quote by Robert McChesney

If you're running for reelection in the House of Representatives race, you know, it's very important to you that you be on fairly good terms with the local affiliates in the largest market in your area. I mean you don't want to antagonize them.

— Robert McChesney

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Housing market quote The words you speak become the house you live in.

The words you speak become the house you live in.

If you're running for reelection in the House of Representatives race, you know, it's very important to you that you be on fairly good terms with the local affiliates in the largest market in your area. I mean you don't want to antagonize them.

Our economy isn't going to recover until the housing market finds its footing.

Housing market quote The words you speak become the house you live in.

The words you speak become the house you live in.

It's like a crapshoot in Las Vegas, except in Las Vegas the odds are with the house. As for the market, the odds are with you, because on average over the long run, the market has paid off.

But 300 million Americans, their lending institutions, their government, their media, all believed that house prices were going to go up consistently. And that got billed into a $20 trillion residential home market. Lending was done based on it, and everybody did a lot of foolish things.

With all the challenges in the housing market, it's clear we need a new vision for the way we design our homes, our communities-and even our lives.

Housing market quote Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.

Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.

A decline in the national housing price level would need to be substantial to trigger a significant rise in foreclosures, because the vast majority of homeowners have built up substantial equity in their homes despite large mortgage-market financed withdrawals of home equity in recent years.

Too-easy credit and millions of bad loans made during the U.

S. housing bubble paved the way for the financial calamity and Great Recession that followed. Today, by contrast, credit is too tight. Mortgage loans are particularly hard to get, creating a problem for the housing market and the broader economy.

The key to house prices is the share of foreclosure or short sales in the total housing market. When that share rises, house prices will fall, because distressed properties sell for significantly less - currently around 25 percent below non-distressed houses.

Housing market quote The ornament of a house is the friend who frequent it.

The ornament of a house is the friend who frequent it.

I like my house to be unique to me. Sure, I've bought plenty of things out of a catalog, but the way I put them together in my home is special. You might have bought your sofa at a major home decorating store, but the rug you found at the flea market is so unique, it takes your room from 'carbon copy' to 'simply yours' in no time.

Help for first time buyers and other housing market measures will be welcome.

The financial crisis of 2008 was not caused by investment banks betting against the housing market in 2007. It was caused by the fact that too few investors - including all of the big investment banks - bet too heavily on the housing market in the years before 2007.

Housing market quote The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the pa

The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient.

Contrary to the vision of the left, it was the free market which produced affordable housing - before government intervention made housing unaffordable.

Although housing sales and starts have cooled to more typical levels, the housing market remains strong and sound. Without the expansion of homeownership and the strength of our housing market, our nation would not have the economic growth we are experiencing today.

There are limits to what we can do. That's for sure. That is true. One of the downsides of a growing economy [is that] we're accommodating a lot more people. They're buying houses and the market is growing. That is part of the downside of that, but I think that all of us do have to decide to act on it.

Housing market quote Marketing is no longer about the stuff you make, but about the stories you tell.

Marketing is no longer about the stuff you make, but about the stories you tell.

I noticed that I used to go to second hand shops and flea markets and find funny, cute things, but now I go into those stores, and I think, This is dead people's stuff. This is all, like, somebody cleaned out their parents' house, and I don't want any of it. If I didn't want it from my parents, I don't want it from your parents.

I am not opposed to the art market. I have lots of friends who are collectors. But the whole idea of the art market is complex. Sadly we have a situation where auction houses and secondary market dealers are creating a lot of confusion and unnecessary pollution.

Oil replacements and then efficiencies in engines and housing and the way we build houses is a very interesting market.

Housing market quote A house where a woman is unsafe is not a home.

A house where a woman is unsafe is not a home.

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Anyone wanting a new house picks one from among those built on speculation or still in process of construction. The builder no longer works for his customers but for the market.

Ludlow....is probably the loveliest town in England with its hill of Georgian houses ascending from the river Teme to the great tower of the cross-shaped church, rising behind a classic market building.

While rising delinquencies and foreclosures will continue to weigh heavily on the housing market this year, it will not cripple the U.S.

Housing market quote Sell the problem you solve, not the product.

Sell the problem you solve, not the product.

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If atoms do, by chance, happen to combine themselves into so many shapes, why have they never combined together to form a house or a slipper? By the same token, why do we not believe that if innumerable letters of the Greek alphabet were poured all over the market-place they would eventually happen to form the text of the Iliad?

Since my first novel was rescued from a slush pile, it makes me sad that most publishing houses no longer accept unsolicited manuscripts. Nor are many willing to take chances on novels that are not deemed immediately "marketable."

When I bought my house in L.A., that was the best business decision I ever made, until the housing market crashed, and it became the worst business decision I ever made.

Housing market quote Be the best. It's the only market thats not crowded.

Be the best. It's the only market thats not crowded.

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Study after study, not only here but in other countries, show that the most affordable housing is where there has been the least government interference with the market - contrary to rhetoric.

My father always said 'There's no free lunch.

' My father was right. There's no free lunch and there's no free market. The market is rigged, the market is always rigged, and the rigging is in favour of the people who run the market. That's what the market is. It's a bent casino. The house always wins.

The glue that kept the consumer market together the last few years was the wealth effect from the housing boom.

Housing market quote The best advice I can give on building community online is... "Be the community

The best advice I can give on building community online is... "Be the community you want to have".

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The housing market will get worse before it gets better.

Once the housing market begins to recover, I would phase out the mortgage tax deduction.

If your house has been on the market for more than four months, take it off the market and re-list it in two months as 'new.'

Housing market quote It's not about how to get started; it's about how to get noticed.

It's not about how to get started; it's about how to get noticed.

It would require more hands to manage a stock of sheep, gather them from the hills, force them into houses and folds, and drive them to markets, than the profits of the whole stock were capable of maintaining.

What farmers require is, that the prices should be moderate, and the markets steady; and for this reason I did, in 1826, 1827, and 1828, take the course which I would now recommend to the House.

By the late 1980s people realized that houses did not always appreciate and that they could fluctuate like any other market commodity.

Once the brokerage house, rather than the bank, became the locus for American savings, that money would find its way into the stock market, because the broker was someone with a much higher tolerance for risk than the banker.

Well, Mark, I led the charge for five or six years to get reforms for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. I was chairman of an organization called 'FM Policy Focus.' What we were saying was, if there was blip in the housing market, Fannie and Freddie would destabilize the greatest economy in the world.

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