed to the mania for purchasing homes ...
... Prior to 2006, San Diego experienced a dramatic growth of real estate prices, to the extent that the situation was sometimes described as a "housing affordability crisis" ... Median single family home prices more than tripled between 1998 and 2007 ... Growth of real estate prices was not accompanied by comparable growth of household incomes the Housing Affordability Index (percentage of households that can afford to buy a median-priced ...
... Home prices, which were increasing at double-digit rates nationally in 2004 and 2005, have fallen dramatically since (see Chart 1) ... As home prices decline, the number of problem mortgages, particularly in sub-prime and Alt-A portfolios, is rising ... home prices fell only 5 percent, subprime credit losses to investors would total just under $150 billion, and Alt-A credit losses would total $25 billion ...
... home sales and home prices accelerates rather than slowing, with U.S ... the most significant risk to our economy." Home sales continue to fall ... The decrease in existing-home sales is the steepest since 1989 ...
... the issues of ballooning inventories, falling prices and sharply reduced sales volumes ... approaches", and noted that the median price of new homes had dropped almost 3% since January 2006 that new-home inventories hit a record in April 2006, and remained near ... It also predicted that "the national median price of housing will probably fall by close to 30% in the next three years.. ...
Famous quotes containing the words prices and/or home:
“On the breasts of a barmaid in Sale
Were tattooed the prices of ale;
And on her behind
For the sake of the blind
Was the same information in Braille.”
“This be the verse you grave for me:
Here he lies where he longed to be;
Home is the sailor, home from the sea,
And the hunter home from the hill.”
—Robert Louis Stevenson (18501894)