The Psychology behind home ownership

Shared by Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities


Here’s an excellent analysis of how opportunists were able to exploit our commonly held belief in the US that “homeownership is good” and that it is somehow always superior to being a tenant.

Even as the housing market is starting to recover – in some markets more than others – it appears we have not really learned much from the past decade’s real estate crash and burn.


The big home ownership lie: Greed, fear and how the big banks exploited a human need

(John S. Allen, Salon)






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