Ask yourself this before you buy a house

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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Homes for sale for an average of 6-12 months - MBA_grad | Jan 28, 2013 10:38 AM ET Here in the Desert Southwest, I can`t find a decent home to buy. Most houses in my area have been for sale for an average of 6-12 months, with only a few new ones ... - by BCNw5

Stocks Better Investment Than Homes: Prof. Shiller - JasonNB84 | Feb 11, 2013 11:00 AM ET You can`t live in your stocks

ckoffend | Feb 11, 2013 11:25 AM ET Jason, I believe his inference was toward real estate as a straight investment. ... - by Sanjo752

Home Prices Log Best Gain Since 2006: Case-Shiller - sidfeinberg | Feb 26, 2013 09:06 AM ET As I always say,,,Buy now or get priced out. Real estate is up 6% in ONE month, you gotta love it. The recovery is in 5th gear and housing is leading the way. B... - by Cous1455

`Repo Men` Face Tougher Times in Resurgent Economy - americannovice | Feb 19, 2013 11:41 AM ET It`s not over until it`s over. Light strikes twice. Just hang tight, Mr. Repoman. Whatever the saying, history always repeats itself.

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US New Home Sales Fall, but Sector Remains a Bright Spot - Yakov72 | Jan 25, 2013 10:07 AM ET "New Home Sales Drop to 369,000 in December, Less Than Expected"(c) Hysterical header. And some would say that CNBC spreads "panic" and "drama". Consensus was 385K.... - by Fall13



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