Seeking Alpha reports on the February S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, which show steep declines in existing single-family homes from coast to coast. Seventeen of 20 reporting MSAs posted record declines--10 of which hit double-digits. For that story and more, check out Big Builder's bi-weekly roundup of the latest in opinion and commentary across the Web.
The domestic home building industry continues to struggle while The Wall Street Journal turns to Inner Mongolia, India, and the Persian Gulf for some cheerier headlines.
Dr. Housing Bubble identifies July 2006 as the peak of existing single-family home prices, based on Case-Shiller numbers.
The Housing Bubble turns its eye toward the plight of the North Carolina housing market.
The foreclosure crisis has extended beyond homeowners as an ever-increasing number of renters face eviction, according to BusinessWeek's Hot Property.
Losses on mortgage-backed securities have prompted Fitch Ratings to modify its methods to determine the risk of CDOs based on company debt; Reggie Middleton's Boom Bust reports that approximately 500 CDOs will be assigned new ratings. Downgrades are anticpated, although many ratings are expected to be affirmed.