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The Wall Street Journal

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IKEA Tests Concepts For The World’s Tiny Apartments

IKEA Tests Concepts For The World’s Tiny Apartments

UrbanTurf Staff | September 30th 2015 | 1 Comment

The Wall Street Journal reports that the furniture company has been testing out a variety of concepts in a small Swedish apartment. ... read »

The Gap Between New and Existing Home Prices Widens to 40 Percent

The Gap Between New and Existing Home Prices Widens to 40 Percent

Lark Turner | April 22nd 2015

The Wall Street Journal's Real Time Economics blog says new-home prices are "on fire." ... read »

Why Interest Rates Should Be 3.4%

Why Interest Rates Should Be 3.4%

UrbanTurf Staff | February 22nd 2012 | 1 Comment

This morning, The Wall Street Journal had an intriguing article as to why long-term mortgage rates should be even lower than their already-historic... read »

Homeowners Renovating More, Moving Less

Homeowners Renovating More, Moving Less

Shilpi Paul | January 20th 2012 | 1 Comment

For the first time in years, homeowners have increased the money that they are putting toward renovations, The Wall Street Journal reported this... read »

The 21st Century Version of the Kit House

The 21st Century Version of the Kit House

Shilpi Paul | January 17th 2012

If entrepreneur Charlie Kamps has his way, your next house will be delivered via FedEx. ... read »

Are Online Home Value Estimators Helping Buyers and Sellers?

Are Online Home Value Estimators Helping Buyers and Sellers?

Shilpi Paul | November 14th 2011 | 1 Comment

A decade ago, homeowners didn't have a tool at their fingertips that would provide them with a current value for their home. Now sites all over the... read »

Don’t Bank on Getting The Lowest Mortgage Rate

Don’t Bank on Getting The Lowest Mortgage Rate

UrbanTurf Staff | September 6th 2011 | 3 Comments

In these times of historically low mortgage rates, it is not uncommon to see advertisements for rates below 4 percent. However, actually getting that... read »

More Housing Stimulus On the Way?

More Housing Stimulus On the Way?

Mark Wellborn | August 22nd 2011

In a proposal that is sure to result in his press secretary's phone ringing off the hook, Rep. Gary Ackerman (D. NY) has legislation in the works... read »

Shrinking Home Inventory: A Good or Bad Sign?

Shrinking Home Inventory: A Good or Bad Sign?

Mark Wellborn | August 3rd 2011 | 2 Comments

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the inventory of for-sale homes dropped significantly in several U.S. cities in the second quarter of... read »

A New Tactic: Federal Government Renting Foreclosed Homes

A New Tactic: Federal Government Renting Foreclosed Homes

Mark Wellborn | July 22nd 2011

In a new effort to stabilize the country's housing market, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Obama administration is considering ways to... read »

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