Economics

Half of the consumers who responded to a quarterly NAR survey in Q1 2016 said that home prices had increased in the last year. By Q1 2017, that share rose to 60 percent.

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According to Zillow, 20 percent of the nation’s non-rural population have both low income and live a half mile or more away from a fresh food source. In some cities, such as Birmingham, Ala., and Memphis,…

The supply of available homes in Orlando has dropped to 2.48 months’ supply, down 19.3 percent from last year. The low inventory, along with a strong economy and job market, caused a 40 percent increase in…

Though mortgage rates are at their lowest level since November, buyers don’t seem to be taking full advantage.

CNBC reports that the total mortgage applications dropped 1.…

The market’s supply woes have continued as housing starts dropped 6.8 percent last month.

HousingWire reports that housing experts are disappointed with the activity…

Buyers belonging to Generation X are a bit more affluent than people in other generations. According to a new study from NAR’s Economists’ Outlook blog, in 2016 Gen Xers had the highest…

Employers in Southern California are struggling with luring the best and brightest workers to the area in part because of high housing costs.

According to Business Insider…

Though a majority of Baby Boomers prefer to remodel their homes and age in place, at some point a big wave of homes will be put on the market.

CityLab reports that housing…

To get a home in the Bay Area, buyers need to act quickly and pony up the big bucks.

Through a recent report from Redfin, HousingWire notes that San Jose, San Francisco,…

Big banks have less of a hold on the residential construction industry than they once had.

According to NAHB analysis of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) data…

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