Prices for single and multifamily housing keep going up in Southern California. Take a look at some of the factors driving the increases.
theMReport.com How Could Mortgage Rate Upswings Impact Housing?
Freddie Mac has released its February Insight report , which “looks into the effects of higher mortgage rates on home buyers, homeowners wishing to refinance, mortgage lenders, home builders and real estate agents.” For this latest Insight report, Freddie Mac economists have looked at how rising mortgage interest rates could impact the housing market, as well as what ripples past increases have caused To begin, Freddie’s…
How Tech Is Impacting Housing
Zillow economists combine their data with Census data to produce new insights Once in a while we like to share cool research we come across, especially on topics we hear come up often such as housing. It seems cities and small towns alike are facing housing affordability and shortage issues these days We thought this work by Zillow economists, working with data produced by their own search engine and home values database in combination on Census data covering in-and-out flows of jobs ,…
How the Economy Is Impacting Housing
Experts sounded optimistic at a recent industry event, with wages and home prices expected to become more closely aligned.
Student Debt: How it Impacts Housing
Having student loan debt doesn’t deny your approval for a mortgage loan right off the bat, but it can definitely be one of the factors that can make or break your application. According to The Wall...
How Will Autonomous Cars Impact Housing?
NAHB Chief Economist examines how single and multifamily housing are going to change with the advent of self-driving cars.
How Will Rising Mortgage Rates Impact Housing?
Bloomberg Intelligence's Yelena Shulyatyeva discusses how the rise in U.S. mortgage rates impacts housing. She speaks with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
How Could Mortgage Rate Upswings Impact Housing?
Freddie Mac has released its February Insight report, which “looks into the effects of higher mortgage rates on home buyers, homeowners wishing to refinance,
How a Tariff Reversal Can Impact Housing
As a possible recession looms, the White House is weighing its options as to how best to protect the U.S. economy. How could this change, as well as other recent economic developments, impact the housing market?
[chart] MBA: How will oil concerns impact housing?
As concerns over falling oil prices start to plague housing, the Mortgage Bankers Association’s latest chart of the week examined the 2015 trend in employment in several states reliant on oil production to help put in perspective the potential impact to the housing market.
How The Aging US Population Impacts Housing
Aging baby boomers are now changing the way we consider retirement, and the resulting impact on the US population and housing market will be substantial.
How the FHA insurance-premium cut will impact housing
Ahead of a speech on the topic by President Barack Obama, here are five questions, and answers, on the Federal Housing Administration’s decision to cut annual mortgage insurance premiums.
Here’s how oil’s drop could impact housing construction
Tumbling oil prices have led Moody’s Investors Service to lower its pricing assumptions for the two benchmark crude oils, and to provide a look at how a sustained period of lower oil prices would affect construction.
How Does the Fair Housing Act Affect Your HOA
The U.S. Justice Department states that the Fair Housing Act applies to “individuals, corporations, associations, and others involved in the provision of housing and residential lending, including property owners, housing managers, homeowners and condominium associations, lenders, real estate agents, and brokerage services.” HOAs fall under the umbrella of the Fair Housing Act and should take
How will the shutdown impact Section 8 housing?
The Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority issued a statement on Thursday, letting tenants and landlords know what to expect if the U.S. government shutdown extends into March.
How Impact Investing Can Sustain the Affordable Housing Industry
by Flynann Janisse, executive director, Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation Affordable housing means more than living comfortably on a given salary. It also stands for empowerment, encouragement, and independence. Affordable housing embodies the culture of our industry, core values that were established to support the livelihood of all people regardless of their economic status. The service-enriched …
What Went Wrong With The Amazon HQ Deal?
Sam Bacharach considers the actions of the players in the Amazon deal in New York City in the light of pragmatic leadership.
50,000 jobs the prize as South Florida makes Top 20 for new Amazon HQ
Miami region is one of the Top 20 sites being considered by Amazon for a second headquarters, the e-commerce giant said Thursday. The bid included eight sites in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
How A Lack of Inventory Impacts the Housing Market
The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest points in years. The market will continue to strengthen in 2018.
The 20 Cheapest Cities to Live and Work (Unless Amazon Puts Its HQ There)
The most affordable U.S. cities to live and work in might not be the ones you expect.