Real Estate Headlines 01.29.2013

Karl E. Case, an emeritus professor of economics at Wellesley College and the co-developer of the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller house price index. “Housing has brought us out of every recession in the past, and it was not available.”

But now, he said in an interview, “there is no question that we have turned what seemed to be a headwind into a tail wind.”

Signs of a Housing Recovery Point to a Stronger Economy ~ NYTimes.com

Home prices gain for 10th month in row, survey shows ~ NBC News

City-by-city look at U.S. house prices ~ WSJ Marketwatch

SHILLER: All This Housing Optimism Is Way Too Premature ~ Business Insider

The Year Everyone Was Wrong (Again) About Home Prices ~ WSJ

Full Disclosure Laws: Janet Milliken Sues Seller, Realtor Over Home’s Notorious Past ~ AOL

Fake Complaint Site Now Dormant ~ NAR

4 years on, condos still for sale at Four Seasons ~ Seattle Times

Seattle developer looks to revitalize struggling Greenwood block ~ KOMO News

View-blocking tree in Innis Arden being cut to a third its size ~ Seattle Times

‘Greed and ego’ mean 10-year sentence for disgraced banker ~ KOMO News