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The Single-Family Rental Surge

With skyrocketing home prices, insufficient housing inventory, and crippling student debt, many potential homebuyers simply don’t have the means to save up for a downpayment on a home. For many, that leaves rental as the only option, and a pair ...

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Low-Income Rental Housing Shortages Happening Nationwide

The nationwide shortage of housing inventory is a daily topic in the industry in 2018, with accelerating home prices combining with inventory shortfalls to make it very difficult for many potential homebuyers to find an actual home to purchase. The ...

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Millennials Spend Nearly $100,000 on Rent by Age 30

Forty-five percent. That’s the percentage of an average millennial’s income that they’ll spend on rent between the ages of 22 and 30, according to a new study by RENTCafé. That definitely sounds like a lot—as does the $92,600 total amount ...

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Single-Family Rents Up Year-Over-Year

CoreLogic has released its latest Single-Family Rent Index (SFRI), with insights into the month of November 2017. As CoreLogic reports, national single-family rent prices were steadily on the upswing between 2010 and 2017, but with year-over-year rent price growth rate ...

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For Single-Family Rentals, Low Vacancy Rates Mean Rent Growth

CoreLogic has released its February U.S. Economic Outlook, with the spotlight this month turning toward the single-family rental market, and specifically the relationship between vacancy rates and rent price growth. As explained by CoreLogic Chief Economist Dr. Frank Nothaft, single-family ...

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Chicago Tops List of Most Affordable Rental Markets

The Windy City is the most affordable rental housing market in the United States, according to a new report by online real estate and management firm HomeUnion. What’s the most expensive rental market? We’ll give you a hint: it’s in ...

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Homeownership Ticks Down in Fourth Quarter

The homeownership rate dropped 0.1 percentage point to 65.2 percent over the fourth quarter 2013. The rate was 0.2 percentage points lower than the rate recorded in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to the Census Bureau.

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Commentary: Looking Forward

In a commentary shared with DSNews.com, Peter Muoio, chief economist for Auction.com Research, revealed the company's predictions for 2014. Muoio says the housing recovery will get its second wind next year, the Federal Reserve's tapering of stimulus measures will extend for a longer period that most analysts are expecting, REO-to-rental will cool off, and the Canadian housing bubble will come closer to bursting.

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Housing Momentum Stalled by Cautious Consumers

According to Fannie Mae's November National Housing Survey, positive momentum in the housing market has slowed as Americans remain cautious about their personal finances and the overall state of the economy. Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed believe the economy is on the wrong track. Within the next year, 22 percent expect their personal finances to worsen and only 45 percent expect home prices to increase.

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