Tag Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

Housing Beginning to Bloom

The Mortgage Corner Ultra-low interest rates are finally beginning to pay off.  The housing season is beginning to bloom—for first-time homebuyers, in particular. The National Association of Realtors reports total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, … Continue reading

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Why Lower Growth, Higher Corporate Profits?

Popular Economics Weekly First-quarter economic growth wasn’t as bad as expected, yet corporate profits were much better than expected. So what are corporations doing with their profits, rather than investing in future growth? The second revision to first-quarter GDP came … Continue reading

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2012 Housing Recovery Fuelled by Affordability

The Mortgage Corner Housing prices needs one more year to begin to recover, according to several pundits and economists, including Barron’s Magazine and Professor Karl Case, co-creator of the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index. And that mostly depends on two … Continue reading

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