Home rentals growing faster than apartments



Construction of apartments in the multifamily home sector has really taken off over the last decade, but single-family homes were still the fastest-growing type of rental

San Francisco home prices jump $100k in just 3 months



Homeowners in San Francisco might well be rubbing their hands with glee with the news that property prices in the city have skyrocketed upwards once again.

4 demographic trends set to impact real estate in the next decade



The real estate sector is likely to be greatly impacted by a number of demographic trends emerging in the next decade, including more immigrants, an aging population and more internal migration to the south of the country.

Money’s Becoming Expensive with Rising Interest Rates



Investors and homebuyers haven’t had to pay close attention to interest rates for quite some time. But that’s changing. Sure, we’ve been reading that rates are going up

Appraisal Foundation seeks to address labor shortage



The Appraisal Foundation’s Appraiser Qualifications Board is to ease the requirements for individuals to become an appraiser in order to combat labor shortages.

Relief for renters as market returns to more ‘normal’ conditions



Some renters may finally see some financial relief, as growth in rental costs showed signs of slowing down in the first quarter following a period of rapid growth.

Report: Housing affordability crisis growing worse in 2018



Houses are becoming more unaffordable across the country, not just in the coastal markets. According to new data from ATTOM Data Solutions, the median home price was not affordable to the average wage earner in 68 percent

5 hidden factors that can influence the sales price of your home



Most homeowners appreciate that things such as location, crime and neighborhood comps can have a big impact on the price of their home when they come to sell it

Experts say ‘granny flats’ could alleviate housing shortages



Economists specializing in the housing industry say that so-called “granny flats” could go a long way towards alleviating the shortage of affordable housing

Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac to create more affordable housing opportunities



With rising home prices making it increasingly difficult for those with lower incomes to buy, mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are taking it upon themselves to provide more opportunities.

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