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Piketty’s Folly: Wrong on inequality, wronger on homeownership

Turns out housing the best way to build wealth
Trey Garrison
Homeownership, as it turns out, is doing a better job at building generational wealth than most anything else. It's almost as if there’s a flaw in popular socialist economic theory.
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Fannie Mae: Consumers think it’s easier than ever to get a mortgage

Optimism boosted by strong employment levels
Brena Swanson
Consumer optimism about the economy is falling right in line with the upcoming spring home-buying season, as new Fannie Mae survey results show how strongly people now feel about housing.
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What forces are driving millennials home?

4 charts explain the situation of young workers
Brena Swanson
Millennials are slow to enter homeownership, opting lately to go with the cheaper option of living with their parents. A new study attempts to answer what forces might be driving millennials home.
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Homeownership hits 20-year low in 4Q14

Level buoyed by delinquencies
Homeownership in the fourth quarter hit a 20-year low. Here's what's happening.
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Zillow: Will owners of low-end homes start moving up?

Homeowners finally in a position to sell
Brena Swanson
Homeowners at the bottom of the housing tier emerged from 2014 in a stronger position than in previous years, potentially opening the door for the whole market to start shifting up in housing.
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Fitch: 6 predictions for housing in 2015

Rates will rise; mortgage volume will decline
Ben Lane
We may be two weeks into 2015, but that doesn’t mean we’re out of the range of predictions for the year. Analysts from Fitch Ratings weighed in with their predictions for 2015 in their Global Housing and Mortgage Outlook, and there’s good news and bad news.
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Fannie Mae explains 6 ways to push borrowers to refi

Time is running out
Brena Swanson
The FHFA continues to drill into homeowners that the Home Affordable Refinance Program and the Home Affordable Modification Program are not scams. To help push borrowers along, Robert Koller, director of credit risk management with Fannie Mae, gave six quick facts that could make all the difference to getting people to refinance.
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Zillow: The rent is too damn high

Chances are you can't afford it
Brena Swanson
For years, the political party The Rent is Too Damn High has worked to show that the rent in New York City is too high. Turns out they were right, and for a lot more places than just the Big Apple.
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10 reasons why people don’t get a mortgage

It’s not just because of finances
Brena Swanson
While there is still a widespread preference for homeownership in America, 35% of households still rent, and of them, 20% report no intentions to buy. Here’s why.
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Census Bureau: Homeownership continues to drop

Northeast, South rental vacancy rates drop
Brena Swanson
The national vacancy rate hovered around 7.4% for rental housing and 1.8% for homeowner housing, barely moving from the second quarter’s results.
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