Housing View – December 13, 2019

On cross-country:

  • Q3 2019: The global house price boom continues strong, especially in Europe, but sharp slowdown in North America, the Middle East and some parts of Asia-Pacific – Global Property Guide
  • Prime Global Cities Index Q3 2019 – Knight Frank


On the US:

  • Bold Predictions for 2020: Shrinking Homes and a More Stable Market – Zillow
  • These Housing Markets Could Heat Up (Podcast) – Bloomberg
  • Fix California’s Housing Crisis, Activists Say. But Which One? – Citylab
  • A Modest Proposal: How Even Minimal Densification Could Yield Millions of New Homes – Zillow
  • Mapping America’s Metropolitan Growth: Islands of Density in a Sea of No Growth – Zillow
  • Home Purchase Sentiment Rebounds in November, Re-Approaches Survey High – FannieMae
  • Home Equity in Retirement – Philadelphia Fed
  • Owner-Occupancy Fraud and Mortgage Performance – Philadelphia Fed
  • Opinion: To solve the problem of unaffordable entry-level housing, abolish single-family zoning – MarketWatch
  • Vouchers can help the poor find homes. But landlords often won’t accept them. – VOX
  • Fannie and Freddie Need Fixing — Urgently: A Response to Joe Nocera – Cato Liberty
  • Release: New Carpenter Index developed by AEI Housing Center – American Enterprise Institute
  • “Decommodifying” Housing and Other Magical Thinking – E21
  • Tenants are winners in Manhattan’s oversupplied luxury home market – Financial Times


On other countries:

  • [China] China’s Housing Market Goes the WeWork Way—and Thousands Get Evicted – Wall Street Journal
  • [Israel] Does Location Matter? Evidence on Differential Mortgage Pricing in Israel – Bank of Israel
  • [Lithuania] Lithuania’s modest house prices increase – Global Property Guide
  • [Netherlands] Netherlands’ house price growth slowly decreasing – Global Property Guide
  • [Norway] Norway’s financial stability as risk from household debt, property prices -regulator – Reuters


*Please note that Housing View will be on hiatus for the next three weeks. 

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