Why US Real Estate Has Prospered During COVID

Real Estate Has Prospered

  It is safe to say that the majority of financial markets experienced unparalleled levels of turbulence in 2020. A global pandemic caused a sharp worldwide economic contraction, leaving a spate of global markets decimated—in many cases, both demand and supply were severely affected. The devastation has been nowhere as apparent as it has been…

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Buying Is Cheaper Than Renting In More Cities

Buying Is Cheaper

Sizeable increases in home prices and low inventory won’t be enough to drive buyers away just yet. Buyers are likely to continue to hunt for homes due to low-interest rates that have driven affordability to the point where buying is cheaper than renting in more cities across the nation, according to a realtor.com study. The company compared…

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The Number of Hispanic Households Will Skyrocket by 2040. How Can the Housing Industry Support Their Needs?

Hispanic Households

Urban Institute, Feb. 25, 2021–Laurie Goodman, Jun ZhuHispanic households will account for 70 percent of net new homeowners between 2020 and 2040. Despite the many barriers to homeownership they face, they are the only racial/ethnic group that will experience an increased homeownership rate over that period. The authors outline three ways lenders and policymakers can…

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