Foreign Buyers and Immigration Expected to Drive Future Demand for U.S. Housing



U.S. real estate markets are increasingly becoming international, and changing demographics brought forth by immigration and growing interest from foreign buyers are positioned to bolster home sales activity and prices

Four Factors Driving The Housing Recovery Today



Last week, The Wall Street Journal published a detailed report on the current state of housing in the US, noting that existing home sales rose by just 0.6% in April, compared to the month before. This statistic seems unremarkable, yet it understates just how solid things are looking at the moment.

Housing Scorecard Shows We’re On The Right Track



Despite the obvious gradual improvements seen in housing markets across the US, the overall recovery remains extremely “fragile”, according to a new report. The April Housing Scorecard notes some significant progress in the main indicators of the real estate market, but warns that there is still much to be done.

National Multi Housing Council Predicts Strong Apartment Demand for 2013



There are currently around 250,000 apartments being built annually, but the National Multi Housing Council thinks these numbers could rise substantially. It is anticipating that this demand will rise to at least 300,000 new apartments annually, and will possibly reach as high as 400,000.

IEAOR Installation of New Board Members



The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), through its Inland Empire Chapter, Association of Realtist (IEAOR) has been empowered with its recent installation of its 2012 incoming board of directors.

Housing’s Fundamentals Call For Positive Outlook With Extreme Caution



While the recent news about housing has taken on a more positive tone, and a number of housing related stocks are going up, the basic fundamentals of the U.S. housing market are trending in a more dubious direction…

Owning Is Cheaper Than Renting, So Why Aren’t More People Buying?



The cost of owning a home is now at its lowest point for 15 years, and is often less expensive than renting. A recent survey for the Wall Street Journal found it was more expensive to rent than buy a median priced property in 12 metro areas, even when taking into account taxes and insurance. […]

South Carolina Real Estate and the Reality of It All



You don’t have to be a real estate tycoon or even a University business professor to understand the real estate industry and the job market walk hand in hand. When all else is said and done, without new and good paying jobs, no economic recovery is possible. University of South Carolina Professor William Harrison points the way to recovery, if no one else is willing.

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