May 26, 2017

The Top 10 Careers for First-Time Home Buyers

Although home prices continue to rise, one degree stands above the rest as being the best for those who wish to buy at home closer to […]
May 25, 2017

Mortgage Delinquencies Hit 8-Year High In April

The delinquency rate on first-lien mortgages (30 days or more past due) stood at 4.08% as of the end of April – an increase of 12.93% […]
May 25, 2017

First-Time Homebuyers Deterred by Misconceptions

The lack of knowledge around the home purchase process was cited by 39% of mortgage executives as the leading barrier keeping potential first-time buyers from entering […]
May 23, 2017

Household Debt Hits New Record

Household debt is topping its 2008 peak prior to the housing crash. Total household debt has risen to $12.73 trillion in the first quarter, the Federal […]
May 22, 2017

Switching Gears: Builders Turn to Starter Homes to Lure Millennials

First-time buyers are rushing to buy homes after a decade on the sidelines, promising to kick a housing market already flush with luxury sales into higher […]
May 19, 2017

American Households Spend 53% of Its Income On These Expenses

If there’s one fairly steady theme over the past couple of decades, it’s that consumers are saving less of their income and their household budgets are […]
May 18, 2017

Consumer Housing Optimism Rebounds in April

Many consumers grew more optimistic about the housing in April, rebounding from March’s dip in confidence, according to the Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index.  The index increased 2.2 percentage […]
May 17, 2017

Majority of Homes Priced Below Pre-Recession Peak

While many reports show that home prices in many markets surpassed their previous peak, Trulia’s new study shows this is just the average, and more homes than […]
May 16, 2017

Millions of Homes Still ‘Seriously Underwater’

Since the housing recovery began a few years ago, millions of homeowners have gotten their heads back above water due to rising home prices.  That said, […]