Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
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Affected counties can be found from Washington to Massachusetts
One housing expert says the rate hike can spur home value declines in coastal markets like Seattle and San Francisco
Some lenders feel more secure when affluent relatives co-sign
Broader access to housing credit sought
NAHB endorses President Obama?s housing finance policy.
Americans have shown continued interest in buying and owning homes. The demand for new homes is real. We need to keep focused on removing obstacles to homeownership. The new QM, when it emerges, should not impede the market further.
NAHB: House, Senate deadlocked on tax extension proposals
The Senate on July 25 narrowly approved a Democratic proposal to extend the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts through 2013. A week later, the Republican-led House passed competing tax extension legislation. The votes essentially leave Congress deadlocked on this issue.
Donovan says tools are there to restore housing at NAHB speech
McIlwain, Urban Land Institute, Atlantic, 3 steps, housing recovery
With the housing market in a lethargic recovery, John K. McIlwain of the Urban Land Institute offers three ways to help revive the market.
student debt, housing recovery, rising, Bloomberg
A new report from Bloomberg indicates that first-time homebuyers are having difficulty securing loans thanks to student loan debt totals nearing $1 trillion.