Items Tagged with 'Harvard University'

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  • Youngest homeowners deemed most likely to remodel

    Tend to turn to savings instead of equity
    A new Bankrate survey shows youngest homeowners are the most prone to making home improvements in the near future. About 52% of homeowners planning a project over the next year indicate they want to work on their home's exterior. See how the ages break down.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Why immigrants are crucial to the housing market

    The driving force behind 40% of housing demand, and growing
    Despite all the media attention focused on Hispanic immigrants, the fastest-growing group of immigrants is actually Asians and, more specifically, Indians. Indians as well as Chinese-Americans are also more likely to own than rent.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Striking a balance

    Housing policy should strive to be all-inclusive
    As the housing market recovers from its worst downturn since the Great Depression, the time is right to re-assess the role of homeownership in American society. How did we go off-track? What must we do better? What are the crucial elements of sustainable homeownership?
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  • A Bright Spot in Harvard Housing Study

    A study released by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University continues to paint a bleak housing market picture.  However, although The State of the Nations's Housing 2011 report highlights a "Rocky Road to Recovery," it also points to a potential bright spot for the senior housing market.   The study points to many of the same concerns of other recent housing reports.  Home vacancy rates remain high, the number of vacant homes held off the market continues to climb, new construction is at a virtual stand still, new home sales continue to set new lows and
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