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Finding Opportunities in Miami’s Multifamily Market
...many would-be first-time homebuyers and those who lost their homes during the housing market collapse of 2008. At the same time, more people across the age and income spectrum—from Millennials......

Black households can afford just 25% of homes for sale
...based on the median incomes of white and black households and average mortgage rates of 3.35% in 2012 and 4.54% in 2018. The real estate firm assumed homebuyers make a 20% down payment, though......

How Much Public Transit Adds to Home Values
...communities more desirable places to live, work, and raise a family,” said NAR 2019 First Vice President Charlie Oppler. He spoke at a joint press conference Monday alongside N......

Citibank Fined $30M for Slow Foreclosure Processes
...from potential buyers. OCC is accusing Citibank of holding onto hundreds of foreclosures for longer than the maximum five-year allowance. “The OCC found the bank engaged in repeated violations......

Top 7 Markets for Investors
...study notes. Realtor.com®’s rankings factor in the number of investment home sales in the 100 largest metro areas. The following markets topped their......

Experts: Don’t Blame Housing If Recession Hits
...in the real estate sector. In fact, it’s the opposite: The housing market has gotten a boost this fall, with more robust existing-home sales and an uptick in new-home construction. Buyers......

Could the stock market crash of '29 happen today?
...and Exchange Commission didn't exist during the laissez-faire 1920s. Nor did FDIC deposit insurance or government oversight of the banking system as it exists today. Bank failures proliferated......

How The US Can Avoid A Self-Fulfilling Recession
...value, coupled with low capital ratios among U.S. banks. Today’s housing market is nowhere near the grossly overvalued days of the 2008 downturn, nor are lenders undercapitalized. Some people......

Do Rising Risks Mean Recession Ahead?
...housing has moved back into positive territory in recent months on lower mortgage rates and higher affordability. Similarly, the declines earlier in this cycle were based on rising fears—of......

The Biggest Housing Boom In History Has Just Begun
...homes was bought to flip! This Craziness Blew Up in 2008 The housing market melted down in 2008, and the average home lost over a quarter of its value. Flippers went bankrupt when they got......

Refinance rates move up for Monday
...Trend Index. Want to see where rates are right now? See local mortgage rates. Average mortgage rates Last week Last updated October 11, 2019. Methodology: The rates you see above are......