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Freddie, Fannie, Let My People Go!

My friend Paul and I are sitting on a park bench when Paul tells me his story… “I’m upside down on my mortgage”, he says, meaning his house is worth less than what he owes on his mortgage.  “My current … Continue reading

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More On Forecasting

As I watch the bond market sink to levels not seen since last June, I’m contemplating how it is I didn’t take my I own advice right here in The Real Estate Conversation, which was to start my refinance in … Continue reading

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QE2, Bonds and The Fed’s Real Plan

For those of you that have been following this blog, you’ll recall a couple of weeks ago I suggested that QE2 would either cause rates to go down or cause them to go up, so in either case, you would … Continue reading

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Under Water Means Under Utilized

You have probably heard by now that the consumer has not been participating the way Wall Street or the government would like in the nation’s economic recovery.  Most average Americans remain belt tightened, worried about their jobs, fighting ever increasing … Continue reading

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