Financial Armageddon – Insights on debts, derivates, and other pressing issues concerning our economy.Excellent site from the author.
Financial Sense – Commentary from various articles from multiple industries.Excellent site for reading commentary on various sectors of the economy.
iTulip– Older site providing an excellent forum, links, and commentary regarding the credit bubble.One of the sites to predict the technology bubble decline.
The Mess That Greenspan Made – Take a guess what this blog is about?Interesting insight into the economic policies of bad macroeconomics and the current marketplace.
Money Files – Excellent news aggregator with links on housing, credit, debt, mortgages, commodities, and politics.
Steve Quayle – Interesting links and contrarian perspectives.Host of a radio show.
W.C. Varones Blog – Perspective regarding many issues from politics, economics, and other issues from our neighbor in San Francisco.
Online Research for Buyers/SellersRealEstate
Housing Tracker – Excellent resource site examining home asking prices with graphs and trend information.
Zip Realty – Looking for information on buying or selling a house?You can sign up for free and take a look at home prices, neighborhood data, and inventory numbers with this site.
Zillow– The debate goes on about the future of home buying and selling.Zillow is an excellent resource for finding previous sales data and current market numbers in the U.S.Give it a shot and see what your “Zestimate” is on your home.The
tool seems more accurate in stable markets that stayed away from the
current housing bubble (i.e., large overpriced metro areas).
Redfin – Excellent site for researching your next home.Provides detailed sales information and neighborhood data.Not available in all areas.Is this the future of real estate buying and selling?
Mortgage Implode-o-Meter– Examining the junk yard of defunct mortgage lenders.The current list stands at 110.Will it grow this year?I’ll take a wild guess and say yes.
Mortgage Fraud Blog – Great site examining news articles about those mortgage lenders and brokers that did shady loans.A perspective from an attorney.I’m sure the articles will only be growing as the year progresses.
Housing Panic – One of the first housing blogs.Commentary and news post regarding the housing bubble.If you are looking for housing schadenfreudeand updated content, this place is for you.
Countrywide Foreclosures Blog – Tracking the economic effects of the bubble by looking at the number and amount of foreclosures from Countrywide.
Blown Mortgage – Excellent site looking at mortgage issues from someone in the industry.Provides credit tips and commentary regarding the market.
Irvine Housing Blog – Site examines one of the most overpriced areas in Orange County, Irvine.Examples of overpriced homes and discussion about building issues.
LA Times Land Blog – A recent addition to the housing world.Glad to see a mainstream newspaper add a housing blog section.Updates regularly regarding the housing market and the Southern California area.
Piggington’s Econo-Almanac – One of the first housing blogs looking at the canary in the mine, San Diego.Examining the San Diego market with excellent charts and analysis.