Florida: Still struggling after the housing bust

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Florida was leveled by the housing bust, but now is back on top. One of the problems for New orleans' economy 12 years after Hurricane Katrina. Population there is still 18% below pre-storm levels.. But there are pockets of Florida's economy that are struggling, particularly the signature citrus industry.

“We’re struggling with things like housing and day care, child care. believe their town will pull through the loss and.

Until 2008, property investors were still clinging to hope or at least were in denial that prices would no longer be going up. Once Bear Sterns was sold for nothing to JP Morgan in March 2008, people started to panic. Then Lehman Brothers went under on September 15, 2008, a full two and a half years after the housing market peaked.

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A Decade After Housing Bust, Recovery is a Story of Location A Handful of powerful markets lead the Nation’s Recovery, But Millions of Homeowners Are Still Waiting to Regain Lost Value — The median home value nationwide is 8.7 percent higher than it was at the height of the housing bubble.

"A decade after the financial crisis it’s clear that, just as the bust was felt very differently across the country, so has the recovery. Looking back, the housing bust was a rare historical moment when housing markets across the country moved in sync," said Zillow Senior Economist Aaron Terrazas.

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The federal government appointed a monitor last winter to oversee the city’s dilapidated public housing system, citing years.

Nationwide, home values now are nearly equal to what they would have been had values continued along the pre-bubble trend without a bubble or bust. A decade after the collapse of the housing market and start of the Great Recession, home values have more than recovered in most of the nation’s largest markets.