10.11.2011 - Losing it on the home front
The housing crisis just keeps grinding on. Home prices fell in three-quarters of U.S. cities in the third quarter, by double digits in some places, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors. The median U.S. house price, $164,500, is now 28 percent below its 2006 peak and about where prices stood in Feb. 2003. Fewer people plan to buy a home over the next six months, according to the Conference Board. And another survey of homeowners finds that nearly as many think of owning a home as a “nightmare” as consider it an “American Dream.”..............................................Full Article: Source
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