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Bill Williams Mar 1, 2013 Homes have rarely been more affordable. Home affordability index graph from the NAS compiled by the St. Louis Fed. A 100 means that median income family can afford a typical home higher number is better. i1173.photobucket/albums/r583/wwillia99/fredgraph_zpse7e5e376.png


Dave SmallTecBus Feb 28, 2013 Well now, the past 60+ years of experience and history tend to prove otherwise throughout most of that period, except for recessionary dips such as we`ve experienced over very recent years. One of the true cornerstones of real wealth has always been based on owning real property - Real Estate.


Ivo Krumo
February 27, 201 I am not a professional, however I think that the home is not an investment, as well it is not an asset. Home is pure liability held and managed by the mortgage lender.






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