Category: Caretakers

Perching in rental: Part 2, how long will they perch?

10 September, 2010 (10:53) | Caretakers, Holmes on housing, Home tending, Homeownership, Housing, Recession, Rental, Speculation, Tenure, US News | 1 comment

By: David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   Yesterday’s post, using an interesting if reasoning-by-anecdote article in Business Reader by housing skeptic Keith Jurow, established that at least some young couples who could well afford to buy a home are choosing to be renters for an indefinite duration, probably the shorter of […]

Perching in rental: Part 1, who perches and why?

9 September, 2010 (10:59) | Caretakers, Holmes on housing, Home tending, Homeownership, Housing, Recession, Rental, Speculation, Tenure, US News |

By: David A. Smith   It is a capital error, housing consultant Sherlock Holmes ought to have said, to mistake a shift in perceptions for a shift in reality, as demonstrated by this otherwise intriguing article in Business Reader by prolific bearish prognosticator Keith Jurow:   There is a far-reaching change occurring now which threatens […]