Implode-Explode Heavy Industries news feed http://implode-explode.com/ Tracking the many faces of the global credit implosion. en-us iehi-feed-54742 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:21:18 GMT More Money Down Adds to U.S. First-Time Buyer Blues http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-08-19_MoreMoneyDownAddstoUSFirstTimeBuyerBlues.html iehi-feed-54741 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:08:32 GMT Good News For The Housing Market? Home Depot Raises Full-Year Forecast http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-08-19_GoodNewsForTheHousingMarketHomeDepotRaisesFullYearForecast.html iehi-feed-54740 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:05:55 GMT "Construction Boom?" Housing Starts, Permits Soar in July http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-08-19_ConstructionBoomHousingStartsPermitsSoarinJuly.html iehi-feed-54602 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:39:51 GMT I Don't Care What the Media Says, Housing Market is Horrible, and Homeowners Still Suffering through the Loan Mod Process - Mandelman Matters http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-08-06_IDontCareWhattheMediaSaysHousingMarketisHorribleandHomeownersSti.html iehi-feed-54573 Sun, 03 Aug 2014 12:35:54 GMT So you think you can flip? Proliferation of house flipping and rehab shows highlight amnesia http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-08-03_SoyouthinkyoucanflipProliferationofhouseflippingandrehabshowshig.html iehi-feed-54549 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:22:35 GMT Bank of America ordered to pay $1.27 billion for 'Hustle' fraud http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-31_BankofAmericaorderedtopay127billionforHustlefraud.html iehi-feed-54535 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:06:16 GMT U.S. homeownership at 18-year low in second quarter http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-30_UShomeownershipat18yearlowinsecondquarter.html iehi-feed-54505 Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:18:07 GMT Generational Shift: The Daughter of Mortgage Bankers Association President David Stevens Doesn't Want a Mortgage http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-27_GenerationalShiftTheDaughterofMortgageBankersAssociationPresiden.html iehi-feed-54472 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:41:54 GMT New home sales tumble 8.1% in June http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-24_Newhomesalestumble81inJune.html iehi-feed-54449 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:40:12 GMT Existing-home sales rise 2.6% in June http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-22_Existinghomesalesrise26inJune.html iehi-feed-54433 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:13:09 GMT The inflection point has arrived in Southern California real estate http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-21_TheinflectionpointhasarrivedinSouthernCaliforniarealestate.html iehi-feed-54356 Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:02:30 GMT Crisis in Atlantic City: Trump Casino pulling out http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-12_CrisisinAtlanticCityTrumpCasinopullingout.html iehi-feed-54344 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:27:19 GMT Realtors and FAA in Battle Over... Drones http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-11_RealtorsandFAAinBattleOverDrones.html iehi-feed-54318 Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:10:29 GMT China buys $22bn worth of US homes, leads global pack, As Foreigners Take 7% of US Market http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-09_Chinabuys22bnworthofUShomesleadsglobalpackAsForeignersTake7ofUSM.html iehi-feed-54315 Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:17:25 GMT Welcome to the Everything Boom, or Maybe the Everything Bubble http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-09_WelcometotheEverythingBoomorMaybetheEverythingBubble.html Welcome to the Everything Boom -- and, quite possibly, the Everything Bubble. Around the world, nearly every asset class is expensive by historical standards. Stocks and bonds; emerging markets and advanced economies; urban office towers and Iowa farmland; you name it, and it is trading at prices that are high by historical standards relative to fundamentals. The inverse of that is relatively low returns for investors.

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Prefer a more solid asset? The price of office and apartment building has risen similarly; office space in central business districts nationwide costs $300 per square foot on average, up from $147 in early 2010, according to Real Capital Analytics. In Manhattan, an investor in an office building can expect rent payments after expenses to add up to only a 4.4 percent return, known as the capitalization rate, lower than even in 2007, the top of the last boom.

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iehi-feed-54288 Sun, 06 Jul 2014 15:22:51 GMT Downsizing: Why the Market for Heirloom and Secondhand Furniture Has Disappeared http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-07-06_DownsizingWhytheMarketforHeirloomandSecondhandFurnitureHasDisapp.html iehi-feed-54233 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:30:38 GMT Pending Home Sales Soar 6.1%; But Still Down Y-O-Y http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-06-30_PendingHomeSalesSoar61ButStillDownYOY.html iehi-feed-54230 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:11:50 GMT UBS: The Secret Reason The Fed Is ‘Tolerating' Bubbles http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-06-30_UBSTheSecretReasonTheFedIsToleratingBubbles.html iehi-feed-54211 Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:30:09 GMT China Builds Its Own Manhattan -- Except It's a Ghost Town http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-06-28_ChinaBuildsItsOwnManhattanExceptItsaGhostTown.html iehi-feed-54204 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:56:44 GMT In One Picture: Here Are the 43,634 Properties in Detroit That Were on the Brink of Foreclosure This Year http://implode-explode.com/viewnews/2014-06-27_InOnePictureHereArethe43634PropertiesinDetroitThatWereontheBrink.html