HOUSING NEWS….I sure hope the rest of the country is doing better than Southern California:
The median price for a Southland home last month was $408,000, down 17.6% from a year ago, according to DataQuick Information Systems. Area home prices have now fallen 19% on average from their peaks last year.
….The rapid pace of the decline has led Los Angeles economist Christopher Thornberg, who last year predicted a 20% decline in Southern California home prices, to revise his projection. He now thinks prices will fall 40%.
40%? I sure hope Thornberg is wrong. I don’t feel like living in a ghost town.