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Affordability is a Relative Concept—Boston Tops U.S. Migration Destinations in the Third Quarter

Affordability is a Relative Concept—Boston Tops U.S. Migration Destinations in the Third Quarter

Boston passed the less expensive inland metro areas that typically dominate the list of top migration destinations, but it’s still an affordable option...
Four Bay Area cities rank in top 20 out of 100 for worst affordability

Four Bay Area cities rank in top 20 out of 100 for worst affordability

One million dollar tear-downs. Bidding wars. House hunts that last for years. Life in the Bay Area real estate market has long been...
Housing could see affordability boost in fall: Black Knight

Housing could see affordability boost in fall: Black Knight

While home affordability reached a 32-month high in September, it could continue to increase in the fall months, according to Black Knight's Mortgage...
America’s housing affordability nearly rises to a 3-year high in September – HousingWire

America’s housing affordability nearly rises to a 3-year high in September – HousingWire

Housing affordability has been trending below historical averages since 2012, even falling to a 10-year low in the summer of 2018.This general lack...
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Miami’s housing affordability crisis poses a dire threat to its future

Miami-Dade's housing affordability crisis is so dire, it now poses as much of a threat to the region as sea level rise, according...
Strong Affordability Bodes Well for 2019

Strong Affordability Bodes Well for 2019

Black Knight’s September Mortgage Monitor Report revealed that it now requires 20.7% of the national median income to make monthly principal and interest...
Over half of renters blame student debt for delay in buying a home – HousingWire

Even high-earners are feeling the pinch after housing affordability declines – HousingWire

In the second quarter of 2019, the median price of a single-family home in the U.S climbed to a record high, reaching $266,000....
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MBA backs House bill to support home shortage and affordability hurdles

As the affordable housing crisis comes to a head, the Mortgage Bankers Association put up opposition to the "not in my backyard" mindset...
Housing affordability spiked during spring home buying season – HousingWire

Housing affordability spiked during spring home buying season – HousingWire

In July, home prices rose 0.5%, declining 3.8% year over year, according to First American’s Real House Price Index.According to First American’s data, unadjusted house prices sit 7.4% above the...
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The Week Ahead: Home Values and Affordability

On Tuesday, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) will release its latest Housing Price Index for July 2019, a measure of nationwide home...

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Average U.S. rent declines for first time in 2 years – HousingWire

Average U.S. rent declines for first time in 2 years – HousingWire

America’s rental prices declined in September, as RentCafé indicates the nation’s average rent fell by $1 – the first decrease since 2017.Although September’s month-over-month decrease may...
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Director of Operations Joins Fintech Startup LenderClose

Andrew Deiganan Des Moines fintech startup company LenderClose has welcomed Andrew Deignan as Director of Operations. Deignan will manage the Operations and Vendor Relationships...
Presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduces bill to end homelessness – HousingWire

Presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduces bill to end homelessness – HousingWire

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Democratic presidential nominee, introduced a bill in the Senate Wednesday that seeks to end homelessness in the U.S.S. 2613...
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Are Homeowners Prepared for Climate Change?

Commentary from the Harvard Business Review says the growing threat of fires, floods, droughts, and climate change could change how homes are built...
Camille Grammer Leases Out House in Malibu – Variety

Camille Grammer Leases Out House in Malibu – Variety

Just a few months after she completed a quick, comprehensive and no-doubt costly overhaul, Camille Grammer-Meyer has put a beachfront residence along one...

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