From the monthly archives:

July 2009

Ten Things To Buy Before The Economy Improves

July 31, 2009
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As the economy begins to shows signs of improvement, Forbes offers consumers a list of ten big ticket items to consider buying now, since their current big offers and low price tags won’t be around much longer. At the top of the list: A HOME. [Read this article]

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Signs Of Life In The Housing Market

July 31, 2009
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An interesting summation of the current state of the U.S. Housing market, and what may lie ahead, from the Opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal. [Read this article]

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Foreclosures: How Bad Is Your City?

July 30, 2009
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CNN Money compiles the latest foreclosure data on the 20 largest U.S. cities, highlighting where foreclosure rates are getting better, and where they’re getting worse. The results may surprise you. [Read this article]

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Tips For Buying And Selling A Home In Today’s Market

July 30, 2009
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As the U.S. housing market is showing signs of turning the corner, Yahoo! Finance shares some timely advice on things you should know if you’re in the market to buy or sell a home, from Dottie Herman of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate. [Read this article]

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Recovery Signs In Housing Market Stir Some Hope

July 29, 2009
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The New York Times reports on how recent improvements in home sales and other surprisingly strong housing factors are generating hope of recovery for the U.S. real estate market. [Read this article]

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Home Price Index Up For 1st Time In 3 Years

July 28, 2009
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CNN Money analyzes the results of a recent 20-city index of home prices, indicating a month-over-month increase for the first time since July 2006, and hinting that the worst of the declines may be over. [Read this article]

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Recent “Best of Homebuilders” Social Media Examples

July 28, 2009
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Builder Social Blog singles out Lennar’s efforts in creating one of the best home builder Web strategies today. This article highlights Lennar’s new blog, The Open Door, as well as Lennar’s latest contest on Facebook. [Read this article]

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Local Leaders: Top 10 Builders In Top 50 Markets

July 27, 2009
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Builder magazine has published its list of the top 10 builders in 50 of the nation’s largest housing markets. See how Lennar is a “Local Leader” in several cities across America. [Read this article]

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New Home Sales: Really Good News

July 27, 2009
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CNN Money reports on the latest spike in new home sales, highlighting a much greater than expected gain. [Read this article]

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The Recession Is Over

July 27, 2009
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Newsweek points out some of the signs of the end of the recession – including the rise in home sales – and highlights how Americans need to focus on surviving the recovery ahead. [Read this article]

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