The New York Times
- The New York Times, January 26, 2014, The Tale of a House, and an Entire Market
- The New York Times, September 29, 2013, Carrying Debt After Retirement
- The New York Times, September 7, 2013, Tighter Rules Will Make It Harder to Get a Reverse Mortgage
- The New York Times, July 28, 2013, The Perverse Effects of Rent Regulation
- The New York Times, July 13, 2013, Rules for Reverse Mortgages May Become More Restrictive
- The New York Times, January 7, 2013, In Deal, Bank of America Extends Retreat From Mortgages
- The New York Times, February 28, 2012, States Negotiate $26 Billion Agreement for Homeowners
- The New York Times, February 24, 2012, Rents Keep Rising, Even as Housing Prices Fall Also ran in Assoicated Press, The Boston Globe and CNBC.com
- The New York Times, January 30, 2012, Treasury Investigates Freddie Mac Investment
- The New York Times, December 1, 2011, Time to Accelerate
- The New York Times, November 29, 2011, A new shot at mortgage relief
- The New York Times, August 25, 2011, US May Back Refinance Plan for Mortgages, with Glenn Hubbard
- The New York Times, December 26, 2010, Mortgage Rates May Have Hit Rock Bottom
- The New York Times, September 18, 2010, Op-Ed Contributors - How Underwater Mortgages Can Float the Economy, with Glenn Hubbard
- The New York Times, April 10, 2010, Interest Rates have Nowhere to Go but Up
- The New York Times, March 4, 2009, "Unlucky or Unwise, Some Homeowners Left out"
“This really is the opportunity of a lifetime...If you ask someone if this is the time to come into the market, I think anyone who would have bought a house in 2007 and was sitting on the sidelines, or who wants to buy this year or would buy in 2010, would want to take advantage of this.”
- The New York Times Opinion, September 26, 2008, "Help Housing"
- The New York Times, August 8, 2008, "In Various Ways, Economists Try to Find Right Price for Home"
“As long as anyone can remember, as long as we have data, mortgage rates have been about 1.6 percent above the 10-year Treasury rate. Today, it’s more like 2.5 percent above the 10-year Treasury. That’s a gigantic difference, literally reducing the amount of house someone could afford by 20 percent.” =>
accompanying note regarding Mortgage Market Meltdown and House Prices
- The New York Times, January 13, 2008, "What's Next for New York City Real Estate?"
“New York has had a very good run, and there are still a lot of people sitting around with cash, but that doesn’t last forever.”
Foreign buyers, who have made about a third of the condo purchases in the last 18 months, have done so because they see it as a wise investment considering the weakness of the dollar. But, even foreign buyers will walk away from deals if they don’t think Manhattan prices will remain strong or if they cannot expect high returns on their investments. “They don’t need to buy real estate to make a bet on the dollar.”
- The New York Times, October 11, 2007, "Democrats and White House Split Over Mortgage Relief Plans"
- The New York Times, September 23, 2007,“A Reality Check for Home Sellers"
“The buyers and the sellers are the same people in this market. So if the sellers price so high that they, effectively, put themselves out of the market, it shows up on the buying side, too... If you want to sell your house then you list it at the market price and you sell it. If you don’t really want to sell then don’t put it on the market. But don’t say you want to sell and then set the price so high that you spend the year cleaning up every morning, having people walk through your living room and look in your medicine cabinets and reject you. That’s just painful — and expensive.”
- The New York Times, September 16, 2007,“Navigating a Path Through a Turbulent Housing Market"
“We’re really seeing a real pullback in credit. If that doesn’t reverse itself in the coming weeks and months, we’re going to see a sharp decline in the housing market.”
- The New York Times, November 5, 2006, "All Housing Markets are Local, Except When They're Not"
- The New York Times, September 10, 2006
The Pork-Bellies Approach to Housing
"People in San Francisco have legitimate reasons to believe prices will grow faster than people in the Midwest do, because they have for the last 60 years."
- The New York Times, July 23, 2006
Cities Shred Middle Class, and Are Richer and Poorer for It
“People have a stake in the place that they’re living in. If you have a police and firefighting force saving their city as opposed to somebody else’s city, it makes a difference. In the same sense, local shopkeepers just seem to be better. What happened on 9/11 was really about ‘our city’.”
- The New York Times, June 16, 2006
Housing Tighter for New Yorkers of Moderate Pay
“The market will work through this, but there are people who really lose.”
- The New York Times Magazine, October 16, 2005
“The large builders have taken the position: we’re just going to fight.”
- The New York Times, July 28, 2005
Trapped in the Bubble
“You often think, ‘Geez, I have this huge windfall,’ but your neighbors and the people in the building next door have the same windfall. There are a lot of people who want to trade up, so that’s really the problem they are facing.”
- The New York Times, June 5, 2005
How We Feel About Home
“As the desire to live in New York City gets stronger, the people at the bottom end of the income spectrum are the people who get pushed out.”
- The New York Times, February 23, 2005
Real Estate is Still Surging in Harlem, a Study Finds
“It’s always an interesting question whether so-called gentrification is good or bad.”
- The New York Times, February 20, 2005
Why a Real Estate Agent May Skip the Extra Mile
“You cannot completely trust the advice your broker gives you. You have to be more educated as a buyer.”
- The New York Times, April 18, 2004
Moving On: A Home Seller’s Primer
“And those are the best buyers, less patient, often from out of town, and, therefore, ready to pay higher prices.”
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