05.03.2013 - US housing market: Following 15 years of boom-and-bust, is it getting back to normal?
The U.S. housing market has been in stabilization mode for only the past year or so following an eight-year run-up to the peak of the housing bubble in 2006 followed by what most homeowners who bought in that period know: a bursting of a massive speculative bubble that sent the nation into recession and millions of homebuyers into foreclosure. But, according to a recent analysis of more than 380 U.S. housing markets, home prices have in recent months begun to resemble “something recognizable as normal,” David Stiff, chief economist of Fiserv, Inc., a global provider of financial services technology, said...............................................Full Article: Source
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