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Realities of Real Estate: Is a housing shortage just around the corner?

Exactly one year ago, we speculated that there may be a housing shortage in the not too distant future. Last June we wrote: What most people fail to recognize is that our population is constantly growing. Right now, the United ...

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Bernanke revisits college as guest lecturer at GW

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke took a break from his day job Tuesday to revisit the academic life he led before coming to Washington a decade ago. Shortly after noon, he stood before a class of George Washington ...

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Federal deal trims maximum jobless benefits to 73 weeks

WASHINGTON — Unemployed workers would no longer be able to claim 99 weeks of benefit checks by this summer under a deal being worked out in Congress. Under this week’s compromise for extending a Social Security tax cut through the ...

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Homeownership takes biggest dive since Great Depression

W ASHINGTON — The American dream of homeownership has felt its biggest drop since the Great Depression, according to new 2010 census figures released Thursday. The analysis by the Census Bureau found the homeownership rate fell to 65.1 percent last ...

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Bob and Donna McWilliams: Don’t laugh: A U.S. housing shortage is a real possibilty

If you’d suggest to people that we’re headed for a housing shortage in the United States, they’d likely think you’re on another planet. Most folks would point to all the homes on the market and a healthy inventory of foreclosed ...

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Daily Record investigation: EBDI salaries, staff increased during recession

As the nation headed into its worst recession since the Great Depression, staffing and salaries at East Baltimore Development Inc. skyrocketed between 2005 and 2009, Internal Revenue Service documents show. The pay and benefits at the nonprofit increased by 46 ...

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