Freddie Mac unveils new program to keep rents affordable for low income families



The mortgage giant said the new Mezzanine Loan

How wildfires are impacting California’s real estate markets



A total of 18 wildfires have spread throughout California this week, scorching an area larger than the city of Los Angeles, officials said on Wednesday

Invitation Homes faces accusations of poor property maintenance and unfair fees



Renters are accusing Invitation Homes Inc., an investment firm that owns the most single-family homes in the U.S., of not properly maintaining their properties.

Impending Baby Boomer sell off could cause housing crash, experts warn



Baby boomers who’re planning on downsizing or leaving the real estate market altogether could send “shock waves” through the industry, according to a couple of new studies. Fannie Mae’s Economic Strategic Research Group said in its report that homeownership demand from younger generations is “insufficient” to replace the void being created by departing older owners. […]

Low inventory and strong job growth continue to drive up rental prices



Single-family home rental prices are still driving upwards, thanks to a combination of low inventories of rental homes and strong job growth across the nation, says a new report from

Zillow analysis highlights affordability gap in the rental market



Rental options for black renters were far fewer than what Asian or white renters could choose from last year. Black renters could afford less than a third of the rentals that white or Asian renters could afford in 2017,

Economists are concerned as millennials delay homeownership



Economists are reportedly worried that millennials are not buying homes on the same timeline as previous generations, the Urban Institute says.

The rise of buying homes “sight-unseen”



While most home buyers will still want to see a property in person before they buy, a growing number are increasingly turning to video call tours for an initial viewing in order to save time and money.

The cost of waterfront living is falling fast



A new Zillow analysis shows that people are paying less of a premium to enjoy living at a waterfront property in the U.S.

Rental prices increase across the U.S. as demand continues to grow



Apartment listing service RentCafe.com has updated its monthly rent report , showing that the national average rent has increased 2.9 percent in June to cross the $1,400 mark.

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