Mortgage rates have declined significantly over the past three years, which should be a positive signal for housing markets. However, the opposite effect is beginning to occur.
This year may prove to be one of the most challenging for some first-time homebuyers. In addition to having fewer assets than current homeowners and a lack of home equity, first time homebuyers also face some unique market conditions.
The real estate industry has been very slow in adopting new standards to deal with the growing effects of climate change, according to a new study published by the Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit research institute and Heitman, a real estate investment firm.
A recently filed class-action lawsuit accuses major U.S. real estate firms of violating anti-trust laws.
As real estate markets across the country continue to soften, analysts are looking ahead to try to determine how the luxury market will pan out for the remainder of 2019.
As housing prices increase, the potential for great returns for investors has grown. In some states, housing prices are reaching level that have not been seen since the financial crisis.
Over the past decade, concerns about gentrification have increased as affluent and educated residents move back into cities.
Today’s young adults are less likely to own homes as compared to Gen Xers and baby boomers at the same age.
A decade ago the housing market crashed. Over the past couple of years, a seller’s market meant home prices soared, bidding wars were the norm, and inventory shortages led to frustration for eager buyers.
Due to tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, home builders across the nation have seen significant price increases in lumber, steel, aluminum, and other housing materials.