San Diego Housing Market News and Analysis
A Bubble Primer
New visitors may find the following background articles useful:
Shambling Towards Affordability -- February 2017 -- The most recent update of the long term charts comparing San Diego home prices and monthly payments to local rents and incomes.
Piggington Jumps the Shark -- Jan 2012 -- Some thoughts on why I decided to buy a home.
Measuring Home Prices -- May 2007 -- An in-depth look at the pros and cons of various home price measurements (written for voiceofsandiego.org).
The San Diego Housing Bubble -- Feb 2007 -- A comparatively brief article arguing the existence of a huge speculative bubble in San Diego housing.
Evidence of a Southern California Housing Bubble -- Nov 2005 -- A more in-depth case for a bubble in San Diego as well as other regions Southern California (updated and expanded from a piece originally written in mid-2004).
Risks of a Serious Home Price Decline -- Nov 2005 -- A case against the prevailing (at least at the time the article was written) belief that home prices would not fall.
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