August 2007

The Second Great Depression or a Blip on the Radar?

by Justin Weinger on August 28, 2007

ShareTweet Depending on who you ask, the “crisis” surrounding the United States housing market is likely to go one of two ways: 1) the decline in the price of homes, and the subsequent drying up of the housing ATM is going to lead the country into the second Great Depression; or 2) yes, home prices […]


The Flipside of my Argument Against a Housing Rally

by Justin Weinger on August 16, 2007

ShareTweet Okay, so I sat down and thought more about what I wrote yesterday. After some careful consideration, I still think the housing market is in for some trouble, but I think that the light at the end of the tunnel might actually be closer than what I initially thought. First off, I think it’s […]


Home Sales Fall to Five Year Low – When Will it End?

by Justin Weinger on August 15, 2007

ShareTweet As a recent home buyer, it pains me to no end to write the article. At the same time, it pains me ever more to hear people say, “don’t worry, the home prices will bounce back soon,” when speaking about the currently woeful housing market. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, […]


Thanks Mr. Greenspan!

by Justin Weinger on August 11, 2007

ShareTweet Let me preface everything I’m about to write by reminding you that despite having a degree in business/finance, I am nothing more than an arm-chair economist. I find economic theory to be completely fascinating, but at the same time, I’m not exactly well versed in it. That being said, I don’t think it takes […]