Why homeownership truly is the American dream

As we celebrate this Independence Day, let’s take a moment to highlight the American dream, what homeownership means and how it is changing lives. 

NIMBYs, regulatory costs caused housing shortage: Harvard study

A shortfall in housing production is making homes ever more unaffordable for modest-income households, according to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.

The Real Word: Homeownership poised to rise, but renters have doubts

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, as the population ages, homeownership is likely to rise. Will people living longer plus more millennials buying homes create the perfect storm for homeownership rates?

Homeownership likely to rise due to aging population: Study

Nonetheless, many renters doubt they’ll ever own a home, according to a survey by the New York Federal Reserve.

Why real estate is in jeopardy

At Tuesday’s CMLS Brings It To The Table event, held just before the National Association of Realtors’ midyear conference, real estate leaders sounded the alarm.

Hispanic homeowners made up more than a third of all new households over the past decade

Hispanic Americans accounted for more than a third of all household formation over the past decade and were the first minority demographic to make homeownership gains after the recession, according to a new report.

NAR tells Congress tax reform is hurting homeowners

The director of the National Association of Realtors, the nation’s largest real estate trade group, testified before Congress about the ways in which the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act have made it harder to own a home.

Student debt isn’t the only thing holding buyers back

Student debt isn’t the only thing holding back home sales, which reached a six-year low in December and have been on a steady decline since 2004.

Gen Z should start saving now to afford a home by 2031

The average Gen-Zer will need to save $304 per month for the next 12 years to afford a 10 percent down payment and closing costs for a median-priced home ($386,310) by the time they’re 30.

Battle of the sexes: Who wants to own a home more?

Here’s a peek at the latest research in gender and ownership value, renting and capitalism, consumer perceptions and millennial trends.