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.

NAR expects more volatility, regulations over next 5 years

The National Association of Realtors has a new strategy document to guide it through 2023, it and does not expect smooth sailing ahead.

4 alternative homeownership models for the non-traditional consumer

Many factors are causing buyers to veer away from the traditional model of homeownership and toward the shared equity model. Here are four homeownership models that break the mold.

Student Loan Debt: Ongoing Hurdle to Homeownership

The U.S. currently has a student debt load of over $1.4 trillion, which accounts for 10 percent of all outstanding debt and 35 percent of non-housing debt. The magnitude of the debt continues to grow in size and share of the overall debt in the economy. While this amount of debt has risen, the homeownership […]

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Student Loan Debt a Homeownership Barrier for Women and Millennials

Rising interest rates, a seller’s market and increasing home values…these are just a few of today’s market challenges for buyers. While 92 percent of adults say homeownership is an important part of the American Dream, student loan debt is the predominant obstacle, according to the sixth annual NeighborWorks America at Home survey. This is especially […]

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The Biggest Homeownership Hurdles for Millennials

Millennials should be making a sizable stamp in homeownership, but they have been largely absent from the housing space. Why is it that the largest generation in U.S. history isn’t participating in real estate as heavily as its predecessors? There are many difficulties standing in their way, according to new research. A recent report by […]

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