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Warpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-06-11 09:51 AM
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16. There's one out here in NM, up in Los Alamos
which is one of the few areas in this state where people had enough money to buy one. They were extremely pricey houses in their day.
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  -Home-Building Slump May Be One For The Record Books marmar  Sep-06-11 07:25 AM   #0 
  - "It is going to have to come in housing"  ixion   Sep-06-11 07:30 AM   #1 
  - I have never understood the notion that housing drives the economy.  DURHAM D   Sep-06-11 07:31 AM   #2 
  - In a sane economic system, yes.  marmar   Sep-06-11 07:39 AM   #3 
  - A house is the single largest purchase most people will ever make..  Fumesucker   Sep-06-11 10:23 AM   #18 
  - The article is just about housing starts.  DURHAM D   Sep-06-11 12:06 PM   #20 
     - New housing injects a great deal of money into the economy..  Fumesucker   Sep-06-11 12:38 PM   #26 
  - Families form, grow, split up - and need housing options in spite of the  BR_Parkway   Sep-07-11 08:01 AM   #28 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Sep-06-11 07:40 AM   #4 
  - Plenty of empty houses out there already  durablend   Sep-06-11 07:40 AM   #5 
  - Plenty of homeless out there already  izquierdista   Sep-06-11 08:23 AM   #14 
  - That's the insanity of Capitalism.  Odin2005   Sep-06-11 12:11 PM   #22 
  - Why I don't understand economics that well  treestar   Sep-06-11 12:29 PM   #25 
  - In the absense of non status mortgages  dipsydoodle   Sep-06-11 07:45 AM   #6 
  - The only recovery in housing is going to have to come as renovation  Warpy   Sep-06-11 07:49 AM   #7 
  - So true.  DURHAM D   Sep-06-11 07:58 AM   #10 
  - Interesting, I'd never heard of those  Warpy   Sep-06-11 08:07 AM   #11 
     - Looks like there are only a hand full in MA.  DURHAM D   Sep-06-11 08:16 AM   #13 
        - There's one out here in NM, up in Los Alamos  Warpy   Sep-06-11 09:51 AM   #16 
           - But they really do last forever. nt  DURHAM D   Sep-06-11 11:53 AM   #19 
  - I would argue that has been a problem for 50+ years, when they invented sub-divisions.  Selatius   Sep-06-11 08:09 AM   #12 
  - Some of those earliest subdivisions are now inner city  Warpy   Sep-06-11 10:17 AM   #17 
  - That's why I like living in downtown Fargo-Moorhead.  Odin2005   Sep-06-11 12:20 PM   #24 
  - I couldn't handle a large home, I would forget to clean a lot of it.  Odin2005   Sep-06-11 12:13 PM   #23 
     - That's what I told my dad and his financial advisor  Warpy   Sep-06-11 02:29 PM   #27 
  - Can't buy a house if ya don't have a job  tularetom   Sep-06-11 07:51 AM   #8 
  - that is part of our shared sacrifice.....  madrchsod   Sep-06-11 07:57 AM   #9 
  - It doesn't have to come from mfg or const. It could come from the green energy ecnomy we were teased  Shagbark Hickory   Sep-06-11 08:25 AM   #15 
  - Housing prices need to keep crashing for a while before housing is affordable again.  Odin2005   Sep-06-11 12:08 PM   #21 

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