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The U.S. Housing Market Crash Is Officially Here

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Sales of new single-family homes in the US fell in September by 0.7 percent to 701,000 units. The August reading also witnessed a downward revision to 706,000 units as compared to the originally reported 713,000 units.

But what’s alarming is that the monthly price decline was the biggest seen since September 2014 despite tight inventories, a sign that a US housing market crash is here. The median price of a new house slid 8.8 percent year over year in September to $299,400. The month-over-month decline came in at 7.9 percent

It all started in America. Again.

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I understand that year in year house price increases are over, and the mindset has changed so lower much lower prices are in order 

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The US economy is definitely heading for a slow down. And when houses fall it is baked in. 

The weird looking thing in the US economy is that all the pundits are trying to pump stock markets. My guess is that this is an attempt to allow some of the insiders to get out before things tank there too. Right now trading volumes are very thin, and unloading large positions is slow. They are keen to keep the drip drop of new money from punters coming in so as to offload.

The same applies to houses, all builders and estate agents will tell you it is a great deal. But at some point there is market price discovery! 


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