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Housing's Trillion Dollar QuestionHousing's Trillion Dollar Question

Wall Street Journal staffer Nick Timiraos takes on the toughest question facing... Read more

The Airbnb-Ready HomeThe Airbnb-Ready Home

Wall Street Journal staffer Steven Rosenbush talks about what it takes for a homeowner to ready space and set up accounts to take on lodgers with online services like Airbnb (paywall). Who's to say new home buyers might not consider an Airbnb-ready home as a way to defray monthly payments? Read more

Credit Face-Off: Banks Curb FHA Lending Amid Threat of New LiabilitiesCredit Face-Off: Banks Curb FHA Lending Amid Threat of New...

Bloomberg/ BusinessWeek staffer Alexis Leondis reports that home loans to... Read more

Banks Bet Big on Jumbos for the Jet SetBanks Bet Big on Jumbos for the Jet Set

CNN/Money staffer Les Christie reports that not only are big pocketed borrowers... Read more

Study: Student Loans Will Cost Housing $83B In Lost Sales In 2014Study: Student Loans Will Cost Housing $83B In Lost Sales In 2014

Eight percent fewer homes will transact than normal in 2014, purely due to student... Read more

As New Bank Regs Tighten, Will Lending Drop Further?As New Bank Regs Tighten, Will Lending Drop Further?

Bloomberg/ BusinessWeek columnist Peter Coy corrects misconceptions about what new capital requirements mean, noting that bad imagery can lead to bad policy in debating capital cushion rules. Read more

Empty Nest Blues: Dads Get Down When the Kid(s) Leave TownEmpty Nest Blues: Dads Get Down When the Kid(s) Leave Town

New York Times contributor Liza Mundy drills into the notion that empty-nest transition is harder on fathers than conventional wisdom might have us believe. Read more

Getting Credit Where Credit is Due: the Bank of Mom and DadGetting Credit Where Credit is Due: the Bank of Mom and Dad

Bloomberg/ BusinessWeek staffer Michelle Jamrisko reports that "the Bank of Mom... Read more

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