Home prices rise more than forecast in December

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Vuenbelvue wrote:

I thought they were running out of water in Cali. More houses equal more people equal more water usage.

Feb 25, 2014 10:02am EST  --  Report as abuse
AlkalineState wrote:

“Home prices rise more than forecast in December”

As people decide that freezing your ass off in a camper was only a good idea on paper. As coldest winter in recent history sets in, retirees, surfers and truck-cab-dwellers of the North Dakota oil fields…. suddenly re-think their previous decisions.

Feb 25, 2014 11:52am EST  --  Report as abuse
PaulBradley wrote:

@Vuenbeivue wrote: “More houses equal more people equal more water usage.”

That is only true IF people migrate to California from other states and buy a house. However, if it’s a case or population ‘density’ segregation per one house – e.g. California larger family segregate when, for example, married daughter with her husband, that lived in a house of her parents . . . buys a new house and moves out from their parents’, then the water consumption stays the same.

However, in any case, economy gains with additional purchasing of household goods needed when you buy a new house – - i.e. things that were shared before, as for example, TV, refrigerator, washing/dryer, etc.

Feb 25, 2014 1:47pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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