5 markets where homebuyers can win big with falling prices

With home prices rising for 70 consecutive months, homebuyers are in desperate need of a reprieve. For those unwilling or unable to wait for home prices to cool in their area, a move to another state with dropping home prices and a more affordable cost…

Wage growth is great, but it can raise the homeownership barrier

First American today released its latest Real House Price Index, which showed that real home prices increased 0.4 percentage points month-over-month and year-over-year in December. Furthermore, real house prices are 37.1 percent below the housing boom …

Consumers losing confidence in housing, job security

In December, Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) decreased 2.0 percentage points month-over-month to 85.5 — a reversal from November’s 2.6 percentage point gain which neared September’s all-time high index score of …

Education Linked to Homeownership in More Ways Than One

Countless case studies have established a connection between education and homeownership: generally, college graduates are more likely to own a home than non-graduates. A new study out of Trulia now shows that career stage, level of education and location can have varying degrees of influence on homeownership rates. Being college-educated typically boosts earning potential, which […]

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Housing affordability plunges in the majority of markets, Attom says

Unfortunately for first-time buyers, housing affordability is worsening across many major real estate markets, according to a new report …

Housing affordability plunges in majority of markets, Attom says

Unfortunately for first-time buyers, housing affordability is worsening across many major real estate markets, according to a new report …

How has San Francisco rent changed since 1980?

With rents rising in cities and states across the U.S., many renters struggle with affordability. In Miami, Los Angeles and Orlando, for example, more than 55 percent of renters were cost-burdened in 2014, spending more than 30 percent of their income …

How has Miami rent changed since 1980?

With rents rising in cities and states across the U.S., many renters struggle with affordability. In Miami, Los Angeles and Orlando, for example, more than 55 percent of renters were cost-burdened in 2014, spending more than 30 percent of their income …

How Has LA Rent Changed Since 1980?

With rents rising in cities and states across the U.S., many renters struggle with affordability. In Miami, Los Angeles and Orlando, for example, more than 55 percent of renters were cost-burdened in 2014, spending more than 30 percent of their income …

Freddie Mac releases Baltimore market indicator

Freddie Mac recently released it’s monthly Multi-Indicator Market Index (MiMi). MiMi measures housing activity on a national scale, state-by-state, and provides relative data for the top 100 metro areas in the nation …