Trump’s latest trade tariffs on China could drive up home prices, experts warn



President Donald Trump’s administration this week imposed another round of trade tariffs worth some $200 billion on Chinese goods, and now homebuilders say they’re worried

HUD could see $8.8 billion slashed from its budget under Trump proposal



The Department of Housing and Urban Development is facing budget cuts that could impact, and even force it to close some of its programs. President Donal Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2019 budget would cut the HUD’s funding by $8.8 billion,

Detroit Great Again? It Really Could Be



When I first read the news of commercial real estate company ICONIC Real Estate opening up its headquarters in the Ford Building in downtown Detroit, I checked the date of the release. Then I realized what a golden opportunity for investors Detroit might soon become.

President Trump, Dodd-Frank, Fannie and Freddie



President Trump gives orders for the change he wants but the U.S. Congress has a multitude of views on what needs to be done and ultimately controls the financial purse strings

President Trump vows to increase American home ownership



President Donald Trump has pledged to strengthen America’s middle class by eliminating some of the rules and regulations, and cutting certain taxes that he believes are preventing them from buying their homes.

Trump says no to FHA mortgage insurance cuts



President Donald Trump is suspending a plan to reduce Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance premiums that was set to take effect on Jan. 27.

How a Trump Presidency Affects the Luxury Real Estate Market



As we approach Inauguration Day, many Americans are wondering what a Trump presidency will mean for their lives and their families. When it comes to real estate, having Donald in the White House might be a good thing.

Why Trump will have a positive impact on real estate



U.S. infrastructure is falling apart, and President-elect Donald Trump has made it one of his top priorities to put it right.

2016 in the Rearview and 2017 in the Headlights



The latter part of 2016 saw the Federal Reserve slightly raise interest rates that brought 30 year mortgage rates up to slightly above 4.3 percent following 9 weeks of consecutive increases (source: Freddie Mac). 2016 began the year with the same mortgages averaging 3.87 percent.

President Trump’s policies could cause housing costs to rise, Zillow warns



President-elect Donald Trump’s new policies will likely have both positive and negative effects on the housing market, according to new analysis by Zillow Group. In its newly published predictions for 2017, Zillow says that recent trends will reverse course as the housing market’s economic recovery enters a new stage. Renting will become more affordable, more […]

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