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More young families opt to rent instead of buy
News 12 hours ago
More young families opt to rent instead of buy
Source HousingWire

More young families chose to rent instead of buy in the 10-year span from 2006-2016, according to a study by RENTCafé. Likely influenced by rising...

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These are the best and worst markets for first-time homebuyers
News 13 hours ago
These are the best and worst markets for first-time homebuyers
Source HousingWire

WalletHub, a personal finance website, assessed factors like housing affordability, real estate tax rates and property crime rates to de the most...

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Foreclosure filing activity down nationwide
News 14 hours ago
Foreclosure filing activity down nationwide
Source HousingWire

Foreclosures in the first half of 2018 are far below their peak of 1.6 million in 2010, but 40% of local markets showed an uptick in foreclosure...

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Want to save up for a home? Say goodbye to 54% of your income for 6 years
News 14 hours ago
Want to save up for a home? Say goodbye to 54% of your income for 6 years
Source HousingWire

It will take the average U.S. renter over six years to save up for a 20% down payment on a home, according to research from Zillow affiliate...

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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: LA celebrity real estate blogger identity revealed
News 1 day ago
Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: LA celebrity real estate blogger identity revealed
Source HousingWire

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news coming across the HousingWire weekend desk, with more coverage on bigger issues. For years, an...

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Aimco on legal war path, taking on Airbnb in Florida
News 3 days ago
Aimco on legal war path, taking on Airbnb in Florida
Source HousingWire

The Apartment Investment and Management Company scored a win against Airbnb in Florida as the Miami-Dade 11th District Court threw out the short...

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Which city is Texas' hottest multifamily market?
News 3 days ago
Which city is Texas' hottest multifamily market?
Source HousingWire

Texas' multifamily real estate market is strong, but of the four biggest markets in the state one shines brightest by far in terms of sales prices....

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Tennessee's Pinnacle Financial Partners plans multifamily business growth...in Dallas
News 3 days ago
Tennessee's Pinnacle Financial Partners plans multifamily business growth...in Dallas
Source HousingWire

One of Tennessee's largest banks is expanding, but not in its home state. Pinnacle Financial Partners announced recently that it is expanding its...

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NY Times: Lumber tariffs contributing to rising home prices
News 4 days ago
NY Times: Lumber tariffs contributing to rising home prices
Source HousingWire

Last year President Donald Trump imposed anti-subsidy tariffs, averaging 20%, on Canadian softwood lumber imports. Since then, one of the top...

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Experts surprised by Millennial credit scores
News 4 days ago
Experts surprised by Millennial credit scores
Source HousingWire

Millennial credit scores vary significantly from one city to the next, and a deeper dive into the FICO scores shows surprising results in some...

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Ryan rejects Trump’s looming trade war
News 4 days ago
Ryan rejects Trump’s looming trade war
Source HousingWire

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., rejected President Trump’s latest trade policy efforts, warning of the potential harm tariffs could have on the U...

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates moderately increase
News 4 days ago
Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates moderately increase
Source HousingWire

Rising employment and increasing wages led to a slight climb in mortgage rates, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey....

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Beazer Homes buying Atlanta competitor Venture Homes for $65M
News 5 days ago
Beazer Homes buying Atlanta competitor Venture Homes for $65M
Source HousingWire

Beazer Homes is expanding again. Back in December, Beazer, which builds homes in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland...

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Can Millennials confront the looming threat of aging Baby Boomers?
News 5 days ago
Can Millennials confront the looming threat of aging Baby Boomers?
Source HousingWire

The Silent Generation and Baby Boomers are sitting on a whopping $13.5 trillion worth of home inventory, but aging Boomers are expected to trigger...

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CoreLogic and The Columbia Institute to launch appraiser training program
News 5 days ago
CoreLogic and The Columbia Institute to launch appraiser training program
Source HousingWire

CoreLogic and its subsidiary The Columbia Institute are launching an appraiser training program. The impetus behind the program is to bolster the...

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ClosingCorp to integrate CoreLogic Property Tax Estimator
News 5 days ago
ClosingCorp to integrate CoreLogic Property Tax Estimator
Source HousingWire

HousingWire Tech 100 winner ClosingCorp, a residential real estate closing cost data and technology company, is integrating CoreLogic’s Property...

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U.S. inches closer to all-out trade war
News 5 days ago
U.S. inches closer to all-out trade war
Source HousingWire

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced his next step in the growing trade war –  tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports. Now, China will...

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Miami developer betting that unrest in Turkey will boost condo development
News 5 days ago
Miami developer betting that unrest in Turkey will boost condo development
Source HousingWire

Miami developer Bekir Okan is betting that unrest in Turkey will catalyze the construction of his Okan Tower in Miami. According to the Wall Street...

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MBA: Mortgage applications reverse course in July, increase
News 5 days ago
MBA: Mortgage applications reverse course in July, increase
Source HousingWire

Mortgage applications increased 2.5% from last week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey...

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This MSA is leading in real estate appreciation
News 6 days ago
This MSA is leading in real estate appreciation
Source HousingWire

This week, the second quarter 2018 VeroFORECAST report is being released. The report, which analyzes data from 354 Metropolitan Statistical Areas,...

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Could Trump’s Supreme Court nominee mean the end of the CFPB?
News 6 days ago
Could Trump’s Supreme Court nominee mean the end of the CFPB?
Source HousingWire

President Donald Trump announced Monday night his pick for the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice – a move that could be an end to the Consumer...

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The StoneHill Group expands services in tightening mortgage lending space
News 6 days ago
The StoneHill Group expands services in tightening mortgage lending space
Source HousingWire

The StoneHill Group wants to help more mortgage companies, banks and credit unions operate with greater cost-efficiency as the lending space gets...

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First American economist: Millennial mortgage market is
News 6 days ago
First American economist: Millennial mortgage market is "far from dead"
Source HousingWire

Although homeownership rates remain close to half-century lows, a large percentage of Millennials are still determined to actualize the American...

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S&P banks index sees best day since March
News 1 week ago
S&P banks index sees best day since March
Source HousingWire

The Dow Jones and S&P 500 each posted significant gains on Monday as investors prepare for the big banks to report their second quarter earnings...

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Wells Fargo offering down payment grants to boost homeownership in Kansas City area
News 1 week ago
Wells Fargo offering down payment grants to boost homeownership in Kansas City area
Source HousingWire

Prospective homebuyers in the Kansas City area will have the chance to get a $15,000 down payment grant from Wells Fargo, as the bank announced...

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Progress Residential bags $1 billion to boost single-family rental business
News 1 week ago
Progress Residential bags $1 billion to boost single-family rental business
Source HousingWire

Progress Residential, one of the nation’s largest operators of single-family rental homes, is planning a significant expansion of its platform...

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Progress Residential bags $1B to boost single-family rental business
News 1 week ago
Progress Residential bags $1B to boost single-family rental business
Source HousingWire

Progress Residential, one of the nation’s largest operators of single-family rental homes, is planning a significant expansion of its platform...

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Americans’ confidence in housing reaching a plateau
News 1 week ago
Americans’ confidence in housing reaching a plateau
Source HousingWire

Americans are growing less confident in housing, and experts wonder if, after years of climbing, their confidence is hitting a plateau. Fannie Mae...

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Trammell Crow Residential returning to South Florida after years away
News 1 week ago
Trammell Crow Residential returning to South Florida after years away
Source HousingWire

Trammell Crow Residential, a national multifamily real estate developer, is returning to the South Florida market with a new development after...

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Freddie Mac: ACIS loss coverage reaches $10 billion
News 1 week ago
Freddie Mac: ACIS loss coverage reaches $10 billion
Source HousingWire

Freddie Mac announced on Friday that it has obtained a new insurance policy under its Agency Credit Insurance Structure, which will provide a...

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