Items Tagged with 'Housing Market'

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Housing's new normal: Low interest rates, shifting demand, coming wave of new homebuyers

CoreLogic's Frank Nothaft on how housing is changing
Speaking before a packed house gathered Wednesday on the 7th floor of the Newseum in Washington, D.C., CoreLogic’s chief economist, Frank Nothaft, told the crowd of housing insiders that anyone waiting for any dramatic shifts in housing, interest rates, or otherwise is likely to be left waiting.
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Looking to buy a home? Now is not the time

Housing affordability keeps homeownership out of reach
Fall is bringing with it new highs in home prices, crushing potential buyers' hopes for relief from the affordability crisis. While sellers continue to benefit with the rising prices, buyers are not so lucky. Even with interest rates near all-time lows, would-be buyers may struggle to enter the market.
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A perfect storm in Silicon Valley

How the Bay Area’s insane job market creates an unsustainable and even crazier housing situation
The Silicon Valley area added 385,000 jobs between 2010 and 2015, but only issued building permits for 58,000 units in that same time frame, creating an unsustainable housing marker that shuts out all but the richest buyers. What, if anything, can be done to cool off skyrocketing home prices?
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Best and worst housing markets for raising a family

WalletHub study looks at crime rates and family incomes
Deciding where to move your family can be difficult, especially when battling the market’s affordability crisis. By comparing the city’s crime rate, median income and other factors to determine the best and worst markets for families.
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Home sale volume in Texas hits all-time high

Home prices keep going up
Texas home sales and prices may be the only thing rising as fast as the summer temperatures in the Lone Star State. In fact, the Texas Association of Realtors says this quarter demonstrates an all-time high for sales volume in the state.
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