First-time Buyers, Single Women Gain Traction in NAR’s 2016 Buyer and Seller Survey by Media Contact: Adam DeSanctis

WASHINGTON (October 31, 2016) — The quickening pace of home sales over the past year included a small rebound from two key segments of buyers who have been missing in action in recent years: first-time buyers and single women. This is according to the National Assn of Realtors annual Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, which … More First-time Buyers, Single Women Gain Traction in NAR’s 2016 Buyer and Seller Survey by Media Contact: Adam DeSanctis

Treasury: Here’s What Housing Reform Should Look Like by K. Baer

“Whether they are aware of it or not, some of the most momentous decisions American families make are shaped by how the housing finance system serves them,” said U.S. Department of the Treasury Counselor Antonio Weiss and Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy Karen Dynan in a recent commentary. But how is Treasury currently helping to … More Treasury: Here’s What Housing Reform Should Look Like by K. Baer

Look out housing, Millennials are about to take over It’s just a matter of time, according to new First American data by Kelsey Ramirez

Millennials haven’t taken over the housing market yet, but it’s only a matter of time before they do. Many Millennials have not moved into homeownership due to a number of factors, including a preference for urban living and a high student debt burden. However, now first First American created a chart that shows Millennials have a higher percentage of … More Look out housing, Millennials are about to take over It’s just a matter of time, according to new First American data by Kelsey Ramirez

MBA: Mortgage applications reverse course, drop Posts meager decline by Brena Swanson

Coming off of the previous report’s meager increase, mortgage applications posted a slightly bigger decline, according to the latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association for the week ending Oct. 21. The survey recorded that applications decreased 4.1% from one week earlier. However, it’s important to note that the previous week’s report … More MBA: Mortgage applications reverse course, drop Posts meager decline by Brena Swanson

These SFR Markets Have A Sweet Surprise by Kendall Baer

RealtyTrac identified the right combination of markets that are the best for high rental yields with low vacancy rates. These 22 markets were identified out of the 473 U.S. counties analyzed in the report by limiting the list to only counties with an investment property vacancy rate below 3.0 percent (the average across all 473 counties … More These SFR Markets Have A Sweet Surprise by Kendall Baer