By Tim Gallen – Digital Editor, Phoenix Business Journal Nov 29, 2018, 9:00am EST Phoenix will be one of the top housing markets to watch in 2019, according to a report from real estate website Trulia. The analysis, released Thursday, highlights the 10 markets poised for growth in the coming year. Phoenix ranks No. 7 on the list, just behind Fresno, California and
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Today’s housing market may be a little scary for some of us. The terror and twists over the past eleven years may have made us feel like we entered a house of horrors. After the frightful economic downturn in 2008, in which the banks sucked the life out of home owners, home values dived 6.1% annually until February 2012. From
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The soaring economy of China may be crashing, and if it does, it will become a global problem. For years the Chinese economy grew like Dwayne Johnson on steroids. Although the social media connected China to the modern world, their government manages to keep many things, including economic procedures, walled off.