Homeownership is the primary contributor to wealth building for Black households and continues to hold promise for building multigenerational wealth and housing stability for households of color. However, wealth is not accruing equitably to Black homeowners due to a long history of structural barriers and added costs. Households with little to no wealth are far…

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MBA Newslinks August 24, 2020 Ahead of this morning’s S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes, a report from First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., said low mortgage rates, tight supply and demographic demand will continue to drive home price appreciation well into autumn. “Mortgage rates are even lower (below 3% for the first time…

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Michael Tucker August 24, 2020 Zillow, Seattle, said sellers expanded their advantage in July as market forces continued to work in their favor. Buyers outnumbered sellers and snapped up homes at a record pace last month, Zillow reported. “This spring’s housing soft patch is receding in the rearview mirror as we get a clear picture…

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