Existing Home Sales Hit Cyclical Low
There’s a good chance that we saw a cyclical low in existing home sales in January. The data in from [...]READ MORE
Mortgage Market Softens Even as Delinquencies Decline
While there has been a rise in the amount of consumer borrowing overall (rising to record-breaking levels), and while use [...]READ MORE
What Do Most Buyers Want in a Home?
There are numerous ways to consider what people want in a home—and where they want to live. One of these [...]READ MORE
Affordable Housing Programs Place Longtime Costs at Feet of Lenders
As more affordable housing is built in any given area, there will naturally be more mortgages to originate and service [...]READ MORE
What is Driving Growth in Rental Prices of Single-Family Homes?
The CoreLogic Single-Family Rent Index released in February assessed the trends in single-family rental pricing over the course of 2018 [...]READ MORE
What Millennials Look for in a Housing Market
Perhaps you’ve noticed that the Millennial generation is a hot topic in the market-oriented press. Many articles have declared that [...]READ MORE
Foreclosure Crisis Preparedness: Learning from 2008
In response to the beginning of the housing crisis in 2007—when it was recognized that the number of homeowners in [...]READ MORE
What Buyers are Looking for in Homes in Today’s Market
What purchasers desire in homes, on a societal scale, is remarkably subject to trend. While there are certain evergreen necessities—kitchen, [...]READ MORE
First Months of the Year Saw a Rise in Home Builder Confidence
On this blog and elsewhere you may have read about the decrease in home construction during the latter portion of [...]READ MORE
Do Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Drive Up Multifamily Rent Prices?
When looking at the relative valuations of housing for purchase and for rent, there is a lot to take into [...]READ MORE
The Arbitration Clause in Real Estate Agreements
In the course of closing on a home or commercial real estate, a lot can come at you all at [...]READ MORE
Staging Tips to Reduce the Likelihood of Turning Off Potential Purchasers
As competition for housing continues to drop (even if not exactly precipitously), home sellers will be well-served to do everything [...]READ MORE