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A report from the Wall Street Journal. “Existing-home sales fell 2.5% in November from October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.69 million, the National Association of Realtors said. It was the first decline in six months. ‘Without a doubt, there are too many buyers in relation to the sellers,’ said Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist. ‘That is probably the main driver as to why the sales declined.'”

“Carly and Andy Gerstlauer lost out on multiple houses before buying a three-bedroom home in Beaverton, Ore., in November. Their mortgage didn’t require a down payment.”

From Barron’s. “Economists expected the rate of new-home sales to slow in November—but not this much. The seasonally-adjusted annual rate of new-home sales fell 11% month over month to 841,000, down from a revised 945,000 in October. The decrease comes following a ramp-up of building this summer as the residential real estate market boomed. New-home sales reached a peak in July, with the month’s revised rate of 970,000 the highest since December 2006, according to historical data.”

From CNBC. “Mortgage demand ended the year significantly higher than 2019, but appears to be cooling off a bit for the holidays. Low rates continue to fuel refinance volume, which rose 4% for the week and was a stunning 124% higher than a year ago. The refinance share of mortgage activity increased to 74.8% of total applications from 72.7% the previous week. ‘Last week’s increase in refinance applications was driven by FHA and VA activity, while conventional refinances saw a slight decline,’ said Joel Kan, MBA’s associate vice president of economic and industry forecasting.”

From Boston.com in Massachusetts. “The frenzy is easing. Single-family home sales were down 15.6 percent month to month in November, and condo sales fell 8.4 percent. In a not-so-surprising twist that’s good news for buyers, the number of condos on the market in Boston proper and its urban core has risen for the fifth consecutive month, according to the report, climbing 42.4 percent on an annual basis.”

“‘The downtown Boston and Cambridge condo markets, as well as the immediate suburbs, offer some of the best home-buying opportunities at the moment, as prices have stabilized and even declined in some communities as inventory has risen sharply over the past year,’ said Jason Gell, association president.”

From Mansion Global on New York. “Manhattan’s luxury housing market is wrapping up its worst year in nearly a decade. New contracts signed on homes asking $4 million or more sank by 31% compared to 2019, with such deals totaling 645, according to a year-end luxury market report from Olshan Realty, published Wednesday. And 2019 is a pretty pitiful benchmark, given it also saw depressed dealmaking as a result of new transfer taxes that went into effect halfway through the year. In fact, 2020 saw the lowest number of luxury contracts signed since 2011.”

“‘Not since the bleak days of Lehman Brothers crash in September 2008 and the subsequent fallout into March 2009 has the Manhattan luxury real estate market experienced such an unpredictable and disruptive impact as the Covid-19 pandemic,’ wrote Donna Olshan, president of Olshan Realty.”

The Real Deal on New York. “One of the city’s most vocal small-property owners, who recently warned the pandemic could lead to a ‘catastrophic loss’ for independent landlords, has parted ways with the West Village rental building that’s been in his family for nearly 100 years. Jimmy Silber last week sold the 138-unit building at 1 Christopher Street that his family has owned since the early 1930s for $95 million, brokers on the trade told The Real Deal. The sale works out to $928 per square foot and a capitalization rate of about 3.5 percent.”

“Sources in the multifamily world said Silber had put the building on the market before the new rent laws went into effect in 2018, and had a deal at about $120 million that he decided to pass on. He also had a potential deal in late 2019 for about $105 million. Silber told ABC 7 News that the city’s property tax system of basing payments on pre-pandemic income from 2018 will ‘lead to a catastrophic loss of small buildings in this city.’ ‘It has to be restructured,’ he added. ‘Otherwise, building owners are not going to make it. They’re not going to pay their taxes, and these buildings are going to go under.'”

From Bisnow South Florida. “Hotelier Robert Finvarb and other South Florida hotel experts agreed that travel will bounce back but differed on how quickly that will happen and how many assets will change hands first, and at what level of discount or distress. ‘The sector is in complete flux,’ said Devlin Marinoff, managing partner of DWNTWN Realty Advisors. Marinoff said that right now, hedge funds and opportunistic investors are shopping for distressed assets, while insurance companies and REITs are too risk-averse to take on hotel investments.”

“So far, there has been a standoff between potential buyers and sellers who can’t agree on pricing, but Marinoff has predicted that there will be a wave of transactions on distressed deals as companies burn through their cash and forbearance measures expire. ‘In Miami Beach alone, I anticipate at least 50% of the hotels there filing for bankruptcy in the coming months,’ he told GlobeSt.”

“‘Some funds are offering rescue financing to distressed hotel owners, but that comes with onerous interest rates ranging from 12% to 20%,’ he said. ‘Most of the hotels that trade next year will be 50% to 60% of the pre-COVID valuation. That’s the kind of discount investors are seeking, and it will be attainable for some of them,’ Marinoff predicted.”

From WHYY on Pennsylvania. “Philadelphia’s real estate market survived 2020 — but analysts and developers are holding their breath for what comes next. Andrew Svekla, manager of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s Office of Smart Growth, said that while high-cost markets like New York and San Francisco had seen precipitous drops in rental costs, most estimates pegged Philly with only single-digit percentage point declines. ‘The exodus has been more muted here,’ he said.”

“Some parts of the city’s real estate market, though, were devastated in 2020 — particularly what was considered an already weak commercial office sector. Robert Fahey, a vice president with the commercial real estate firm CBRE, said financing for large format tower projects generally had gotten tougher, and for conventional multi-tenant office towers even more so. ‘Density is not good in a pandemic world. You go to dense places for all the stuff that comes with it — it’s been totally squashed,’ said Leo Addimando, president of the Building Industry Association of Philadelphia. ‘I’m optimistic. I think it will all come back. But will people still want to live in a small apartment?'”

From Evanston Now in Illinois. “The coronavirus pandemic and a variety of other economic factors are causing Evanston landlords to lower the rent, offer other incentives, or sometimes both. ‘This is an especially good time for a tenant to find an apartment’ says John Ruckdaeschel, a broker with Apartment People in Evanston, an agency that helps prospective renters find a place to live. ‘One month’s free rent is very typical,’ Ruckdaeschel says, although bigger breaks are possible as well. He also says rent reduction of 10-12% is another common option.”

“‘There is a surplus of apartments in downtown Evanston and in outlying neighborhoods and a higher number of vacant units,’ he says. So landlords are offering deals to help fill those vacancies. Landlords who ‘did not get very aggressive on pricing in late summer have significant amounts of vacancies,’ Ruckdaeschel notes. He’s aware of one building on Central Street with 20% of its units unfilled.”

“Often, the deals are way more than just a free place for Fido. Ruckdaeschel says one client of his received three months’ free rent, a $1,500 credit, and three months free parking at the Avidor, a new high rise for those 55 and older. ‘In the 20-plus years I’ve been doing this, I don’t recall incentives at the three month level ever being offered here in Evanston,’ he says.”

From KQED on California. “Meilin Liu posted two rooms for rent in a duplex she owns near downtown Oakland. And she waited. She expected the rooms to be rented in a matter of days. Liu said before the pandemic her inbox would be flooded with requests from people eager to move in. ‘Usually it’s one move out, one move in. But this is the first time, after I managed for 20 something years … I have to sit on the market for months,’ she said.”

“With the economic fallout from the pandemic, the rental market is changing. Layoffs and remote work have led many workers to flee the Bay Area. In response, prices are plummeting — median rent on a two bedroom apartment is down 13% in Oakland and 24% in San Francisco since March, according to Apartment List. That’s opened up an opportunity to get more landlords like Meilin Liu to rent to people who have been homeless — something they have been reluctant to do in the past.”

“Stephany Ashley, Northern California director of housing services for the nonprofit Brilliant Corners, said the current rental market has created a lot of choices for people. ‘We can say, ‘Hey, where do you want to live? Is it Bernal Heights? Bayview? Do you want to live in North Beach or do you like the Tenderloin?’ People get that level of choice,’ she said.”

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    1. The Mechanics Behind the Electronic Vote Steal Operation

      https://www.bitchute.com/video/OJrljwQFcIvc/

      https://twitter.com/tom2badcat/status/1325126091460268032

      https://archive.vn/KPwUa

      https://everylegalvote.com/country

      https://hereistheevidence.com/

      “Dominion-izing the Vote”

      https://www.bitchute.com/video/qlEUbPLvW98w/

      Eric Coomer Explains How To Alter Votes In The Dominion Voting System

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtB3tLaXLJE

      Eric Coomer, Dominion’s head of product and strategy, has disappeared.

      ‘Representatives from Dominion also did not attend a court hearing in Pennsylvania on November 19. Its US headquarters in Denver was also suddenly closed and moved away. Their employees deleted their names from LinkedIn.’

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oYQeeNCzZM

      https://www.theepochtimes.com/poll-watcher-describes-pennsylvania-election-irregularities-including-47-missing-usb-cards_3594549.html

      Here’s the testimony on video:

      “Baggies of USBs” – PA Witness Gives Explosive Testimony

      https://www.bitchute.com/video/AdaglXlcuqYt/

      Dem Ballot Inspector Says She Was Threatened with Violence for Speaking Up About Suspicious Activity

      “The majority inspector threatened to slap me in the face,” said Olivia Jane Winters, a registered Democrat and minority ballot inspector in Pennsylvania, testifying to Pennsylvania State Republicans Wednesday that she had been threatened and harassed by other election officials after she asked about suspicious activities during the 2020 election.’

      https://www.bitchute.com/video/_KrpyDlHTe8/

      Crowd Gasps after Finding out about Absurd Spike of Votes in Favor of Biden

      https://www.bitchute.com/video/jmNUAx8wQYdO/

      Sen. Doug Mastriano closing remarks PA state legislature meeting.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIqujobvDFI

      https://censoredbyjack.com/channel/evidence-of-widespread-election-fraud

      https://www.deepcapture.com/2020/11/election-2020-was-rigged-the-evidence/

      ”We began to look and realized how easy it is to change votes.”

      ‘Election security expert @RussRamsland
      has performed many investigations on US election machines.’

      ‘The most *shocking* thing about this interview is it took place just days BEFORE the election. Watch’

      https://twitter.com/kylenabecker/status/1327511568993701888

      Col Phil Waldron Confirms Experts Witnessed Dominion Communicating with Frankfurt on Election Day

      https://www.bitchute.com/video/n7j5lg9fYyzz/

      Dominion forensic report from Michigan (PDF):

      https://www.depernolaw.com/uploads/2/7/0/2/27029178/antrim_michigan_forensics_report_%5B121320%5D_v2_%5Bredacted%5D.pdf

      1. ‘KRAKEN is DOD cyber warfare program.’

        ‘They cheated & got caught!’

        Sidney Powell
        🇺🇸
        ‘Who knew?’

        https://twitter.com/SidneyPowell1/status/1331435411286192128?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1331435411286192128%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fheadlines360.news%2F2020%2F11%2F24%2Fsidney-powells-kraken-is-department-of-defense-cyber-warfare-program%2F

        I did some digging around and found this (WARNING) PDF:

        https://www.dacis.com/budget/budget_pdf/FY20/RDTE/F/1203110F_294.pdf

        It’s dated Feb. 2019. If you word search Kraken (‘respond’ category), you’ll find it twice on page 4. This unit 305 person is in the affidavits in Powells lawsuit.

        WARNING PDF with filing:

        https://www.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.mied.350905/gov.uscourts.mied.350905.1.15.pdf

        Zuckerberg on page 15. Obammie on page 8.

        ‘Response: Yes, our “White Hat” hackers – they have that traffic and the packets.”

        https://twitter.com/themodalice/status/1333505965857984512

        ‘Ruby Freeman Makes Video of herself Showing MOUNTAINS of GA ABSENTEE BALLOTS With NO RETURN ADDRESS’

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFYaxvxdfXY&feature=youtu.be

        Example

        Note the vote spike at the Atlanta treason:

        https://twitter.com/EricTrump/status/1334812236322381826/

        Corrupt Georgia Election Worker Seen Loading Same Ballots 3 Times into Machine

        Poll Worker Ruby Freeman Loads Up The Same Stack Of Ballots To Be Counted 3X

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiREC3Zy20E

        Ruby Freeman – “I need an attorney”

        “This is bigger than me. I need an attorney.” at 4:55.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsU-CXcJ4Lg

        1. Our Republic Hinges on Overturning Election Coup, Ending Cyberwar & China Control w/ General Vallely

          General Paul Vallely joins the program to discuss the election coup and the ongoing Cyberwar against the American people. He shares his intelligence on China and how their grip on our major institutions is a clear and present danger. You can see more of his analysis and ongoing work at https://standupamericaus.org/

          https://www.bitchute.com/video/I4Na6pglki71/

          Interview starts around 6:18

          1. The globalists and their Democrat-Bolshevik accomplices would do well to remember that millions of Les Deplorables are not about to go quietly into the Long Goodnight planned for them by our evil, corrupt elites.

            PEACEFUL ARMED DEMONSTRATIONS ARE SCHEDULED ON JANUARY 17TH, 2021 AT NOON LOCAL TIME AT EACH US CAPITAL CITY AND WASHINGTON DC.

            https://defensivetraininggroup.wordpress.com/2020/12/23/clear-your-calendars-keep-january-17th-open/

            The single largest protest advocating for the rights and freedoms of all people in the United States will be taking place. In every capitol in every US state and at the federal capitol in Washington DC, attendees are asked to arrive armed with signs, sound making devices, speeches planned and whatever attire makes their statement the most pronounced.

            This will be a chance for Americans young and old to physically demonstrate to the world the massive amount of armed citizens in this country. It will be a peaceful demonstration to send a message to those in favor of gun control that Americans exist that will defend our nation, defend ourselves, defend our families and defend our rights from all threats foreign and domestic.

          2. The globalists and their Democrat-Bolshevik accomplices would do well to remember that millions of Les Deplorables are not about to go quietly into the Long Goodnight planned for them by our evil, corrupt elites.

            They won’t forget. But their sponsors will make sure they are well armed too when the time comes to put down the deplorables once and for all.

          3. But their sponsors will make sure they are well armed too when the time comes to put down the deplorables once and for all.

            Have you seen the vermin the globalists are deploying as their street-level “soldiers”? Somehow if things come down to a fight, I can’t see a bunch of criminals, pedos, freakshows, and n’er do wells prevailing against resolute, well-armed people who know exactly what they’re fighting for: their homes, their families, their country, a future for their children, and most of all, their freedom and self-determination.

          4. Have you seen the vermin the globalists are deploying as their street-level “soldiers”?

            Agreed. But some article recently said don’t be fooled by that, and it made sense. It said they would have much better people and weaponry when it counts and that right now it’s all still on standby. I don’t know whether it’s true but I’m trying to keep it in mind and not be overconfident, which may be what they want.

          5. well-armed people who know exactly what they’re fighting fo

            Not to mention that many of the good guys have served in the military, and know how to fight.

          6. It said they would have much better people

            Who would they be? The college kids? Where are they being trained? Overseas?

          7. much better people and weaponry

            Who? A private army? The US military? Sure, let’s see Klaus and Kamala send an army after people who are trying to defend property, and precipitate another Lexington and Concord. I don’t think even the libs will agree with that.

  1. ‘That’s opened up an opportunity to get more landlords like Meilin Liu to rent to people who have been homeless — something they have been reluctant to do in the past’

    Now bay aryans are renting to homeless people. Can we say the apartment bubble has popped?

  2. ‘financing for large format tower projects generally had gotten tougher, and for conventional multi-tenant office towers even more so’

    This is a credit event.

    ‘sold the 138-unit building at 1 Christopher Street that his family has owned since the early 1930s for $95 million…Silber had put the building on the market before the new rent laws went into effect in 2018, and had a deal at about $120 million that he decided to pass on. He also had a potential deal in late 2019 for about $105 million’

    Weren’t going to give it away, eh Jimmy?

    ‘The sale works out to $928 per square foot and a capitalization rate of about 3.5 percent’

    Losing money from day 1. The market needs sword catchers, right Larry?

  3. ‘Without a doubt, there are too many buyers in relation to the sellers…That is probably the main driver as to why the sales declined’

    This is why you make the big bucks Larry…

    ‘Carly and Andy Gerstlauer lost out on multiple houses before buying a three-bedroom home in Beaverton, Ore., in November. Their mortgage didn’t require a down payment’

    No down payment? But sound lending? Not to worry, what does a shack in Beaverton cost, 10 or 20k?

    ‘Last week’s increase in refinance applications was driven by FHA and VA activity’

    This is all subprime. That’s what we need, a bunch of dodgy loans with no skin in the game, in the depth of a recession.

    1. ‘While Atlanta and Houston remain the metros most at risk from FHA delinquency rates, elevated FHA delinquency rates threaten homeowners and neighborhoods in numerous other metro areas across the country. The shares of November FHA delinquent and seriously delinquent loans were both higher than in the prior month. Of FHA’s roughly 8 million loans outstanding in November, 17.5% were delinquent and 11.8% were seriously delinquent as reported in FHA Neighborhood Watch (includes loans in forbearance). The below table summarizes these trends over time.’

      https://www.aei.org/nowcast-10-metros-most-threatened-by-high-numbers-of-fha-delinquencies-november-2020/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTkdGbVpXWTNaV1l6WVRNNCIsInQiOiJoVjY1ekV5RXRYZWJkWXJibFp4bHBISCtsUlFIemtJY2dKWGZtTEJXSHF4Wm0wU0VUXC9FUjVXeHpOSVFNWXBjSFhXNUtIV0VcL3NveTU5VlVoV3Y0b291Nkh1d3NRQkZJc0RDcTRHV2J1TEt3bGJpa0lNTGdlMlY5NUNJWmZvYUFiIn0%3D

      This is AEI’s monthly release. There are interactive maps of the risk layering at the bottom for various metros.

  4. Football Club Demands Fans Who Booed BLM Undergo Re-Education Courses Before Being Allowed Back

    by Paul Joseph Watson
    December 24th 2020, 7:50 am

    Cambridge United football club is demanding fans who booed players taking a knee for Black Lives Matter undergo re-education lessons or face a stadium ban.

    Yes, really.

    After a handful of fans voiced their displeasure before a December 15 game against Colchester, the club reacted by launching an investigation.

    “Each case has been looked at separately,” the club said in a statement. “Conclusions reached range from education and support without any ban through to bans to the end of the season with season tickets refunded.”

    “Diversity and inclusion will continue to be at the heart of what we stand for as a football club and we will be making no further comment about the incident.”

    According to the Daily Mail, “Other fans have been asked to undertake education around discrimination and equality” before they are allowed to return.”

    The latest round of BLM insanity began after fans were allowed into stadiums for the first time since the start of the COVID pandemic.

    In reality, Millwall fans weren’t booing because they’re racists who hate black people (their twice star player of the year voted for by fans is black), they were booing to express opposition to the political motivations behind Black Lives Matter.

    Over the summer, BLM rioters desecrated war memorials, set fire to the Union Jack flag, vandalized the Winston Churchill monument and violently attacked police.

    Their political agenda also openly espouses a marxist agenda to destroy capitalism and completely subvert western civilization.

    https://www.infowars.com/posts/football-club-demands-fans-who-booed-blm-undergo-re-education-courses-before-being-allowed-back/

    1. The UK has been going down the toilet for years, so I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised at this latest bout of insanity. Coming soon to a stadium near you?

      1. “The UK has been going down the toilet for years…”

        Indeed. Wasn’t that the premise behind Anthony Burgess’ novel, A Clockwork Orange?

      2. If I don’t have the right to boo or boycott anything I think is BS, than where is my Constitution right being protected.
        If I think BLM is a cover for a Commie group that wants to overthrow America, than I have the right to my opinion on that.
        This talk about sending people to re-education camps is outrageous. Firstly, I don’t believe in their stupid narratives about White Privilege, and the racism thing. It’s a well known Commie Ploy to divide and conquer and pit people against a contrived enemy.
        And to suggest that any upward advancement that a ethnic group makes is privilege is absurd.
        What about the welfare and affirmative action advantages given to ethnic groups for the last 50 years.
        That’s not considered a advantage or a privilege or a benefit.
        Look, any ethic group , including White , that can improve their life is fortunate. In other words they talk in terms of they have to take from whites so minorities can prosper. So, instead of saying minorities should have opportunity to be fortunate or privileged, if they earn it they say whites should be deprived.
        A poor Mexican who crosses the border is starting from scratch, and might not even know the language. Of course a White who is a US citizen has more and more time to build wealth.
        So, theidea being that the white should give up any wealth building

    2. Leftists Suggest “Re-education Camps,” “Firing Squads,” Banning Talk Radio to “Deprogram” 75 Million Trump Supporters

      https://summit.news/2020/11/19/leftists-suggest-re-education-camps-firing-squads-banning-talk-radio-to-deprogram-75-million-trump-supporters/

      Leftists responded to a Twitter thread asking “how do you deprogram 75 million people?” by suggesting Trump supporters should be interned in “re-education camps” and that all conservative talk radio should be banned.

      “No seriously…how *do* you deprogram 75 million people? Where do you start? Fox? Facebook?” asked David Atkins (pronouns in bio), a regional director for California Democrats. “We have to start thinking in terms of post-WWII Germany or Japan. Or the failures of Reconstruction in the South,” he added.

      1. These leftist/Commies have become dangerous.
        They are the ones that need to be deprogrammed.
        Aren’t they just saying that they are Commies and they want to force their stupid ideas on 75 million or more that don’t like Communist.
        To begin with, they have been so brainwashed in the school system and by Commie groups, and they have no idea how bad Communism really is .
        The Communist have been trying to take over America, at least since the 1920 ‘s.
        They don’t care that Communist Countries killed millions to bring on Commie Gov. They don’t care that most Communist Countries fail, and quality of life is bad and oppressive with this top down control Communist gov has.
        The Commies make it sound so good that wouldn’t it be wonderful if everyone was equal and shared and everyone had health care etc.
        Our Communist Country enemies would love for the USA to fall by a takeover by Communism.
        So, making Trump voters the enemy is just so Commie tatics. They are the enemies of this Constitutional Republic that was set up and they threaten life, Liberty, freedoms and the pursuit of happiness. The Big Globalist want top down control also so they have gotten in bed with the Commies.
        Just one step at a time Globalist and Commies trying to take over the government and America..
        They are making a big power grab right now and the rigged election shows how far they will go to get their way and accomplish their goals.

        1. 75 million or more that don’t like Communist.

          There’s many more than that, who have been lazy or sleepy or gaslighted by the long trusted media and it’s relentless droning. Many also that did vote but weren’t counted.

      2. “Leftists Suggest “Re-education Camps,” “Firing Squads,” Banning Talk Radio to “Deprogram” 75 Million Trump Supporters”

        Definition of fascism –
        “a political philosophy, movement, or regime (such as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition

        – Using China’s Cultural Revolution as a template; coming to a country near you. Death toll estimates as a result of this are up to 20 million.

        – Don’t forget to stock up on “Second Amendment supplies” over the holidays!

        “A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government.” – George Washington

        Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined…The great object is that every man be armed. Everyone who is able might have a gun. — Patrick Henry.

        “Are we there yet?”

        1. It took Centuries for a Government like the US to come up with rights lie in the individual and those rights should be protected.
          Prior to this is was either Monarch rule, maybe religious rule, government rule, or some Authority rule that called the shots.
          To think that these dumb asses want to destroy what was created here in favor of Big Gov, or Commies, or Globalist Monopolies is just unfortunate.
          I guess they won’t know until they lose what they had, if that happens. People who have lived under Communism can tell you how bad it is, but they only talk to the con artist painting this pretty picture..
          Our problem is to much Globalist Monopoly control and corrupted
          to big government ,not that we need Communism. To many markets rigged rather than regulated capitalism.
          They always want to distract
          from real solutions in favor of the fake narratives.

      3. pronouns in bio

        That’s all I really need to know. And the only way you’re going to deprogram folks is to do what they did in the book 1984. Good luck with that.

        1. oxide,
          They wouldn’t think twice sending you to a camp/prison to be programmed.
          I’m not suggesting that you actually do the same thing they would do . Anything that would violate their constitutional rights I wouldn’t be in favor of. Maybe provide options of classes they could go to that has counter facts or opinions to whatever false programming they got.
          The problem to begin with was the brainwashing in school system that pushed one narrative.
          So, I read you point loud and clear.

    3. Cambridge United

      Just looked them up, the are in the lowest league, the equivalent of baseball’s single A. If they ban those fans, they probably won’t have any left.

      1. Get woke, go broke. This club doesn’t appear to be like Disney or Google, who have bottomless globalist pockets to shape the narrative in the absence of customers.

        But even Disney is feeling the heat now. The final episode of The Mandelorian featured a CGI’d young Luke Skywalker adopting a CGI’d young Yoda creature. They wouldn’t do that unless they needed the original fanbase back. (They aren’t getting me back tho. They already showed their true colors.)

        1. The final episode of The Mandelorian

          That finale has left the series in a lurch. Baby Yoda is gone. It was all about Mando and the Kid.

  5. ‘Without a doubt, there are too many buyers in relation to the sellers,’ said Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist. ‘That is probably the main driver as to why the sales declined.’”

    That might well be the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard from an REIC shill.

  6. “‘The downtown Boston and Cambridge condo markets, as well as the immediate suburbs, offer some of the best home-buying opportunities at the moment, as prices have stabilized and even declined in some communities as inventory has risen sharply over the past year,’ said Jason Gell, association president.”

    Realtors are liars.

  7. Silber told ABC 7 News that the city’s property tax system of basing payments on pre-pandemic income from 2018 will ‘lead to a catastrophic loss of small buildings in this city.’ ‘It has to be restructured,’ he added. ‘Otherwise, building owners are not going to make it. They’re not going to pay their taxes, and these buildings are going to go under.’”

    Gosh, I certainly hope the wealth extraction taxation schemes being implemented by Democrat-Bolshevik “leadership” at the local, state, and federal levels don’t have unintended consequences.

    1. The intention is they loot you, than they pick the winners and losers of their tax looting. They pick who gets bailed out, they pick who is harassed.

      1. I applied for the PPP loan so I wouldn’t have to take money out my pocket to keep my business afloat and I could retain my one employee. I didn’t request much. All my phone calls and emails went unanswered for weeks on end. Two days before the expiration date of the program I received notice that my application was rejected because some of my information could not be verified. No one would tell me what information that was. All my tax filings and payroll were up to date and on record for years. I believe some of these financial organizations were just taking applications to collect processing fees. Then I started to see stories in the news about people who got PPP money for businesses with dozens of fake employees…which would be a very simple thing to verify. Well, at least Tom Brady and Gavin Newsome got PPP for their businesses. I am sure they needed it more than I did. And there it is in a nutshell. The central planners and their friends will only give you crumbs, if even that, as an excuse to eat the whole cake themselves.

        1. You need to go through a law firm that is established with the program. I’ve been close to farms that were paid to lay fallow rather than use “pumped water” so that the electricity could be sent to California during the Enron crisis. Those who thought they could skip the law firm failed to get approved. It’s not personal; it’s business.

      2. And the blame it on cv-19 calling it a pandemic over and over vs saying pre-draconian government lockdowns.

        1. If they’re going to milk the pandemic, they don’t have much time. The general consensus on the news is that vaccines — at least Pfizer/Moderna — will be widely available for almost everyone in the US by late April/early May. And no way will the public, libs included, stand for even the mildest lockdown or mask after that. Even if you can still spread COVID if you’ve been vaccinated,* too bad. If you refuse the vax you’re on your own.

          ————-
          *I note that TPTB are conveniently not researching whether a vaccinated person can spread. It would be very easy to determine this, but nahhh, let’s keep people in masks.

          1. So far I hear that vaccinated people could shed and be a risk to those that haven’t taken the vaccine. I really don’t know what that means.

          2. From what I gather, the vaccine is supposed to reduce the severity of symptoms if you get exposed to SARS-CoV-2 assuming you don’t experience antibody-dependent enhancement. That’s a BIG assumption given previous experiments with corona vaccines and why animal studies should have been done.

  8. ‘In Miami Beach alone, I anticipate at least 50% of the hotels there filing for bankruptcy in the coming months,’ he told GlobeSt.”

    Is that a lot?

    1. When I was in Miami in September 2019, the newish hotel I stayed at was almost empty. At night I shot video of empty towers, and could see the dark towers on Miami Beach. It’s a disaster.

      1. But…but…September 2019 was before the start of the pandemic. You mean to tell me the CRE cratering pre-dates COVID-19?

        Citizen Jones, you are dangerously close to being non-Narrative Compliant with such assertions.

    2. Redpilled,

      I’m not a vaccine taker . I was trying to think of a circumstance where I would take one.
      Maybe if something hit us and it was killing half the population I might consider it. But, I don’t even accept the fact that the vaccine theory is valid to begin with.
      Could be a lot of reasons why people become vunerable to disease like Mal nutrition, bad water, toxins screwed up immunity, etc.
      I mean, its kinda weird to say that injecting one with some form of the disease makes your immune system than be able to remember how to fight it, that otherwise wouldn’t take place, absent the vaccine. I know it’s a big accepted theory of disease control. For me, something just seems off about it.

      1. It’s like a race between you and an angry bear. The vaccine gives you a big head start so you don’t get suddenly eaten by the bear. You can make it to where your ammo is and kill the bear.

        A good vaccine that is. Not so clear that we have one for this.

  9. Landlords who ‘did not get very aggressive on pricing in late summer have significant amounts of vacancies,’ Ruckdaeschel notes. He’s aware of one building on Central Street with 20% of its units unfilled.”

    “How did you go bankrupt?”
    Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.”

    ― Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

  10. https://mynorthwest.com/2391568/rantz-seattle-antifa-activist-faked-injury-fueling-anti-police-propaganda/

    ‘It’s no wonder activists keep engaging in this behavior. There are seldom consequences, as Seattle has no leaders willing to take on criminal, childish behavior — even though it’s leading to murders.’

    ‘But what is happening? Police are leaving Seattle in historic numbers, making the city less safe. It’s exactly why we’re experiencing a surge in homicides.’

      1. It was interesting when some hackers conducted war driving in Portland during the riots and mapped their phones back to their owners. They then constructed graphs weighting the connections based on their contact totals and most as you would expect were filthy commie degenerates (many with positions at Portland State University, I’m sure its the equivalent of commie U for ‘tards) but there was that one middle aged chinese “lawyer” who stuck out like a sore thumb. I’d bet he was the conduit for funding from the PRC to the antifa thugs to buy their riot gear, fireworks, etc.

  11. The Turkish Lira is the epitome of funny money. The rate increase was no doubt done to help stem capital flight to Euros and USD.

    One way for the Soros scum to hammer Poland and Hungary is to attack their currencies, as neither uses the Euro.

  12. Why don’t Communist move to a Communist Country if they think Communism is so great? No, it’s always they have to take over America and cram the stupid ideas down the throats of US Citizens.

    1. Why do they want to take over America instead of moving to Cuba or Venezuela? Because they want your stuff.

      Remember what the World Economic Forum has told us: You won’t own anything. What they didn’t mention is that everything will belong to them.

      1. You right In Colorado. America has been a target for looting by so many different factions.
        Since the dawn of man you would have this nice little community that worked hard to build up resources.
        Than you would have some horde come in and they rape steal and pillage what they had built up .
        Monopolies are Looters, any rigged system is a form of looting. Bubbles are fake wealth creation that someone gets stuck holding the bag when it pops.
        Commie looting is twisted into the concept that it’s to make everything fair and equal.

    2. It’s as Carl has been saying — they all want early-stage liberalism. They want to teleport into an intact, high-trust society which was established and built up by 200+ years of hard work and innovation. But societies like that need industry and innovation just to maintain. And nobody wants to maintain.

      Or it could as simple as wanting arable land and clean water, which the US has in spades… if you don’t insist on living in a firetrap with “great weather.” 🙄

      1. It’s as Carl has been saying — they all want early-stage liberalism.

        Somebody else here said it first. But yeah.

        1. It’s kind of like the old quote about how it’s no fun being a miser but they make great ancestors. Well it’s not so much fun being the people who build up capital from nothing but raw materials. But once they succeed, watch the parasites come out with utopian stories about how great it would be if everyone shared everything. That country can be a great place to live when their arguments first start getting traction and there is a lot of capital to share. Not so much later on when there’s none left or it’s in the hands of those with much harder hearts and much better publicists…

      2. they all want early-stage liberalism

        Which has a MUCH shorter half life than it once did. It sure doesn’t seem to take long to go from early stage liberalism to rancid sh!thole these days. Eventually, there will be no more places left for escaping from the dystopia.

        1. The wingnut term for this is “magic dirt,” used in reference to illegal immigrants. The best summary of the term is found on Metapedia:

          Such views are often applied to migrants, both between countries and within countries, with an assumption being that migrants (or their descendants) from poorly functioning areas/populations will assume the characteristics of well-functioning areas/populations by migrating. A similar theory is that moving students from poorly functioning schools to well-functioning schools will cause the students to become well-functioning.

          Of course we know that magic dirt is totally false. You see it the moment you try to insert BAD kids into a good school (regardless of race), or try to sprinkle low-income housing into high-income neighborhoods. The poor functioning people don’t improve; if anything, they bring down the well-functioning people. Basically second law of thermo; entropy always increases.

  13. From Barron’s. “Economists expected the rate of new-home sales to slow in November—but not this much. The seasonally-adjusted annual rate of new-home sales fell 11% month over month to 841,000, down from a revised 945,000 in October. The decrease comes following a ramp-up of building this summer as the residential real estate market boomed. New-home sales reached a peak in July, with the month’s revised rate of 970,000 the highest since December 2006, according to historical data.”

    http://www.freddiemac.com/pmms/
    Mortgage Rates Hit Another Record Low
    December 24, 2020

    Primary Mortgage Market Survey®
    U.S. weekly averages as of 12/24/2020
    30-Yr FRM 2.66% -0.01 1-Wk -1.08 1-Yr 0.7 Fees/Points
    15-Yr FRM 2.19% -0.02 1-Wk -1.00 1-Yr 0.5 Fees/Points
    5/1-Yr ARM 2.79% -0.00 1-Wk -0.66 1-Yr 0.2 Fees/Points

    – Record low mortgage interest rates continue apace. Recall that based on history, easy money and loose credit are prerequisites for asset bubbles.
    – Prices rise as rates fall.
    – Buyers will have to take out a bigger loan to afford the higher price due to lower rates. More debt even for the same monthly payment. Ever increasing debt keeps the system going, until it doesn’t. All of this in a global pandemic. I’m sure this is normal. /s
    – While there’s always seasonality in house prices, maybe buyers are again reaching the affordability ceiling with higher prices due to record low rates?
    – What’s the lower limit for mortgage rates? What’s the (proportional) upper limit for house prices? Is this set by mortgage origination costs at 1-2%, or will we see negative mortgage rates, where the lender pays the buyer a monthly payment? Nothing would surprise me anymore in our bizzaro world of centrally-planned, command-and-control, central bank captured economics. The key point is that central planning has never worked, the outcomes are always poor, and yet here we are.

      1. Realtor, I have so much money left after “throwing money away on rent” every month that I decided to treat myself to a new pair of backcountry skis for Christmas.

        No lift tickets, all it costs is the gas to get there…

        1. “I decided to treat myself to a new pair of backcountry skis for Christmas.”

          – Way to go! 🙂

          – I’ve been working on my AT ski setup for most of the year a la carte, and now have a complete set. Needed to order some gear from Europe due to shortages here, since this is a popular option because: 1) crowded CO ski areas, and 2) the CCP virus.
          – I’ve done 10th Mtn. Div. hut hikes, but now jumping in with both feet.
          – Be careful out there.
          https://avalanche.state.co.us/
          Colorado Avalanche Information Center
          – Merry Christmas!

      2. George Soros said something like he got bored with just being rich.
        So now controlling the World becomes his new game?
        There is something really perverse about these characters that want to control people.

        1. He’s 90 years old. It’s unlikely he will live to see the takeover completed. It makes one wonder why he even bothers. Some theorize that he has literally sold his soul to the Devil and that he is just a pawn in this big game.

          1. Fauci too, even faked getting the vaccine – supposedly gets the shot in the left arm, claims a little soreness from the shot in his right arm. Aint that a pip?

            https://brandnewtube.com/watch/dr-ouchi-gets-vaxxed-in-his-left-arm-feels-pain-in-his-right-arm-fauci-wasn-039-t-vaxxed_EwO33mop822X5rv.html

            Folks, the whole covid thing is a scam, a cover story. I think we’ve been in martial law since possibly March. Why would they tell us? They dont want people getting any more nuts then they already are. But keep wearing masks when you’re alone!

      1. Michael Jackson had enough money to establish a foundation to kids, but instead he built a gaudy monument to lure his prey. That is how he will be remembered.

        1. I don’t believe everything I hear in the media. For every “accuser” of Jackson’s, there are more people, kids included, who defended him. You can coach a kid to say anything, and at the base of all of those lawsuits was money. Wealthy people attract gold-diggers. I don’t know what the truth is, and Jackson was an odd dude, but I have a hard time believing people whose stories change with the wind.

          1. Jackson was an odd dude

            He was likely abused as a young kid in the entertainment industry. I’m also skeptical as to whether or not he went on to abuse.

  14. Twas the night of election

    Twas the night of election, and all through the states
    Donald Trump had a big lead, it was all looking great;
    But fake ballots were stashed under tables with care
    And loaded on trucks that soon would be there;

    The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
    While visions of four more years danced in their heads;
    And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in my cap,
    Had just settled down for a long winter’s nap,

    When there in five states there arose such a clatter,
    The counting had stopped what the hell was the matter?
    Away to the laptop I flew like a flash,
    Called up my friends and developed a rash.

    With a little old driver, so lively and quick,
    The sight of this all was just making me siick.
    More rapid than eagles on pallets they came,
    As they whistled, and shouted, called Ruby by name;

    The moon on the ground by a Post Office truck
    Gave the lustre to ballots as I said what the fuqe!
    When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
    But a Michigan poll worker, hey bring them here,

    They spoke not a word, it was legal they claim,
    As they counted the ballots; with all the same name,
    With Inspectors kicked out and a smile on their face
    They said Biden was down now he’s winning the race;

    Where the ballots were short the machines came in play
    The votes would leave Trump and with Biden they’d stay,
    So into the microphone journalists shout,
    Joe Biden is winning there can be no doubt.

    Now, DASHER and DANCER and PRANCER all knew
    That Silicon Valley was in on it too
    This election was stolen and it’s been quite a sight
    And that’s how it happened election day night.

  15. Just for fun this AM, I checked out – online – this condo FSBO about a mile from where I live in 02139. This price history is like so many others I’ve seen in this area. According to the Almighty Zillow in the 7 years between 2006 and 2013 its “value” went up a rather modest 7.1% or one percent per year.
    But look at the significant increase in “value” (82.3%) in the last 7 years from 2013:

    12/18/2020 Listed for sale $829,500 (+82.3%) $704/sqft
    7/1/2013 Sold $455,000 (+7.1%)$386/sqft
    12/4/2006 Sold $425,000 $361/sqft

    Oops, just read the fine print. This unit is available only for someone with a Harvard affiliation. Guess I won’t be buying it with my lowly state college pedigree.

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