Headlines: 2.28.2012

Here are some of the headlines in real estate from this last week…

Case-Shiller: Home values down 4% last year  ~  Nice Seattle Homes

Reminder: 3.8% Tax to have minimal real estate impact  ~  NAR

Scrimping and saving for a piece of the American dream  ~  Seattle TImes

Regulator unveils plan to shut down Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac  ~  Seattle TImes

Seattle: If this is a bust, what will a boom look like?  ~  Crosscut

Buffett on housing:  Buy!  ~ CBS News

Bottom Line: Home sales jump to fastest pace in almost two years  ~  msnbc.com