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December 19, 2012
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Fiscal Cliff, Slow Progress Darken Housing Forecast: UMD Expert

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – After its greatest collapse in 80 years, the housing market appears to be bottoming out with stabilizing home prices and many markets experiencing price gains. Still, “it may be premature to call this a ‘real recovery,’” … Continue reading

May 22, 2011
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Why Russians Think Americans Don’t Own Their Homes

*UA sociologist Jane Zavisca says the two countries are polar opposites when it comes to mortgage financing.* When the Soviet Union disintegrated in 1991, one of the structural problems the new government and free-market economy had to deal with was … Continue reading

February 13, 2011
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10 Reasons Why It Has Become So Soul-Crushingly Difficult To Find A Job In America Today

Have you been unemployed lately?  If so, then you probably know how frustrating it is to try to find a job in the United States today. It now takes the average unemployed worker about 33 weeks to find a job.  … Continue reading

January 4, 2011
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Some Banks Help Keep Mortgage Holders Out of Default, Studies Find

COLUMBUS, Ohio – While the nation’s foreclosure crisis has focused blame on bad loan practices by some lenders, new research shows how some banks may have actually reduced the default risk of their homebuyers. Researchers found that low-income homeowners who … Continue reading