Posts Tagged ‘houses’

One Case For Bricks And Mortar

Wonder why investors have been snapping up single family homes? This graph from Mike Mandel might explain a little. It’s probably worth noting that the gains from home ownership reflect only prices here, not the favorable tax advantages or, if you were an investor and bought wisely positive cash flow. I tend to think that […]

How Big Is The Shadow Inventory?

Bloomberg has a story about shadow inventory in the housing market. They make some claims based on an online survey: According to Zillow’s latest Homeowner Confidence Survey, 12 percent of homeowners said they would be “very likely” to put their home on the market in the next 12 months if they saw signs of a […]