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Yet Another Housing Bear Turns Bull


Every day there seems to be more positive news about the real estate recovery. We attempt to give you two things in this blog:

  1. The actual data that indicates where the housing market is headed
  2. Quotes from analysts who have scrutinized this data

Today, we want to give you a quote by Ivy Zelman which appeared last week in a Wall Street Journal article Stunned Home Buyers Find the Bidding Wars Are Back.

"We very much believe we've hit bottom."

Why is the quote from Zelman important? She is an industry expert consistently recognized by Institutional Investor, Greenwich Associates, StarMine and The Wall Street Journal as an industry-leading analyst. She has been nicknamed ‘Poison Ivy’ for her harsh positions on housing over the last several years. Now, Zelman is calling a bottom and projecting prices to moderately increase in the next twelve months.

Again, another expert on housing is calling a bottom; another bear turns bull.

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6 Responses to “Yet Another Housing Bear Turns Bull”

  1. Medea May 1, 2012 at 9:08 am # Reply

    Keep posting propaganda. You only lose credibility.

    • KCMcrew May 1, 2012 at 3:14 pm # Reply

      If we post something positive, some of our readers object. If we post something negative, another group of our readers objects. We guess just like an umpire, if both teams don’t like what we’re saying, we must be fair.

      • Medea May 2, 2012 at 10:08 am # Reply

         nice cliche of a logical fallacy

  2. Murray May 1, 2012 at 2:38 pm # Reply

    the market is South Africa seems to be be improving as well. Whilst asking prices are often not what is being achieved, the number of sales have certainly increased. Banks seem to be providing more credit as well however in a more disciplined fashion. Lets hope we continue to see recovery

  3. Harveyh May 1, 2012 at 6:48 pm # Reply

    propoganda?  you’re an idiot

    • Medea May 2, 2012 at 10:07 am # Reply

       says the half wit who can’t spell “propaganda”

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