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Risky Business

We take a look at credit availability and how that affects default risk. How does current risk compare to the years before the housing bubble emerged and burst?

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Is History Repeating Itself?

Warning signs are flashing in the housing market, says Lakshman Achuthan, COO and Co-Founder of the Economic Cycle Research Institute in New York.

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Helping Americans Keep Their Homes

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced a grant for housing counseling that will help 1 million households find housing, make more informed choices, and keep their current homes. Here’s what the grant entails.

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Delving Into Consumers’ Minds

home prices

A survey gauges consumer expectations for the coming year. While the signals seem mixed for the housing market, we tease through the numbers to get the big picture.

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Hurricane Michael Estimated to Cause $13.4B in Property Damage

Hurricane Michael is expected to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday as a category 3 hurricane, and a new report estimates that over 57,000 homes are currently at serious risk. Read here about how this intensifying storm threatens residents not only with deadly winds and flooding, but also significant property damage.

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Is the Housing Market Prepared for the Next Crisis?

Has the housing market learned its lessons, or will it repeat the same mistakes it did during the last financial crisis? Experts discuss their concerns with the housing market since the boom and subsequent bust, outlining what they think we’ve learned—and what we haven’t.

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