housing market Archive

Connecting Joblessness to Houselessness

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Although it isn’t difficult to establish a connection between rising unemployment and the crisis in the housing market, I haven’t come across many things that demonstrate this relationship more starkly than a...
June 8, 2009

An Upturn in the Housing Market: What do You Think?

After months of a sluggish housing market, are some markets finally starting to see a pick up in home sales? We asked real estate pros from across the country, who are attending this year’s Midyear Legislative meetings in Washington,...

Real Estate Summit Highlights, Part II

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, Realtor® Magazine In an agricultural metaphor not unlike Ben Bernanke’s “green shoots” of economic recovery, Dr. Alan Greenspan said Americans are beginning to see the “seeds” of a bottom in the housing market in...