Zillow: Home values see only modest growth

Home value growth returned to a steady pace in August after a slowdown in the first half of the year, according to the Zillow’s latest Real Estate Market Report. Quarter-over-quarter growth reached an annualized rate of 3.4%, up from 0.4% in May. The median U.S. home is now worth $229,600, up 4.9% from last August,

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Millennials spur suburban population growth

U.S. suburbs are seeing rapid population growth due to an influx of millennials who’re moving out of the city centers. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Apex, a suburb of Raleigh in North Carolina, is now the fastest-growing suburban area in the country, earning the nickname “Millennial Mayberry” due to the number of young

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Study: Manufactured home values appreciate at similar rates to traditional homes

The prices of manufactured homes, or mobile homes, are appreciating at the same pace as those of traditional homes, which is counter to conventional wisdom, according to a new report.

Home price growth is slowing down in most larger markets

Home-value growth is slowing in almost two-thirds of the nation’s largest housing markets, according to the July Zillow Real Estate Market Report.

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

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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.

Urban population reaches parity with the suburbs

Population growth in urban city centers is rising at the same pace as that of the suburbs for the first time in decades, according to a new report from the Urban Land Institute and RCLCO Real Estate Advisors.

NAR’s Yun warns of summer housing market “test” as sales continue to fall

The National Association of Realtors is reporting that pending home sales have fallen for a fifth consecutive month, and says it’s a sign that this year’s spring buying season hasn’t lived up to the hype.

Home rentals growing faster than apartments

Construction of apartments in the multifamily home sector has really taken off over the last decade, but single-family homes were still the fastest-growing type of rental

New home sales decline for third successive month

New single-family home sales in the U.S. declined for the third successive month in February, due to big declines in the Midwest and West regions of the country.

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