Round up of real estate housing and economic news for April 20 2016…
Makes Me Sad and Angry: Goldman Settlement Shows Some Banks Still Too Big to Punish
Compare This to Previous Story: Attorney gets 33 months for embezzling $2M From Title Company
The Most Important Things in Life Are NOT Things: The Revolt of the Debt Slaves Has Started
See You in the Gulag: CIA Investing in Firms That Mine Your Tweets
Help for SC Home Owners: South Carolina Bar Foundation accepts mortgage settlement money from Bank of America
Good News Regarding Tight Inventory: National Supply of Homes For Sale Increases in January 2016
Those That Forget History Are Doomed to Repeat It: Once Privilege Limits Social Mobility, Collapse Is Inevitable
Good News for Housing and Economy: First-time Home Buyer Volume Surged 21% in March
Includes Me: 101 Real Estate Rockstars to Follow on Twitter
Interesting Stuff: Has The Expansion of American Cities Slowed Down?
Evil Scumbags: Ex-Goldman Execs Now “Help” Foreclosure Victims Buy Homes
Don’t Say You Were Not Warned: The Elephant Cometh
Uncomfortable Truth: The Great American Economic Growth Myth
THIS is VERY Important: Where have all the small mortgages gone?
Good and Bad Swirled Together: Privately-owned housing starts in March 2016 down from previous month BUT up compared to last year
Must Read from Taibbi: Shhhhh! Those Fannie and Freddie Docs Are Secret!
At Least It Did Not Decrease: Gallup U.S. Economic Confidence Index Stuck in Low Gear
Nice: Existing Home Sales Up Slightly From a Year Ago