housing Archive

What We’re Reading: Oct. 17-21

Prompts, awards, interviews, housing, Halloween, literature, candy, hobbies, and the internet. This could be useful IRL as an augmented reality feature at cocktail parties. We will never be as cool as Bob Dylan, as proven by his ignoring one...
October 21, 2016

What We’re Reading: June 22 – June 28

Latest SCOTUS property rights case, Vegas is back, and creative ways to stand out from the crowd The Supreme Court handed down a decision Tuesday morning that’s gotten considerably less attention than this term’s blockbuster battles over same-sex marriage...
June 28, 2013

What We’re Reading: March 17 – March 23

New Construction upturn, rent-to-own housing, and your brackets Plenty of economists and executives have fallen on their faces predicting a resurgence in housing in the past five years. But while the jury is still very much out for the...
March 23, 2012

What We’re Reading: Feb. 4 – Feb. 10

Housing inventory, Facebook’s IPO, and Pinterest for business Mixed messages: According to various measures (including ours), existing housing inventory continues to decline. December 2012 figures are close to where they were in 2005 before the slump took hold. While...
February 10, 2012

What We’re Reading: Dec. 24 – Dec. 30

Short sales on the rise, urbanization as the answer, and Samoa skips a day The robo-signing scandal that slowed the foreclosure process to a crawl appears to have increased lender interest in short sales. More than 50 percent of...
December 30, 2011

What We’re Reading: Oct. 15 – Oct. 21

Housing declines dragging down broader economy, visas for int’l buyers, and why you might suck at twitter The New York Times had an article that diagnoses our national economic gloom to be a result of falling housing prices. The...
October 21, 2011

What We’re Reading: Oct. 8 – Oct. 14

2015 House Trends, Retirement visas, iPhone carrier pricing and Household cleaning tips If you had asked someone in the 1960s what the home of 2015 would look like, chances are they imagined something akin to The Jetsons’ home complete...

What We’re Reading: Aug. 20 – Aug. 27

Disney house, Facebook changes, and money matters Notorious for copyright protection, Disney surprised a developer and architect in Utah when it agreed to allow them to build a replica of the house from the Disney-Pixar movie ‘Up’. According to...
August 26, 2011

What We’re Reading: Feb. 12 – Feb. 18

Holding on to Friends and Followers, Obama’s plan for GSEs, America’s Broadband Map, and more on the new iPhone lite. So you’ve got the followers, friends, and likes – how do you keep them happy? Mashable reports on a...
February 18, 2011

What We’re Reading: Sept. 25 – Oct. 1

How Do We Stop Housing From Further Collapse? (The Atlantic) A Quick Peek at the Retirement House of Tomorrow (MarketWatch) Refinancing: Whom Can You Trust? (Wall Street Journal) Human Landscapes in SW Florida (The Big Picture Blog @ Boston.com)...
October 4, 2010