Monetary policy implemented by central banks around the world creates the conditions where investors inflate asset bubbles by chasing yield.
We hold these truths to be self-evident
Those are the first words of the US Constitution. Along with equality and inalienable rights, we could add another… – Isn’t it obvious the federal reserve causes asset bubbles?
If a home seller asks a price buyers are unwilling or unable to pay, is the house really for sale?
One of my goals for the writing and analysis on this site is to provide readers a vision of the future of the housing market. Where are prices going? What will happen with sales? How do the… – Are cloud inventory homes really for sale?
The OC Housing News analyses every for sale property on the MLS for its potential as a cashflow investment based on advanced hedge fund algorithms.
Between late 2010 and early 2012, I purchased 53 homes in Las Vegas — sight unseen. I used a service that provided pictures of the… – How to analyze rental properties with hedge fund algorithms
I invite you to an event Shevy Akason and I are hosting at 6:30 on Thursday, May 7, at JT Schmids at the District. We provide free appetizers and drinks for your entertainment.
Shevy and I would like to meet with you. If you arrive early, we guarantee you one-on-one time to discuss the housing… – OC Housing Market Event, 6:30, May 7, JT Schmids, District in Irvine
Reverse mortgages sacrifice a financial future and result in many potentially negative outcomes.
I’m not a big fan of debt, in case you didn’t notice. I don’t like consumer debt, and I really don’t like reverse mortgages. I wrote that Home ownership with no mortgage is the best retirement plan. … – The nightmare of reverse mortgages
Would you allow the federal reserve to ban currency so banks could charge you to store your savings?
Money is both a medium of exchange and a store of wealth. Money represents the stored value of labor not immediately converted to consumption. Historically, people used scarce items like gold… – Should we pay the federal reserve to store wealth in currency?
Lending industry and realtor lobbyists argue lending standards are too tight and should be loosened up. They are wrong on both counts.
Real estate industry lobbyists appeal to lawmakers for policies the real estate industry believes will promote more transactions at higher prices. Most often… – Mortgage lending standards should not be relaxed further