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Monday, March 02, 2009

House "Deal of the Week"

by Calculated Risk on 3/02/2009 10:19:00 PM

For market discussion and graphs of the Grizzly Bear, see: Market: More Cliff Diving
Note: For the grim economic news in graphs, please see my post yesterday:
February Economic Summary in Graphs


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Here is another Deal of the Week from Zach Fox at the San Diego North County Times: Turning back the clock in Vista

The featured 1,600 square feet, three-bedroom, two-bath house in Vista, CA was built in 1982.

Sold in August 1989: $165,000

Sold in August 2005: $520,000

Sold in December 2008: $100,000

Zach doesn't say, but I bet the house was trashed by the most recent owner. In general Vista is a decent area, and this is quite a round trip.

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For those interested, here are few sources for futures and the foreign markets.

Bloomberg Futures.

CBOT mini-sized Dow

CME Globex Flash Quotes

Futures from barchart.com

And the Asian markets.

And a graph of the Asian markets. (ht Jeffrey)

Best to all.