26.11.2010 - The bargains and pitfalls of buying U.S. real estate
From Teglobeandmail.com: The collapse of the U.S. housing market has been epic. Home prices remain 30 per cent below the peak of May 2006, as measured by the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Unlike stocks, bonds and commodities, U.S. real estate has not had a big run-up in prices since the crash of 2008. Itís one of the few asset classes where bargain hunters might still be tempted to jump in. The values are even more enticing for Canadians due to a gain of more than 30 per cent in the loonie against the U.S. dollar since 2004..............................................Full Article: Source
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