Oct 31

You can now search more than 11,000 foreclosed properties that were scheduled for Milwaukee County Sheriff’s sale from January 2007 through this September. Some properties marked “discontinued” were not sold at sheriff’s sale.

via JSOnline.

Oct 31

But the ultimate predictor of price is technical: speculative bubbles retrace to their pre-bubble prices, or in many cases even crash below those levels.

Those arguing the fundamentals are always grasping at various straws to support the case that prices won’t drop all the way back to pre-bubble levels, and they’re always wrong.

via Seeking Alpha.

Oct 31

In several cases, eviction actions have occurred shortly before or after MPD letters. But its not always clear theres a connection, as when a flagged building has multiple units.

via Isthmus.

Oct 31

Two of the largest U.S. apartment landlords said on Thursday they see something in their sector that’s been missing for the past few years — a little optimism about the future.

via Reuters .

Oct 31

Either you think or others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.

- Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896-1940)

Oct 30

Now, with the area’s housing market finally showing signs of improvement, the question is what, if anything, developers and real estate agents can do to win back the trust of the newly sober public. If they fail, observers warn, the nascent recovery may lose momentum.

via Crain’s Chicago Business.

Oct 30

Between 2006 and the end of 2008, the market in the Washington, DC metro area and most of the US was horrible. But then 2009 rolled around and the market did an abrupt 180. Rates and points started falling. Inventory started plummeting. Buyer demand increased. And prices started rising

via Agent Genius.

Oct 30

A comment posted on MarketWatch.

Why doesn’t the Treasury just honestly hand out $100,000 to each home owner in trouble it deems to be in worthy of taxpayer largess, instead of laundering the money through the back door of principle write downs and monthly payment reductions. Has the Treasury been taken over by a used car salesman?

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