Saturday, October 04, 2008

Where are we headed? From the WSJ.

The Wall Street Journal comments on the state of the housing bubble.

... Experts say that an additional 10% to 15% decline in house prices is needed to get back to the prebubble level. That decline would double the number of homes with negative equity, raising the total to 40% of all homes with mortgages. The mortgages of five million homeowners would then exceed the value of their homes by 30% or more, which could prompt millions of defaults...

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