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Items Tagged with 'Robert Shiller'


Follow the housing leaders on Twitter

14 profiles to follow on Twitter in 2014
December 31, 2013
While everyone in the market has an opinion about the housing industry, only a select few have the knowledge to tell you what you need to know in 140 characters or less. HousingWire sifted through the data and chose the best Twitter profiles to follow in 2014.
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Robert Shiller: Homes remain affordable despite price increases

October 30, 2013
Although home prices rose at their fastest pace in seven years, Robert Shiller, co-founder of the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, said homes are still affordable.
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Bubble or no bubble? It depends on who you ask...

Fitch is actually optimistic about housing
October 18, 2013
Depending on who you ask, the housing recovery remains in limbo as the nation awaits the outcome of uncertain government policy, rising mortgage rates and a small decline in home affordability.
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The man forecasting another housing bubble wins a Nobel Prize

Robert Shiller gains recognition for his work dealing with asset price inflation
October 14, 2013
Housing bubble or no housing bubble? Either way, the Nobel prize is now Robert Shiller's.
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Robert Shiller wins Nobel prize for economics

October 14, 2013
Robert Shiller, a professor at Yale University, won the Nobel prize for economics for developing new methods to study trends in asset markets. Shiller is a highly regarded source and analyst in the housing market having successfully warned the market against bubbles in the past.
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ABS East panel says Shiller wrong on housing bubble call

Everyone agrees: Even higher rates won't impact affordability
October 7, 2013
Housing analyst Laurie Goodman posited that even with a 6% interest rate, affordability would remain at 2000-2003 levels, which were pretty stable compared to 2006-2007.
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Shiller: Housing warms up, but no bubbling

September 30, 2013
The talk of whether there is now a new bubble in housing is becoming cocktail-party discussion fodder yet again. But is there actually a bubble? Yale economics professor and co-namesake of perhaps the most popular housing price index (the S&P/Case-Shiller HPI) weighs in on the topic this weekend in an op-ed in The New York Times.
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Investors retaliate against plan to seize mortgages

July 31, 2012
While investigating homeowners’ inability to restructure securitized mortgages, Robert Hockett, a law professor at Cornell University, developed a novel yet aggressive strategy to alleviate their deepening...
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Average home prices increase 2.2% in May: Case-Shiller

July 31, 2012
Average home prices grew by 2.2% from April to May, according to the latest Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report. The 2.2% price increase is...
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S&P: Home prices rise in April, breaking seven-month decline

June 26, 2012
Home prices across the nation increased 1.3% on average when comparing both of Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller price indices to year-ago levels, S&P said Tuesday. The...
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