August Construction Starts Fall 9 Percent

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Nonresidential Building Slides Further, While Housing Retreats NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The value of new construction starts in August decreased 9% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $741.9 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.  The August downturn for total construction starts matched the 9% decline reported for […]

LendingTree Study: Places Where Millennials Carry the Most Debt

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LendingTree’s latest study finds student loans make up the biggest share of millennial debt and millennials in San Antonio, Pittsburgh, and Austin shoulder the largest debt burdens CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — LendingTree®, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, today released its study on the places where millennials carry the most debt. The study […]

No Thanks to Housing, Home Purchase Sentiment Edges Up

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) increased in August for the first time since May, edging up 1.5 points to 88.0. The uptick can be attributed to increases in the job- and income-related HPSI components. The net share of Americans who said they are not concerned about losing […]

One In 10 U.S. Properties Seriously Underwater In Q2 2018

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Equity Rich Properties Represent One in Four U.S. Properties; Report Includes Home Equity Breakdown by Zip Code IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q2 2018 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that in the second quarter of 2018, more than […]

Housing Wealth for Homeowners 62+ Reaches $6.8 Trillion in Q1 2018

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WASHINGTON, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Housing wealth for homeowners 62 and older grew to $6.82 trillion in Q1 2018, an increase of $177 billion in senior home equity over Q4 2017, reports the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association today in its quarterly release of the NRMLA/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Market Index. The RMMI rose to 244.73 […]

U.S. Home Equity Lines Of Credit Increase 14 Percent In Q1 2018

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IRVINE, Calif., June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 U.S. Residential Property Loan Origination Report, which shows that more than 1.8 million (1,813,691) loans secured by residential property (1 to 4 units) were originated in Q1 2018, down 5 percent from the previous […]

National Association of Realtors® Infographic: Housing Market Movers – Baby Boomers

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WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In recent years, baby boomers have been active in the housing market, coming in at a close second to millennials as the largest generation of home buyers, while home prices have remained high and inventory conditions tightened. The National Association of Realtors®’ 2018 Profile of Home Buyer and Seller Generational […]

HomeAdvisor Releases New True Cost Report Highlighting Home Improvement Trends

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GOLDEN, Colo., June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, HomeAdvisor released its True Cost Report focused on generational trends in home improvement, the negligible impact of rising interest rates on homeowner decision making, and the growth of home improvement spending. Findings of the report show that 80 percent of homeowners surveyed plan to stay in their existing […]

Global Tiny Homes Market 2018-2022| Rising Number of Retirement Home Parks Drives Growth

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global tiny homes market is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 7% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. A key factor driving the market’s growth is the cost-intensive construction of conventional houses. The demand for tiny homes is mainly driven by the high cost […]