Posts Tagged ‘foreclosure’

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    Fannie and Freddie, Now Home Improvers

    May 22, 12 • 203 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Households, RegulationNo Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. Last week I asked some house painters how their business was doing and I was a bit surprised to hear their answer. They couldn’t buy brushes and rollers fast enough to keep up with the numbers of jobs on the schedule. I

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    More Than Just a House

    Jan 18, 11 • 180 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Financial Markets, Government, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary PolicyNo Comments

    The story of a small home in Los Angeles is about much more than one house. Told by Marketplace.org and KCET TV, the story of the house on Lot 354 explains the entire housing bubble and bust. Built in 1927, an 1800 square foot bungalow is bought by Shawna and