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Is Residential Real Estate Really a ‘Crapshoot’?

July 9, 2014 1:18 pm

Is Residential Real Estate Really a 'Crapshoot'? | Keeping Current Matters That is what a headline announced in a CNNMoney post Monday. They were quoting Karl Case “an economist whose name is synonymous with home prices. He is co-creator of the much watched S&P/Case-Shiller home price indexes with Bob Shiller, who won the Nobel Prize in economics last year.” Case did explain that the commonly held belief that housing prices could ‘never’ depreciate was corrected over the last decade. And it is true that Case referenced a home he bought during that time had lost almost half its value.