Residential Real Estate - Forecasting Housing Prices and Investing
Dave Gregory and I discuss a September 8th, WSJ article: "The Fall in Home Prices May Already Be Over".
What does the status of residential real estate really look like and how does it compare to the GFC?
Should you consider investing in residential real estate?
Why and how?
We also talk about metrics to consider when analyzing real estate for investing purposes and the health of investments.
Homeowner equity is a key factor - consider Loan to Value (LTV) ratios
Look at delinquencies - especially second lien and mortgage bonds