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Builders Wonder If The Double Dip In Prices Will Include New Homes

The answer lies in the economy’s recovery and whether buyers will look beyond the glut in unsold existing homes and foreclosures. More

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New Study Poses Dire Warning About Boomers' Wealth Loss

The housing and Wall Street busts are the culprits, leaving many aging Americans with little or no equity. More

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Americans are taking wealth hit during housing crisis

A new study projects that households next year might be little better off—and in most cases worse off—than those in 1989. More

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Economist Dean Baker: No Bottom in Sight for Sinking Home Prices

Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research says jumps in interest rates and unemployment contribute to "downward spiral" and shares his ideas on the latest Case-Shiller data. More

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