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.

74% of renters would forgo medical care to make rent

An online survey conducted by Wakefield Research — said to be the first to examine the link between high rents and the ability to pay medical bills — found that more than half of all renters delay seeking medical care because they can’t afford it after paying such high rental costs.

Meet the property manager with a tech platform and big ambitions

Livly describes itself as a property management “platform,” giving renters a way to communicate with their management, pay rent and accept packages.

5 red flags to watch for when screening renters

James Wise runs The Holton-Wise Property Group, one of the largest brokerages in Cleveland. Over the years, he’s helped place hundreds of renters for clients, and he knows exactly what to avoid when it comes to problem tenants. Here are his top signs to watch for when trying to avoid tenants from hell.

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.

Many renters struggle to meet basic needs: study

According to new research from the Urban Institute, renters are not only more likely than homeowners to find themselves in distress, they are also more likely to have difficulty digging themselves out of their financial issues.

Over a third of renters plan to buy in next 2 years

Some renters are being held back by “persistent homebuying myths,” according to the latest Insights Report from Bank of America, but other would-be buyers are getting the ducks in a row and considering when, where and even with whom to buy.

3 ways real estate agents can help renters become homeowners

Here’s how three real estate agents in three distinct markets — New York City, Chicago and Fargo — are helping renters make their dreams come true.

Homeowner Households Outpaced by Renters: Zillow

From the crest prior to the recession up through 2016, the country’s largest markets now have more renters, according to an analysis recently released by Zillow. In 2000, the rate of renters was 33 percent; from 2006 to 2016, the rate rose from 31 percent to 36 percent. More than half of the 50 largest […]

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Seattle crown jewel of WalletHub’s ‘Best Big Cities’ list

It’s the home of technology giants such as Microsoft and Amazon, so it’s no surprise Seattle nailed the top spot on WalletHub’s ‘Best Big Cities’ list.