election 2012 - Articles

View Our Post-Election Hangout With DailyFinance, AOL Jobs, AOL Real Estate

This live chat has ended, but view it on video below. Go to the AOL Jobs Google+ page at 12:30 p.m. EST and join in our post-election Hangout! We'll have our staff answering your questions about what Obama's second term could mean for the future of housing, jobs, and the economy. Don't have a Google+ account? No problem!... Continue Reading »

Election Day Housing Issues: What You Should Know As You Vote

It's Election Day, and we hope you're getting out to the polls to make your voice heard, but make sure you're making an informed decision. Though the battered state of the housing market hasn't played a huge role in the debates, the next president will be responsible for steering the direction of the real estate recovery.... Continue Reading »

Political Yard Signs: When Your HOA Can Tell You to Take Them Down

By Dona DeZube Ah, November! The month when Americans put up political yard signs hoping to sway their neighbors' votes -- until the community association tells them to get those signs out of the yards. If you're one of the more than 60 million Americans -- about 1 in 5 U.S. residents -- who live in a homeowners... Continue Reading »

Presidential Election 2012: Obama's Housing Policy Wins and Losses

By John Kelly In their platform, Democrats tell it this way: President Barack Obama's "swift action" stabilized a crisis-stricken housing market and helped millions of American families stave off foreclosure through restructured loans that shaved hundreds of dollars off their mortgage bills. The president "cracked down"... Continue Reading »

Making the White House a 'Home'

By Mary Boone Leading a nation is tough work. When the president of the United States goes to his private residence at the end of the day, he undoubtedly yearns for the comforts of "home." But what does that home look like? The second floor of the White House is the first family's residence, where their bedrooms and... Continue Reading »

Trulia's Housing Misery Index Hints at What's to Come During -- and After -- the Election

Editor's note: The following article was originally published on Trulia's blog. The opinions in this article are that of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of AOL Real Estate. In our last update of Trulia's Housing Misery Index before the election, we look at which states have the highest housing... Continue Reading »

The Loser of the Presidential Election Can Still Have a White House

Sure, the fate of the entire country is up for grabs in this November's presidential election. But there's another battle between President Barack Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney that we here at AOL Real Estate are particularly interested in: the war for the keys to the White House. It's possible that the plush digs... Continue Reading »

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