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The Changing Demographics of Homebuyers

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Over the last few decades, women have found the independence and buying power to lead the homebuying charge as homebuyer demographics see a rapid change.

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The Two Factors Impeding Home Affordability

What are the two factors that are making homes more unaffordable for homebuyers despite a rising demand? Click through to learn the answer.

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Freddie Mac Forecasts Housing Conditions Through 2019

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Freddie Mac has released its latest Outlook, breaking down the state of the housing market in April 2018 and examining where things are likely to head over the next few years. The Outlook forecasts continual gradual growth through Q4 2019, ...

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Construction Starts Surged in March

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The construction sector sped ahead in March to reach the highest level recorded in the past six months. Where did residential construction stand in the mix?

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The Week Ahead: Checking in With Existing-Home Sales

On Monday at 10 a.m. ET, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) will release its monthly Existing-Home Sales report. As opposed to new home sales, the Existing-Home Sales report tracks the number of previously constructed homes, condos, and co-ops where ...

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Housing Optimism Resilient to Storms

A growing percentage of Americans, especially those in the West, view housing as a good investment despite recent natural disasters.

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Single-Family Rentals Over the Past Decade

After the financial crisis hobbled the housing industry back in 2008, the number of rented abodes skyrocketed. Today, that number continues to climb, as more people opt—for one reason or another—to live the leasing lifestyle, according to the Terner Center ...

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Debt and Regret Among Some Homebuyers

Purchasing a home is unquestionably one of the biggest expenditures most consumers will make in a lifetime. It’s exciting, it’s nerve-wracking, it’s fraught with decisions. And when you finally find the “perfect” space to call your own, it’s also nearly ...

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Examining Housing Inequality

It has been five decades since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law, one week after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of the anniversary, Trulia partnered with the National Fair Housing Alliance ...

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For More Affordable Homes, Move to the Middle

The Midwest is home to the most affordable housing markets in the United States, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. The Realtors Affordability Distribution Curve and Score examines the affordability of current housing inventory at various income ...

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