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athenasatanjesus Donating Member (592 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-23-09 09:42 PM
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76. I just hope these homes are being bought by people not businesses
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  -Wow, home sales up by record amount. Stinky The Clown  Nov-23-09 06:38 PM   #0 
  - Who says tax breaks don't spur economic activity?  GMA   Nov-23-09 06:40 PM   #1 
  - actually, wasn't it the impending end of the tax break that did it in october?  dysfunctional press   Nov-23-09 08:41 PM   #74 
  - i just closed on a sale today  paulsby   Nov-23-09 10:58 PM   #88 
     - as did the definition of 'first-time buyer'.  dysfunctional press   Nov-23-09 11:07 PM   #89 
        - lol yes nt  paulsby   Nov-23-09 11:10 PM   #90 
  - Every honest economist.  jgraz   Nov-23-09 10:01 PM   #78 
  - Stop it!  DJ13   Nov-23-09 06:42 PM   #2 
  - No kidding, but it isn't very complicated to see what's really going on.  girl gone mad   Nov-23-09 10:22 PM   #82 
  - I'm so sorry, Stinky.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Nov-23-09 06:42 PM   #3 
  - I would welcome real recovery  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 06:46 PM   #6 
  - No you wouldn't.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Nov-23-09 06:47 PM   #7 
     - Do you have anything "discussional" to say?  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 06:51 PM   #8 
     - Do you?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Nov-23-09 06:54 PM   #13 
        - My feet hurt, and I need to get a filling replaced.  Warren DeMontague   Nov-23-09 07:03 PM   #21 
     - Yup .... things are going swimmingly  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 06:54 PM   #14 
        - Some people are under the delusion that recovery for a deep recession is going to happen overnight  jpak   Nov-23-09 06:58 PM   #17 
        - Some people are sick of seeing that trickle down bullshit, bailing out the top 1% and .....  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 07:02 PM   #20 
           - How is the Stimulus Bill which is totally responible for the rise in home sales "trickle down" BS  jpak   Nov-23-09 07:06 PM   #24 
              - Of course ...... you're right  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 07:09 PM   # 
                 - Sorry to inform you of this - but when people buy new homes they buy stuff to go in it  jpak   Nov-23-09 07:13 PM   #30 
                    - except most of that stuff is made  dana_b   Nov-23-09 07:26 PM   #41 
                       - Yes - that's Obama's fault too  jpak   Nov-23-09 08:00 PM   #55 
                          - I thought we were talking fact? Why raise an issue of personalities?  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 08:07 PM   #60 
                             - They make mattresses in my state and bed frames and tables and chairs  jpak   Nov-23-09 08:15 PM   #62 
                             - What is with you and the personality crap? Is the irony completely lost on you that it must be .....  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 08:24 PM   #66 
                                - Personality crap? Naw - it's all about the DOOOOOOOOOM  jpak   Nov-23-09 08:37 PM   #72 
                             - Actually I bought a new set of mixing bowls  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-23-09 08:40 PM   #73 
        - The recession didn't stop outsourcing?  HughMoran   Nov-23-09 06:58 PM   #18 
           - Hey! Hugh!  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 07:04 PM   #23 
           - Paranoia  HughMoran   Nov-23-09 07:09 PM   #26 
              - Hugh .... and I quote:  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 07:10 PM   #27 
                 - Some might say you're a coward for going ad hominem  HughMoran   Nov-23-09 07:12 PM   #28 
           - I actually do, not that our current congress agrees or the President for that matter  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-23-09 07:37 PM   #45 
           - Tough genie to put back in the bottle  HughMoran   Nov-23-09 08:01 PM   #57 
              - Except taht we are China right now  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-23-09 08:03 PM   #58 
           - Even customer service call center jobs are outsourced  MellowOne   Nov-23-09 08:33 PM   #68 
              - It's infuriating, isn't it?  HughMoran   Nov-23-09 08:34 PM   #69 
  - +1  jpak   Nov-23-09 06:53 PM   #10 
  - Burns his miserable ass  HughMoran   Nov-23-09 06:54 PM   #12 
  - You know ...... you're really ......  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 07:07 PM   #25 
     - I'm hurt. He used to follow me around  jgraz   Nov-23-09 10:02 PM   #79 
  - Please don't mistake increased activity..  girl gone mad   Nov-23-09 10:35 PM   #84 
  - I hate to teach econ 101 but jobs are a LEADING indicator on the way  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-23-09 06:44 PM   #4 
  - Why is this such a hard concept for folks to understand?  Cant trust em   Nov-23-09 07:18 PM   #35 
  - hear hear  jpak   Nov-23-09 07:20 PM   #37 
  - I agree with you in theory. But somehow this one feels very different  coalition_unwilling   Nov-23-09 09:37 PM   #75 
  - Not always.  girl gone mad   Nov-23-09 10:13 PM   #81 
  - There's a lot of real estate bargains out there right now...  JuniperLea   Nov-23-09 06:45 PM   #5 
  - That's the stimulus  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-23-09 06:53 PM   #11 
     - Yep...  JuniperLea   Nov-23-09 06:57 PM   #16 
        - And peopel are proud of it too  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-23-09 07:14 PM   #32 
        - The "Yay Team!" mentality...  JuniperLea   Nov-23-09 07:19 PM   #36 
        - Most of the stimubux unspent, talk of using the unspent part to pay down the debt .....  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 07:25 PM   #40 
           - 1936 and taking the foot off the pedal  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-23-09 07:32 PM   #43 
           - Indeed!  JuniperLea   Nov-23-09 07:58 PM   #53 
           - Hey, you stink, you know it, you celebrate it!  JuniperLea   Nov-23-09 07:56 PM   #51 
              - The whispered talk is a coming second dip when the comm'l real estate bust .......  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 08:04 PM   #59 
                 - whispered doom DOOOOM  jpak   Nov-23-09 08:19 PM   #65 
  - recovery = bubble = horseshit  jpak   Nov-23-09 06:52 PM   #9 
  - But the average sale price is a quarter of what it was.  louis-t   Nov-23-09 06:57 PM   #15 
  - Are you saying that home prices have DROPPED 75% since the Bush Bubble burst?  jpak   Nov-23-09 07:03 PM   #22 
  - Around here some properties have dropped almost half from their phony bubble values.  QC   Nov-23-09 07:17 PM   #34 
  - In some cases they've gone down more than 75%  louis-t   Nov-24-09 11:44 AM   #93 
  - Hell, the Pontiac Silverdome sold for something like $550K  Cant trust em   Nov-23-09 07:16 PM   #33 
  - not here. turnaround avg. about 2 mos., most at asking (nm)  bevoette   Nov-23-09 08:30 PM   #67 
  - I'm still reeling since the stock market dropped to 3,000, like the DU "experts" said it would.  Warren DeMontague   Nov-23-09 07:01 PM   #19 
  - LOL !  RagAss   Nov-23-09 07:48 PM   #48 
  - Is the beef jerky next to the carload of rice?  A HERETIC I AM   Nov-23-09 08:18 PM   #64 
  - Well, if you would have bought gold..  girl gone mad   Nov-23-09 10:44 PM   #87 
     - True, gold is doing well.  Warren DeMontague   Nov-24-09 01:01 AM   #91 
  - Let's take a real example:  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-23-09 07:13 PM   #29 
  - I will let them know at my foreclosure lol  Bluebear   Nov-23-09 07:14 PM   #31 
  - Tell that to the people in Michigan. We don't see it. nt  Fire1   Nov-23-09 07:21 PM   #38 
  - I'm on your side.  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 07:28 PM   #42 
  - So being able to see the macro picture  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-23-09 07:35 PM   #44 
  - We understand micro and macro but people out of work  Fire1   Nov-23-09 07:51 PM   #50 
     - I can't blame them, otoh Americans are woefully uneducated  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-23-09 07:57 PM   #52 
        - Ok. I give you that. n/t  Fire1   Nov-23-09 08:00 PM   #54 
  - I knew it was sarcasm, Stinky but rather than jump in the midst  Fire1   Nov-23-09 07:43 PM   #47 
  - Did any of the following benefit MI???  jpak   Nov-23-09 08:09 PM   #61 
     - Nice .... Michiganders are whiners?  Stinky The Clown   Nov-23-09 08:36 PM   #70 
        - Have no fear, Stinky. Karma's a BIOTCH!!!! LOL!!! n/t  Fire1   Nov-24-09 02:01 PM   #97 
  - Ya Gotta Live Somewhere & Here In Ohio Its Cheaper To Buy Than Rent  we can do it   Nov-23-09 07:24 PM   #39 
  - I'm confused?  orwell   Nov-23-09 07:41 PM   #46 
  - Not necessarily bad, but not necessarily good.  girl gone mad   Nov-23-09 10:31 PM   #83 
  - A picture worth many times more than the thousands of words  varelse   Nov-23-09 07:50 PM   #49 
  - More from the DU Tailchasers  Dreamer Tatum   Nov-23-09 08:01 PM   #56 
  - LOL!  jpak   Nov-23-09 08:18 PM   #63 
  - ditto  HughMoran   Nov-23-09 08:36 PM   #71 
  - Hahahahaha!  tabasco   Nov-23-09 09:47 PM   #77 
  - You forgot one line though  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-23-09 10:38 PM   #85 
  - I just hope these homes are being bought by people not businesses  athenasatanjesus   Nov-23-09 09:42 PM   #76 
  - sales were down so much it just seems like a return to normality.  mmonk   Nov-23-09 10:10 PM   #80 
  - Stinky, I respect your opinions and love your posts, but I have what I hope is good news.  FatDave   Nov-23-09 10:42 PM   #86 
  - My post ought to demonstrate a desire for *actual* good news when only puffery is being given.  Stinky The Clown   Nov-24-09 08:05 AM   #92 
  - Still sitting on my investment properties.  tjwash   Nov-24-09 12:11 PM   #94 
  - I won't flame you. But you're right. Some might.  Stinky The Clown   Nov-24-09 12:22 PM   #95 
  - My mom, a senior citizen, just got turned down  LWolf   Nov-24-09 12:28 PM   #96 
 

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