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Fewer Renters Planning to Buy a Home

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Amid heightened concern for housing affordability and overall rental satisfaction, renting has become increasingly favored among some segments of the population in the United States. Among renters, 67 percent say they believe renting is currently more affordable than owning a ...

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Single-Family Rental Lease Retention Strengthens as Rents Rise

The latest single-family rental research from Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC shows the rental market following familiar trends in the closing months of 2017, with more renters choosing to renew their expiring leases and delinquency rates holding steady. Morningstar’s Single-Family Rental ...

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How Many Home Shoppers Are Renters?

It seems renters may finally be setting their sights on homeownership, if a new analysis released on Thursday rings true. In the first quarter of this year, the share of home shoppers who were either non-homeowners or renters rose noticeably over recent years. But what could it mean for investors and lenders? And will the uptick continue?

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Renter, Homebuyer Monthly Costs Largely Even

The average American renter can now purchase a home more expensive than the nation’s median home value, while keeping their monthly housing budget the same. This was true in 37 out of 50 markets analyzed. The current national median rent is $1,416 per month—just enough to handle the monthly costs of a property valued at $289,505, including property taxes, maintenance, and insurance payments.

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