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Will Rising Mortgage Rates and Home Prices Slow Housing Demand?

Single and multifamily construction starts dropped to the lowest pace since August 2020, which could mean the market will soon reach a turning poin

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Home Prices, Pending Sales, and Sale-to-List Price Ratio Advance

Housing marketing data for the four-week period ending March 7 reflect a market filled with high demand as median home prices jumped, inventory dro

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Prospective Buyer Savings Significantly Lower Than Average Down Payment

Down payments are one of the biggest barriers to homeownership, and recent research found 75% of current prospective buyers have saved much less th


NAHB Research Finds 40.1 Million Households Cannot Afford $175,000 Home

The National Association of Home Builders’ housing affordability pyramid for 2021 shows the highest priced home households can afford based on thei


Mortgage Rates Exceed 3%, Dropping Refinance Demand

Rates jumped to 3.26% for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages, shrinking the share of borrowers who could benefit from refinancing.


How Might an Uptick in Mortgage Rates Affect Housing?

For the first time since July 2020, mortgages rates have surpassed 3%, but that’s not likely enough to put an end to strong housing demand, says LG


First-Time Buyers Are Choosing Conventional Over FHA Financing

An increasing number of first-time buyers opted for conventional, conforming loans rather than FHA-insured mortgages in January.

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Home Prices Jumped Double-Digits in December, Highest Pace Since 2013

Despite being known as the slowest month for the housing market, December home prices advanced 10.4% from 2019 to 2020.


Higher Fees, Interest Rates, and Mortgage Rejections for Black, Hispanic Buyers

Despite having similar financial situations, Black and Hispanic homebuyers are more likely to be denied mortgages compared to White buyers, accordi

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Home Values Increase Up to 9% Year-Over-Year Nationwide

Zillow’s January market report shows steady growth for home values, shortened listing time, and a strong year for home sales.

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