Zillow expects housing market to return to normal in 2024

The U.S. housing market is all set to return to “normal”, as in, how it was prior to the pandemic, by the end of 2024, according to a panel of housing market experts surveyed by Zillow and Pulsenomics. In the most recent Zillow Home Price Expectations survey, Zillow noted that the declining supply of homes

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Fear of debt means millennials aren’t buying homes

Millennials’ concerns over debt have become so significant that they’re one of the main reasons why so many are reluctant to buy their first home. A January survey by Rocket Mortgage shows that almost half of all millennials quizzed that months said they delayed making a decision to buy a home out of the fear

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Investors snapped up record numbers of homes in Q4

Institutional investors in the U.S. are snapping up as many homes as they can possibly find, but even then, it’s not enough, as high demand continues to outpace supply. A report from Redfin shows that investors bought up 18.4% of all homes for sale in the U.S. in the fourth quarter, amounting to a record

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Could 2022 Be Another Record Year For The Dallas Real Estate Market?

The real estate market in Dallas, TX took a big leap in 2021, as median home prices jumped +13.55% over the past year.  The median sale price for the Dallas metro is now $401,330 after hovering between $337K and $350K for the previous 3 years.   Both the current median home price and the total volume

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Rising rents pushing lifelong renters to buy

The pressure of rising rents is pushing more people to consider homeownership, but not because they’re particularly interested in becoming a property owner. Rather, it’s being seen as a way of reducing their living expenses. The Wall Street Journal reported that average monthly rents rose more than 14% year-over-year in December. Some cities, including Austin,

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With inventory still tight, home buyers can’t afford to hesitate

With so few home listings around, prospective home buyers have very little time to make up their minds on whether or not they intend to bid on a house they’ve seen. The reality is that as soon as a listing lands on the market, the race is on. Between July 2020 and June 2021, the

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The Most Important Home Features to Emphasize in a Listing

When selling a home, it’s important to put your best foot forward by emphasizing the most important features. Unless you’ve been in real estate for a while, though, it may be a bit hard to know exactly what features these are. Five of them are outlined below, so have a look and get your house

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Ask Brian: The Good, Bad, and Ugly for Homebuyers Late in 2021

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to [email protected] Question from Dale in OH: Hi Brian, I’m a terrible procrastinator! My finances say that I’ve had the ability to buy my

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June 2021 Signals Indicate Housing Market Easing

Buyer sentiment data shows that potential new homeowners are chilling out about purchasing in this seller’s market.

NAR says America’s housing stock is in a “dire situation”

The National Association of Realtors has called on U.S. policymakers to do more to address the lack of stock in the nation’s housing market, saying that the situation has become “dire” and that “now is the time to act”. The NAR’s report, Housing Is Critical Infrastructure: Social and Economic Benefits of Building More Housing, highlights

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