Housing Bubble

Housing costs are skyrocketing all over the country. Does that sound familiar? How worried should we all be that the current boom will have similar consequences as the previous housing boom?
Nov 18, 2015   Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
<p>The bursting of the housing bubble may be tied to rising gas prices, according to one economist.</p>
May 5, 2008   The Oregonian
<p>A new reports says high gas prices have contributed to falling house prices in the nation's suburbs.</p>
Apr 30, 2008   The Oregonian
<p>Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) chastises those whom he calls the "homeownership ideologues" for promoting homeownership to lower income households.</p>
Apr 22, 2008   Truthout
<p>J.P. Morgan's federally-back purchase of Bear Stearns holds billions in dubious "mortgage backed securities," and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are pumping hundreds of billions into the market. Time may be running out for the Federal Reserve.</p>
Mar 20, 2008   The Huffington Post
<p>In Miami, speculators inflated the housing market by buying and flipping condos. Now with the market deflating and a host of condo towers still under construction, Miami may be the worst major real estate market in the world.</p>
Mar 16, 2008   The Globe & Mail