[FoRK] Does this real estate boom remind you of the dot-com boom?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue May 17 13:28:41 PDT 2005


On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 01:11:20PM -0700, J. Andrew Rogers wrote:

> Another thing to keep in mind as a matter of perspective is that the US
> real estate "boom" looks quite flaccid compared to many, many other
> countries at the moment.  Given the relatively slow rate of growth in

Do you have numbers for the individual countries, and regions?

> the US real estate market compared to the global situation among other
> things, I'd say that the US real estate market is more likely to
> stagnate for an extended period than go bust.  While the scarcity is

How can U.S. economy itself not to go bust over the next 5-10 years?

> artificial in the sense that it is highly regulated, the supply of
> economically compelling land is definitely finite.

It's a market, some sell, some buy. Right now, I would cash out, and invest
elsewhere.


More information about the FoRK mailing list