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  • Redfin: Tech IPOs could contribute to wealth inequality in San Francisco's housing market

    Tech IPOs projected to push homeownership further out of reach of residents
    A new wave of tech IPOs are projected to heat up San Francisco’s housing market, but will they push homeownership further out of reach for its residents? Redfin Chief Economist Daryl Fairweather said their presence could ultimately contribute to wealth inequality in the area.
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  • These two catalysts could spark a surge in home equity use

    Here's how low interest rates and a wave of tech IPOs could affect the housing market
    This year, two geysers of pent-up wealth are set to erupt, and the ripple effect just might inspire more homeowners to utilize their home equity. That's the theory proposed by Bloomberg columnist Conor Sen in a recent op-ed, in which he examines the possibility that U.S. homeowners might once again embrace debt and leverage now that memories of the financial crisis are beginning to fade. Will 2019 be the year of equity access?
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