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Census reports on rental vacancy rates

The Census Bureau released its quarterly report on home ownership and occupancy. It showed that the rental housing vacancy rate fell from 6.9 percent...

Infographic: The changing American dream

Homeownership peaked at 69% in 2004, then fell for years thereafter before rebounding in 2020 to 66%. Fundamentals are set to change the business...
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Losing Millennials

Millennials are sometimes seen as the “forever renter” generation. Their high levels of student loan debt, their late age for getting married and starting...
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Renters rising across America

It’s official. The percentage of renters rose across all 50 of the nation’s largest cities between 2006 and 2016 according to real estate website...

Banks must get serious about technology to capitalize on potential home equity boom, J.D....

With the number of American consumers expected to take out a home equity line of credit (HELOC) projected to double to 10 million over...

Wind at our back

The new tax system, which was reformed for the first time in 32 years in December, strips away some of the long-standing benefits that...

Where rents still rise

A report on the 2017 national rental market, released by RENTCafe shows that rent increases in large cities (with a population of 600,000 or...

Beyond the apartment

American Homes 4 Rent, a five-year-old real estate investment trust and the biggest of the publicly traded landlords by number of homes, is buying...

How the homeownership crunch cost the U.S. $300 billion last year

The reasons for the shift in housing patterns are numerous, ranging from the demographic (delayed marriage) to the financial (fast rising home prices). Of...

Will young adults make or break the housing industry?

The Great Recession was felt acutely across the American population but perhaps more so for our youth. While the unemployment rate for those over...

Where do we go from here?

In March of 2012, Jim Cramer, former hedge fund manager, and host of CNBC's Mad Money, warned his audience that it was time to...

A reasonable proposal

Much has been made of the recent proposal by the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform to modify the current, virtually unlimited mortgage...

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