Millennials fleeing the nest at much faster rate, bodes well for housing demand.



Fannie Mae says that young adults are finally beginning to flee the nest in their droves, with the number of those who’re moving out from their parent’s homes growing fast.

Redfin Housing Demand Index Dips from January’s Record High



The Redfin Housing Demand Index decreased 8.5 percent from January’s record high, to a seasonally adjusted level of 118 in February, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage.

FED: Household Formation At Lowest Levels Ever Recorded In U.S.



According to Federal Reserve economists, the rate of new household formation has plummeted to it’s lowest level since records began being kept at the end of WWII. Down some 59% from the historical trend, we are seeing around 550,000 new households formed each year, as opposed to the average of 1.35 million per year through […]

What Happens When The Investors Go?



Investors and all-cash home buyers accounted for about 19% and 30%, respectively, of all sales in March, according to the National Association of Realtors. That represents a significant share of the market, and some analysts are concerned that as home prices rise, investor and all-cash demand will start to shrink.

Are You Investing In A Local Housing Market That Would Be Drastically Impacted By The Fiscal Cliff?



One of the most unique aspects of investing in real estate is the fact that individual local markets can be quickly and significantly impacted for better or worse, by changes in local market conditions. The fiscal cliff represents just such a possibility. Assuming there is no agreement forthcoming for avoiding the “fiscal cliff”, real estate […]

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