Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Home price and wage divergence raise alarms

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Home price and wage divergence raise alarms

Plus the endgame for two billion-dollar R&W settlements?

The 15 hottest markets for homebuyers and sellers this spring

California dominates list

Changes in FHA multifamily lending requirements squeeze lenders, owners

Pressure trickles down into rent increases in affordable units
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Here are the hottest neighborhoods for 2015

This year it’s all about affordability
Brena Swanson
This year, buyers are finally shifting away from urban and expensive homes. Instead, it’s all about affordability, and this new list from Redfin found the best of both worlds — the most affordable and convenient neighborhoods for 2015.
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Here’s how the top 5 housing markets look going into 2015

Buyers wait on the sidelines
Brena Swanson
The top five housing markets weighed in on how they fared at the end of 2014. This list includes exactly where each market stands for the new year. Preview: Expect pent up demand.
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Here’s where all the millennials are going

Generation Y flocks to the capital
Brena Swanson
This year is forecasted to be the year that millennials finally break into housing, and what better place than the nation’s capital?
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Here’s the status update for the top 5 housing markets

1 out of 4 reports improvement
Brena Swanson
While they are the top 5 housing markets, they are struggling like the rest of the economy as a lack of buyer urgency, driven by weak confidence in economic conditions and an unwillingness to pay current prices, dominate real estate agents' concerns.
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Here’s how the top 5 housing markets look for fall homebuying

Future not too promising
Brena Swanson
The housing market is hesitantly moving into the fall homebuying season, and so far the results don't look too promising. These top 5 markets illustrate just where housing is going.
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Here are the 14 most outrageously expensive neighborhoods for renters

Markets where you'll spend more than half your income on living
Brena Swanson
Owning a home is becoming more affordable, while renting is becoming more expensive than ever, especially in these 14 neighborhoods.
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D.C.’s housing market stuck in neutral

Buyers show no eagerness
Brena Swanson
America’s own capital is struggling to kick its housing market into high gear, staying relatively flat. And buyers are showing no eagerness to jump into the market.
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Black Knight: How far have home prices traveled?

California overtakes top 10 biggest moving metros
Brena Swanson
Home prices continue their upward trajectory and are up 7.6% from last year, with no signs of slowing down.
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Top 5 cities where safety is not a question

Number one shouldn't be a shocker
Brena Swanson
Given our recent list of the top 10 most dangerous suburbs, now might be a good time to note which cities are pouring the most money into safety. One city recorded 30 fire personnel for every 10,000 residents.
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Top 13 cities for freshly minted millennials

Where should you live?
Brena Swanson
Many millennials are topping off the final days of their college educations and entering the beginning stages of their career. So where are they choosing to live, or better yet, where should they live?
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