The “Real Estate Minute” Podcast for 2-25-08: Extending the Conforming Loan Limits…is it hope or hype?

February 26, 2008

The Economic Stimulus Plan of 2008 (aka HR5140) was signed over a week ago, with the key element for home buyers being the temporary extension of the conforming loan limit. Now that the dust has settled, is this really going to help the housing market in the Bay Area? Click on this week's Real Estate Minute podcast button below to find out.

Here's also an excellent article from the Associated Press (via the Mercury News) that talks about it some detail:

Why Boosting Conforming Limits May Not Work

[audio:REM 2-25-08.mp3]

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