Jun 27
2013

Dr. Sklarz quoted in HousingWire: Higher LTVs lead to steep price drops: Pro Teck

By Kerri Ann Panchuk Higher loan-to-value ratios may suggest a property is well valued, but more often than not, steep LTVs precede sharp declines in home prices, Pro Teck Valuation Services claims. The company made this assumption in its latest …

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Jun 26
2013

The Effect of Higher Loan-to-Value Ratios on Market Volatility

June 2013 Market Update One theme which we have discussed in the past year in helping understand the home price “bubble” of the 2004 to 2006 period is the effect of leverage on both price increases and the subsequent declines. …

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Jun 24
2013

Dr. Sklarz quoted in Market Watch: In some places, homes sell in just one day

By Amy Hoak Here’s a sign of how tight inventory levels have been lately: More homes are selling in a flash—finding a buyer within 24 hours of being listed. Sound unlikely? Angela Catanzaro thought so, too, until her Broward County, …

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