In this age of foreclosures, what happens to properties that are abandoned or vacant? Listen to a real estate finance expert discuss his research on the local laws governing these properties in this installment from the Perspectives on Real Estate podcast series.
What is the eventual cost to taxpayers of government programs that offer tax breaks and mortgage guarantees? In the latest installment in the Perspectives on Real Estate podcast series, an Atlanta Fed economist discusses his research into the subject.
Dowell Myers, a professor at the University of Southern California, discusses the role of demographic forces on the housing market. Myers expands on remarks he made at the February 2012 Atlanta Fed immigration forum The Great Immigration Turnaround: New Facts and Old Rhetoric.