Economics



Features
June 22, 2016

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University released The State of the Nation's Housing report for 2016.

U.S. Birth Rate Falls in 2015

Photo: Peter van der Sluijs/Wikimedia Commons.

News
June 08, 2016

Trend coincided with the housing market downturn in 2007.

Study: Middle Class Shrinking Across Majority of U.S. Metros

Houses in Albany, N.Y., a city that has seen a five percent drop in middel-class adults from 2000 to 2014 (60.1 percent to 55.1 percent, according to Pew Research). Photo: UpstateNYer/Wikimedia Commons.

News
May 12, 2016

Pew Research examined 229 metropolitan areas and found the rate of middle-income households fell in 203 of them.

Features

Is this the end of the post-crisis housing market?

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News
January 18, 2016

Economy to grow while improvement in labor market slows

existing-home sales are expected to increase at a moderate pace in 2016
Features
January 15, 2016

Sales are expected to increase in 2016, according to the National Association of Realtors, Moody’s Analytics, and Ellie Mae

Federal Reserve Rates Up, Mortgage Rates Down?

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News
December 23, 2015

Mortgage loan rates have dropped over the last week.

Professional Builder exclusive research: 2016 market forecast survey
Features
December 15, 2015

Survey participants express cautious optimism, hoping for continuing improvement in the home building cycle next year

Best and Worst Places to Have Bought at 2012 Market bottom
News
December 09, 2015

San Jose was the best city to buy or rent in back in 2012, with benefits still felt today

News
December 03, 2015

Fannie Mae’s new HomeReady program is designed to help low and moderate income households enter the housing market

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