Zillow says housing affordability concerns will grow in 2019



The housing market is slowing as 2018 comes to an end, but home shoppers looking for a more affordable buying environment in 2019 might be disappointed. Next year, Zillow expects mortgage rates to continue to rise, putting a pinch on affordability, particularly in already expensive markets. Some buyers may be pushed back toward the rental […]

Experts forecast more economic growth in 2019, but a recession may not be far away



U.S. economists are increasingly optimistic about the year ahead, with many of them forecasting further growth throughout 2019. Steven Rick, director and chief economist of CUNA Mutual Group, recently told HousingWire that he expects to see “above average” economic growth in 2019, though it might not be as strong as in 2018. The economy could […]