A big reason Romney can't seem to get a lead

Herer are some headlines that were posted by major news sources and media this past Wednesday regarding: Existing home sales, housing starts jump in August 7.8%; Existing home sales take off in August; Sales of US Existing Homes Climb to a Two-Year High; Housing market showing broader signs of improvement. These headlines are only a slight taste of the major drive by the media to tell everyone how good housing is. But here are the numbers behind the positive headlines: -- Three years into the Obama Recovery, existing home sales in August came in at an annual rate of 4.82M. This is down from a rate of 5.18M in September 2008, after years of the "Bush Economy." -- Three years into the Obama Recovery, the average price for existing home sales came in at $187,400. This is down from $190,600 in September 2008 after years of the "Bush Economy." -- Three years into the Obama Recovery, housing starts in august came in at annual rate of 750,000 units. This is down from the 872,000 units...(Read Full Post)

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