Renters Warm to Homeownership, Despite Affordability Concerns

Renters are staunchly in favor of homeownership, and, though they have concerns about their ability to afford a home, more now believe it is easier to qualify for a mortgage. According to the latest SCE Housing Survey, part of the Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE) by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 72.3 percent […]

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Those With Bachelor’s Degrees More Likely to Own Home, Study Says

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Trends in Housing: The County That Broke Texas’ 8-Year Streak Buying a New House? 5 Things to Check Before Moving In A-List Apartment on the Upper East Side While it’s no news that having a college education […]

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Those With Bachelor’s Degrees More Likely to Own Home, Study Says

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Trends in Housing: The County That Broke Texas’ 8-Year Streak Buying a New House? 5 Things to Check Before Moving In A-List Apartment on the Upper East Side While it’s no news that having a college education […]

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Refi Applicants Discouraged by Limited Credit Access

The proportion of consumers who applied for credit and reported feeling “discouraged” by or “rejected” in their experience has clawed higher, especially among mortgage refinance applicants, in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s recently released Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE) Credit Access Survey for October 2016. The finding underscores the overall sentiment of the consumers surveyed, […]

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