Real Estate Headlines 01.08.2013

Happy New Year!

Predictions: 10 Healthiest Housing Markets of 2013 ~ Trulia

“Of these 10, four are in Texas (Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and Fort Worth); two are on the West Coast (San Francisco and Seattle); two are northeastern suburban metros (Bethesda, next toWashington DC; and Peabody MA, north of Boston); and Omaha and Louisville round out the list. These aren’t necessarily the markets with huge price gains going into 2013, but they have strong fundamentals.”

10 cities with the highest rent spikes in 2012  ~  CNN Money

7 Markets Showing Big Home Price Growth  ~  National Association of Realtors

Bill Gates up $7 billion in 2012, world’s second richest ~ Seattle Times

12 Cities Leading the Way in Sustainability ~ Bill Moyers

Renters Looking to Own Are Ready to Buy ~ AOL

Why the Housing Market Can’t Move On Without More First-Time Homebuyers ~ US News

Secrets Of The Fiscal Cliff Deal ~ Forbes

Reading Pessimism in the Market for Bonds ~ New York Times

Writing the ‘Hardship Letter’ ~ NY Times

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