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University of Michigan professor Peter Allen lectures to students during his real estate investing course.
July 17, 2015 Housing prices there have dropped, opening up investment opportunities — but only if you know how to invest. One professor is teaching inner-city residents how to get in on the market.
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A realty sign in front of a home in The Lakes neighborhood in Las Vegas. Nevada, which was hit hard by the housing bust five years ago, remains the state with the highest number of homes with negative equity.
December 17, 2013 The percentage has been steadily shrinking thanks to rising home prices, but the highest percentage of underwater mortgages can still be found in a handful of states hardest hit by the housing crisis.
September 26, 2012 The housing market is recovering — very slowly.
A sign of the times at a new housing development in Danville, Calif., last year.
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February 24, 2012 But they were still up from a year earlier. And late-2011 estimates have been revised upward. So the news appears to add to signs that the housing sector is stabilizing.
October 24, 2011 An advantage of being the incumbent in the Oval Office seeking re-election was readily evident Monday in President Obama's roll-out of his administration's latest effort to help struggling homeowners. The president's executive power allows him to actually put into effect real changes as opposed to merely proposing them which is pretty much all the Republican presidential candidates can do.
June 9, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, changing attitudes in practicing safe sex, and the latest developments in Syria. In the second hour, a housing market update that looks at why Americans aren't buying homes, and the re-trial of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich.
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