What to expect at HousingWire’s Spring Summit

The focus of the Summit is The Year-Round Purchase Market. Record low rates led to a banner year for mortgage lenders in 2020, and this year is expected to be just as incredible.

Conquering the Mortgage Lender’s Dilemmas

This webinar provides a roadmap for creating a sophisticated, digital-first cost improvement strategy to maximize profits by reducing high processing environments.

HW's 2021 Spring Summit

We’ve gathered four of the top housing economists to speak at our virtual summit, a new event designed for HW+ members that’s focused on The Year-Round Purchase Market.

We need higher mortgage rates to cool the housing market

2020-2024 will have the best housing market demographics and the lowest mortgage rates ever recorded, which could accelerate real home prices too quickly.

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The missing piece to the housing market puzzle

Homeowners aren't going anywhere in 2020

The housing market in 2019 surprised nearly everyone and was unexpectedly strong. The housing market benefitted from solid, Millennial-driven, first-time homebuyer demand, surprisingly another year of low mortgage rates and continued economic growth that pushed household income higher. Consequently, potential homebuyers saw their house-buying power surge in 2019. Their challenge? Finding something to buy and, in some markets, finding something affordable to buy. 

Nationally, house-buying power-adjusted home prices remain well below the 2006 housing boom peak, but national averages mask the wide differences geographically. Affordability became a mounting concern in many expensive coastal markets, like San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Washington D.C. The missing piece to a balanced market puzzle? Supply.

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