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  • Home seller profits hit new high as people are staying in their homes longer than ever Jan. 23rd 2020
    A recent report from ATTOM Data Solutions stated that both homeownership tenure and home seller profits simultaneously hit new highs. The post Home seller profits hit new high as people are staying in their homes longer than ever appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Single-family rent continues rising Jan. 22nd 2020
    Single-family rent prices increased 3% year over year in November 2019, according to CoreLogic’s Single-Family Rent Index. The post Single-family rent continues rising appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Good news: More evidence that first-time homebuyers are ready to buy Jan. 22nd 2020
    TransUnion recently reported that there will be a flood of first-time homebuyers in the market over the course of the next three years. Now, it looks like that flood may be ready to start, but the news isn't all good. The post Good news: More evidence that first-time homebuyers are ready to buy appeared first on HousingWire.

  • U.S. existing-home sales rise 3.6% in December Jan. 22nd 2020
    U.S. existing-home sales reversed course in December, rising 3.6% from the previous month’s pace, according to the National Association of Realtors. The post U.S. existing-home sales rise 3.6% in December appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Housing’s busy season arrives early this year Jan. 22nd 2020
    The traditional February pickup in new-home traffic is watched by economists as an early gauge for overall housing demand. This year is different. This content is for HW+ members. Join today! Already a member? log in The post Housing’s busy season arrives early this year appeared first on HousingWire.

  • U.S. home prices rise 4.9% from November 2018 Jan. 22nd 2020
    Home prices increased in November, rising only 0.2% from the previous month’s revised pace, but up 4.9% from 2018, according to the latest monthly House Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The post U.S. home prices rise 4.9% from November 2018 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Fannie Mae's Duncan: Low mortgage rates will boost prices Jan. 21st 2020
    Fannie Mae raised its forecast for 2020 home-price gains, saying low mortgage rates and a strong labor market will pump up demand for properties. The post Fannie Mae's Duncan: Low mortgage rates will boost prices appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Wait, how many homes need to be built to fix this massive housing shortage? Jan. 21st 2020
    According to realtor.com, there will be sales declines not because of weak demand for homes, but largely due to a shortage of supply. The post Wait, how many homes need to be built to fix this massive housing shortage? appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Venture capital fund backed by housing’s biggest companies plans massive climate change investment Jan. 21st 2020
    Venture capital firm Fifth Wall, which is backed by some of the biggest companies in housing, is launching a $200 million investment fund that will will be used to help the real estate industry reduce its carbon footprint. The post Venture capital fund backed by housing’s biggest companies plans massive climate change investment appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Home prices climb 6.9% in December Jan. 21st 2020
    In December, home sale-prices climbed 6.9% year-over-year, rising to a median of $312,500 across 217 housing markets, according to new data from Redfin. The post Home prices climb 6.9% in December appeared first on HousingWire.