|Obama secretly programming people with hypnosis |
By MarkInSF 11 comments, latest 2 years ago:
Vicente says To be serious a moment, there is no shortage of similar "hypnosis" screeds about Bush and even prior to that. This criticism is old as the hills and incredibly pointless. All speakers who...
|What will lower conforming loan limit to do Bay Area prices? |
By MarkInSF 19 comments, latest 2 years ago:
SF ace says If i was the borrower, I’ll pay 20% down and bridge the rest with a floating HELOC at 4.25%. (and leave the option pay it off it rates ate too high, say...
|CA Handouts to those who took cash-out refis |
By MarkInSF 50 comments, latest 2 years ago:
In many parts of the country, there are just as many, if not more, underwater homeowners compared to renters (ie: Vegas). I'd bet there are instances of this in California. Riverside has a 50% underwater...
|Leasing is in fashion among wealthy house hunters |
By MarkInSF posted 2 years ago:
Real estate agents have been hustling lately but not necessarily to sell homes. Instead, leasing is in vogue, particularly at the top of the price spectrum. If phone inquiries are an indication, interest in...
|CTA disingenuous stance on retirement benefits |
By MarkInSF 32 comments, latest 2 years ago:
Can you tell me where you got those numbers, and also, do you know what the 20 year numbers look like ? 2.9%. From the CTA website. http://www.cta.org/~/media/D35 page 9 The 20 year returns...
|Good audio programs about Fannie Mae |
By MarkInSF posted 2 years ago:
From Planet Money http://www.npr.org/blogs/money http://www.npr.org/blogs/money I think they mentioned something about another part to this series. These are smaller segments for a different program, that seem to cover the same territory: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money http://www.npr.org/blogs/money http://www.npr.org/blogs/money
|Finally, the Feds take down a Big Fish |
By MarkInSF 1 comment, latest 2 years ago:
YesYNot says That is a truly bizarre federal response to this issue. Hopefully, some lawyer will help Engle sue BOA.
|What happens to housing if Freddie and Fannie go away? |
By MarkInSF 4 comments, latest 2 years ago:
there is an article on the front of patrick.net from NYTimes. "30 year mortgages will go away". That could be a very good thing potentially.
|One year later.... |
By MarkInSF 6 comments, latest 2 years ago:
bubblesitter says 1) I agree with Troy on CA voters rejecting any tax increases. Tough times still ahead for CA and that is not going to help housing and economy in general for CA. 2)...
|Goldman Sachs sued for securities fraud |
By MarkInSF 28 comments, latest 3 years ago:
@thomas Have you followed any of the previous threads on this issue? I don't want to delve into the details again, but it has been shown pretty conclusively that this theory is wrong. And what...
|Do health reform advocates use tactics like this? |
By MarkInSF 11 comments, latest 3 years ago:
elliemae says simchaland says elliemae says You’d be popular with those women with two vaginas, there was a “Tyra” show dedicated to that very subject: http://www.thefrisky.com/post/ Does that mean that they have two separate menstrual...
|Whitman's $10,000 Tax Credit for Home Purchases |
By MarkInSF 5 comments, latest 3 years ago:
bubblesitter says America's motto - Maintain the lifestyle(and euphoria) at taxpayer's cost, at any cost!
|It wasn't CRA, or predatory lending |
By MarkInSF 2 comments, latest 3 years ago:
The central problem was the influx of four trillion in debt in four years gave us an artificially stimulated economy 2002-2006 and if one wasn't plugged into the outright fraud being allowed in the lending...