News Alerts, Aug. 25, 2013, Afternoon Edition, 3 New Articles, Real Estate +, Don't Miss Them

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  1. Treasuries Fall as Fed Policy Makers 'Comfortable' With Tapering - Bloomberg

    Gross Posting

    Bill Gross, Pacific Investment Management Co.'s founder and co-chief investment officer, said the conclusion of quantitative easing will end bull markets.

    "No more QE's? No more bull markets," Gross wrote in a posting on Twitter.

    We agree, provided he is speaking of a fixed time, which we assume he is. Also, we reserve ourselves to referring to the mortgage-rate impact (negative; higher), which will not spur more buyers in than hold more buyers out, all other things being equal (such as holding lending standards steady).

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  2. Trulia Local - Visual analysis of local data

    Say you live in or around, Phoenix, Arizona, or are interested in buying real estate there or any other place in the country. This tool might help you get a general sense concerning a number of issues including but not limited to area "Natural [and sometimes not so natural arson wild fires, etc.] Hazards" and crime...

    Use Trulia to find real estate, homes for sale, recently sold properties, local school information and much more. Trulia is a free unbiased real estate search engine where you can search via location, map or neighborhood.

    Read the source article ... enix-az

  3. US households continue to bleed | | MacroBusiness News Alerts, Aug. 25, 2013, Afternoon Edition, 3 New Articles, Real Estate +, Don't Miss Them

    Two former Census Bureau officials working at Sentier Research have released a new report claiming that median US household income is recovering, but remains 6.5% below its pre-recession level in real (inflation adjusted) terms:


    So much for the much celebrated US economic recovery.

    Yes, we have a way to go. We need millions of higher-paying, full-time jobs to do it, not just enough to reach 6.5% unemployment.

    Read the source article ...  /us-households-continue-to-bleed/supera dmin