Tag Archive for Current Sales

If The Guilty (Mortgage Mafia) Are Never Punished, Housing Will Never Recover

The following is the executive summary of the Wall Street Examiner Professional Edition Housing Update. The complete report with illustrative charts and analysis is available to subscribers here. Housing data continues to be mixed. Lagging closed sales data shows prices still declining. However, the most current sales data represents January closings, which were mostly sales…

Homebuilder Perceptions Better but Conditions Really Worse

“U.S. Homebuilder Confidence Rises in March to Highest Level in 10 Months,” screamed the Bloomberg headline this morning. It left out the fact that the readings were barely above 20 year lows. This is one of the most important indicators of the housing market because it represents the perceptions of direct market participants and because…