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I'm was trying to peek around corners a bit with this idea of looking at Zillow's dataset of percent of homes that are increasing in value. Zillow doesn't publish these graphs themselves but they do publish the raw data so I took that data and made these graphs. Zillow looks at their...
One of the unique things I do here at RealEstateDecoded.com is that I publish an INFLATION-ADJUSTED Case-Shiller Home Price Index. You can see what's really going on with home prices by looking at the Real, Inflation-Adjusted Case-Shiller Home Price Index.
The Washington Post reported recently that Barack and Michelle Obama bought the house they had been renting. That was serendipitous for me because I've been working for a crazy number of months on an online course called, "Buying the House You Rent." Nice timing, Barack! Thank you! After seeing the cool article...
It looks like 2017 will be a transition year for the U.S. residential real estate market. Stock Market. I’ll forecast that the stock market continues more or less sideways but ends the year a lot weaker than it starts. Talk of a coming recession increases. Consumer. Employment and consumer spending continue...
Dear Readers, I got a very moving email from a reader this week. They are taking a $1,000 a month loss on a condo they bought in California in 2006. But now we are just a ticking time bomb... My retirement savings will likely be less, my assets fewer, my...