ROBERT SHILLER: We Might Not See A Turnaround In Housing In Our Lifetimes

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Robert Shiller has previously said that there is no guarantee that home prices will go up. And today’s home price reading reinforced that view.In an interview with Reuters he said a weak labour market, higher gas prices, and lack of consumer confidence would likely see home prices continue to stay low:

“I worry that we might not see a really major turnaround in our lifetimes.”

He also said that suburban areas are likely to see bigger price declines because higher gas costs will cause a rising demand forĀ 

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