Items Tagged with 'Housing 2016'


  • OwnAmerica CEO: What the single-family rental market looks like under Trump Administration

    What can Ben Carson do for housing?
    The housing market thrives on optimism, which is what the market is getting so far under President-elect Donald Trump, at least that’s what OwnAmerica CEO Greg Rand said. Taking into account that Ben Carson is now slated to lead HUD, Rand explains what positive areas he sees ahead for housing.
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  • predicts these 5 housing trends for 2017

    Millennials, home prices, interest rates
    The housing market is on the edge of 2017. A quick look back on 2016 shows a year filled with thoughts on Millennial homeownership, low interest rates and drastically low inventory. What changes do you think next year will bring for housing?
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  • Will interest rates price Millennials out of the housing market before they can even jump in?

    Interest rates rise after the election
    Millennials, which usually fall into the first-time homebuyer pool, are predicted to start moving into the housing market soon as they opt out of renting. Unfortunately, this new forecast report explained that the election changed a lot of the rosy picture original predicted for first-time homebuyers in 2017.
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  • Here are 5 bold predictions for housing in 2017

    Plus, a bonus
    Next year is less than two months away, and the holidays are likely to fly by. Giving his predictions for next year, Joe Melendez, CEO of ValueInsured, forecasts that 2017 could be a wild ride. "One thing I do feel certain about is that those who are most adaptive to change and innovation – those wanting to move beyond points, rates and the typical upgrade offers – will succeed in 2017."
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  • What's in store for housing in 2017?

    The National Association of Realtors answers, gives forecast for next year
    Low housing inventory levels plagued the market last year, and it's still not over. So will next year bring better news or more houses on the market? The National Association of Realtors gave its forecast for next year at the 2016 Realtors Conference & Expo. The forecast, while not likely to solve all the shortage problems, is still positive.
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  • Buying a house in the spring? Here’s how to save your credit score through the holidays

    The holidays are right around the corner
    There’s not much time left before the malls are flooded with busy holiday shoppers. And although this may still seem far off, when the possibility of securing a home in the spring is on the line, the time to plan is now. Here’s how consumers can ensure they don’t destroy their credit score right before the busiest home-buying season.
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  • Five things we learned from the 2016 home-buying season

    And what it all means for 2017
    [EXPERT COMMENTARY] With vacations over and the holidays coming fast, home buying is beginning to slow down. So, given all of the predictions for 2016, let’s review the better part of the 2016 home-buying season and see what we’ve learned, with an eye toward 2017.
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  • On the rebound: Get ready for the 2018 surge of homebuyers

    Here's what MLOs and Realtors need to keep in mind
    'Rebound' might not be a good thing when referring to a dating situation, but it's not a bad thing at all when we're talking about housing. In fact, there are a lot of people 'on the rebound' that mortgage loan officers and their Realtor partners should be courting. Approximately 1.5-million consumers are eligible to buy homes in 2018. Ready?
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  • Here's what the spring housing market will look like this year

    Trulia Chief Economist: Expect this
    While spring homebuying might have started early this year, as famous Punxsutawney Phil confirmed without a shadow of a doubt at the beginning of February, this doesn’t mean you’re quite ready to add the title of homeowner to your name. To help in your deliberation, HousingWire talked to Ralph McLaughlin, chief economist with Trulia, to compile a list of five factors that define this year’s housing market.
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