from Breakingviews:

Remember the UK housing bubble?

November 26, 2014

By Ian Campbell

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Sears investors too giddy about slow-mo breakup

November 7, 2014

By Kevin Allison

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

REIT scandal could be good test for Sarbanes-Oxley

October 30, 2014

By Reynolds Holding

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Real estate rescue may not help China’s developers

October 16, 2014

By John Foley

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

China’s Agile Property only the worst of the best

October 13, 2014

By John Foley

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

China house prices on brink of pessimism spiral

September 30, 2014

By John Foley

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Counterparties:

Halfway homes?

By Jordan Fraade
September 9, 2014

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The American housing market is looking better. That’s not entirely surprising, given that there was nowhere to go but up after the big bust of 2008. Some indicators — the number of housing starts, for instance — look quite healthy. But a team of researchers from the New York Fed, looking over a treasure trove of new data on the benefits and drawbacks of homeownership, have concluded that the divide between owners and renters is still one of the biggest fault lines in America.

from Breakingviews:

London real estate at an inflection point

July 17, 2014

By George Hay

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Expert Zone:

When are house prices a worry?

By Paul Donovan
July 16, 2014

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

As I speak with a relatively recognizable British accent, travelling by taxi in many Asian countries has become something of a trial in recent years. Whenever my nationality is recognized, I am (courteously) asked for my views on the London property market, and where to buy. In a world of low interest rates, property has become increasingly fashionable, and somehow housing advice delivered in a British accent has become highly sought after.

from Edward Hadas:

Housing, the ultimate momentum trade

By Edward Hadas
June 25, 2014

What will happen next in the housing market? The question comes up all the time in many countries, for an obvious reason: house prices jump around too fast for the good of the economy.