Housing Market

Bernake Talks to Home Builders: Weak Housing Impeding Recovery. Translation to DC: It’s Still About the Lending, Stupid

By Candy Evans / February 12, 2012 / 0 Comments

Just to show you how crucial housing and home building remains to the nation’s economic recovery, Fed Chairman Ben Bernake rubbed shoulders (and used hand gestures) with Bob the Builders last week in Orlando. His talk was the hottest ticket in town at the 2012 National Association of Home Builders International Builders Show in Orlando. Dallas photographer […]

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President Obama’s SOTU Address: This Man Just Doesn’t Get Housing, God Bless Him. Maybe He Should Consult With Michael Lewis?

By Candy Evans / January 25, 2012 / 0 Comments

Oh my, on the housing real estate front, his SOTU speech was even more dissappointing than I had anticipated. While President Obama spoke, I was at the rain-drenched McFarlin Auditorium at SMU hearing out Michael Lewis, author of The Big Short and his latest book I am dying to devour, Boomerang. I thought it ironic […]

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What President Obama Will Say About Housing in Tomorrow’s State of the Union Addy: Not Much

By Candy Evans / January 23, 2012 / 0 Comments

He’s got himself in a real pickle. The President has been ineffectual in resurrecting the housing market from the crash he (to be fair) inherited in 2008 over four years in office! As Stacy Kaper reports in The National Journal, he won’t mention housing much because he has so little to brag about. He and his team […]

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