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Beyond the headlines: Builder sentiment record high

Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner digs deeper into last week's economic announcements on retail sales, consumer sentiment, building permits and more.
Tags: Video, Opinion, Data, Analysis, Radio, Wildfires, Columns, Retail Sales, Windermere Real Estate, Markets & Economy, Select, Matthew Gardner, Building Permits, Consumer Sentiment, COVID-19, Lumber Prices


Average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity this year

But the gains are not expected to last as effects of the coronavirus pandemic begin to show on the housing market, according to a new CoreLogic report released Monday.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Predictive Analytics, CoreLogic, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Frank Martell, CoreLogic Home Equity Report


Fires haven’t extinguished buyer activity in the Bay Area

Compass' latest Bay Area market analysis shows strong buyer activity despite recent wildfires, with listings under contract declining only 3 percent.
Tags: San Francisco, Radio, Compass, Bay Area, Luxury Real Estate, The Bay Area, California Fires, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Median Home Price, California Real Estate, Home Price Appreciation, Median Home Sales Price


Redfin: Homes are selling like hot cakes in swing counties

According to Redfin's latest market analysis, the home sales pace is growing fastest in swing counties as urban homebuyers migrate to suburban locales.
Tags: Politics, Radio, Redfin, Red States, Blue States, Markets & Economy, Select, 2020 Election, Home Price Growth, Swing States, Daryl Fairweather, Home Sales Pace


Builder confidence reaches historic all-time high in September

The National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo Housing Market Index jumped 5 points to 83 in September, an all-time high for the index since the series began in 1985.
Tags: Data, Radio, National Association of Home Builders, Markets & Economy, Robert Dietz, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB, Suburban Boom, Homebuilder Confidence, Lumber Price, Wells Fargo Housing Market Index


With virtual learning, rents in college towns are falling fast

Two million more college-age Americans are living with their parents or grandparents instead of renting, according to new data from Zillow released Thursday.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Zillow, Predictive Analytics, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Cheryl Young


Annual home price growth blasts to highest level since 2014

According to Redfin's latest report, booming buyer demand caused by low interest rates and continuing inventory shortages are responsible for the climb.
Tags: New York City, Radio, Memphis, Redfin, Tulsa, Markets & Economy, Select, Median Home Price, Home Price Growth, Taylor Marr


The majority of young adults now live at home with their parents

For the first time since the Great Depression, the majority of young adults are living with their parents, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.
Tags: Parents, Data, Analysis, Radio, Millennials, Pew Research Center, Great Depression, U.S. Census Bureau, Gen Z, Markets & Economy, Select, Renters, Millennial Homebuyers, The Pew Research Center, Coronavirus, Racial Gaps


Single-family home construction increased from last month

While housings starts, permits and completions all declined from July, Thursday provided some good news for an inventory-starved industry.
Tags: Radio, Industry News, Markets & Economy


House flipping rates decline while profit margins rise across the U.S.

Although house flipping rates declined during the second quarter of 2020, the gross profit on the typical home flip in the U.S. increased to $67,902 from $63,000 the previous quarter.
Tags: New York, Boston, San Francisco, Data, Analysis, Radio, San Diego, San Jose, Salt Lake City, Fort Collins, Denver, Chattanooga, Jacksonville, Durham, Toledo, Salisbury


These 10 housing markets are poised for serious trouble

A new study by GoBankingRates looks at the top U.S. cities most likely to see a poor housing market in the near future.
Tags: Texas, California, Recession, Analysis, Radio, Jackson, Foreclosure, Redwood City, San Mateo, Markets & Economy, GOBankingRates, Housing Markets, Coronavirus


Keller Williams president: ‘50% of your database is in jeopardy’

Josh Team shared exclusive insight from Google that shows why there's so much market share up for grabs right now and how agents can take advantage.
Tags: Google, Facebook, Radio, Industry News, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Virtual Tour, Josh Team, COVID-19


Mortgage applications decline

The volume of mortgage applications declined 2.5 percent for the week ending Sept. 11, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's weekly survey.
Tags: Data, Analysis, Radio, Mortgage, Mortgage Bankers Association, VA loans, Markets & Economy, FHA loans, 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate, Joel Kan, Mortgage Loan Application, Jumbo Mortgage Loans, Mortgage Refinance, Refinance Applications, 15-year FRM, Adjustable Rate Mortgage Loan


Gary Keller: ‘We’re going to have a year or two of tough’

The Keller Williams CEO and co-founder outlined the two stages of "what's next" for the housing market during a virtual company conference.
Tags: Real Estate, Recession, Housing Market, Radio, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, Jay Papasan, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Home Prices, COVID-19


The pandemic impact: Buyers want more space, less density

Redfin's chief economist and AirDNA's CEO discuss the trends they're seeing in the housing market at Inman Connect Now.
Tags: Buyers, Housing Market, Radio, Market, Sellers, Redfin, Markets & Economy, Select, Home Prices, Home Sales, Airdna, Short-term Rental, Darryl Fairweather, Scott Shatford, Connect Now


Realogy chief: Entire homebuying experience won’t go digital

Ryan Schneider said this week that digital real estate experiences are becoming more common, but in general people also still want to physically experience properties before buying them.
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, Analysis, Radio, Industry News, Realogy, Markets & Economy, Select, Pandemic, Ryan Schneider, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Pandemic, Inman Connect Now, Connect Now


12 up-and-coming, mid-sized metros

Mid-sized cities across the country are looking attractive as people try to avoid congested cities and seek out more affordable markets amidst an uncertain economic climate.
Tags: New York City, Lifestyle, Data, Analysis, Radio, Nature, Portland, Modesto, Syracuse, Zillow, Colorado Springs, Ogden Utah, Spokane, Boise, Lancaster, Huntsville


Beyond the headlines: Revisiting mortgage forbearance

Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner takes another look at mortgage forbearance, explaining the latest data and insights in light of some recent headlines.
Tags: Video, Opinion, Data, Analysis, Radio, Columns, Windermere Real Estate, Markets & Economy, Select, Matthew Gardner, Forbearance, COVID-19, Mortgage Forbearance, Mortgage Delinquency, COVID-19 Forbearance Actions, Forbearance Expirations


Mortgages in forbearance drop again, but that trend could reverse

As Congress continues to be at a standstill in passing a second stimulus bill to support Americans who have become unemployed as a result of the pandemic, it's likely forbearance rates could increase in upcoming weeks.
Tags: Congress, Data, Analysis, Radio, Mortgage, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Mortgage Bankers Association, Markets & Economy, Ginnie Mae, Unemployment Rates, PLS, Mike Fratantoni, COVID-19 pandemic, Mortgage Forbearance, Forbearance Program


Luxury real estate is ‘outpacing the broader market’ in some areas

Eric Balog, CEO of luxury-oriented Leverage Global Partners, says the high-end market has thrived in recent months, but that the pandemic will have a "lasting impact" on consumer preference.
Tags: Real Estate, Interviews, Radio, Luxury, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Pandemic, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Pandemic, Luxury Lens, Eric Balog, Leverage Global Partners, leverageRE


Is housing demand finally cooling down?

Data from realtor.com showed a slight week-over-week change in housing demand and new listing declines.
Tags: Fall, Housing Market, Radio, Inventory, Markets & Economy, Select, Realtor.com, Housing Demand, Danielle Hale, Housing Prices, New Listings


US bank repossessions reach new low while foreclosure rates tick up

U.S. bank repossessions dropped by 6 percent in August to a total of 2,035 properties foreclosed on by lenders while foreclosure filings rose by 11 percent.
Tags: Florida, Texas, Mississippi, Maryland, California, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Data, Indiana, Chicago, Radio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Iowa, New Jersey


As mortgage rates drop, loan applications rise 2.9%

The market composite index, which measures mortgage loan application volume, increased by 2.9 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis.
Tags: Data, Analysis, Radio, Labor Day, Mortgage, LTV, Mortgage Bankers Association, VA loans, Markets & Economy, Select, FHA loans, Mortgage Applications, 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate, Joel Kan, Jumbo Loan, USDA home loans


Fall is the new spring in real estate

Low mortgage rates, high buyer demand and shrinking inventory have pushed the housing market's busy season forward through at least the end of the year.
Tags: Radio, Agent, Mortgage Rates, Inventory, Glenn Phillips, Markets & Economy, Select, Home Prices, Home Sales, First-Time Homebuyers, Altos Research, Ally Home, Brian Rubenstein, Mike Simonsen, Homebuyer Demand, Andrea Geller


Remote work trend could create 2 million new buyers: Zillow

A study by Zillow found that about 2 million renters could afford monthly payments on a typical starter home in the U.S., but not in their current metro.
Tags: San Francisco, Remote Work, Housing Market, Radio, Zillow, Rentals, Markets & Economy, Select, Renters, Jeff Tucker


Remote work trend could create 2M new buyers: Zillow

A study by Zillow found that about 2 million renters could afford monthly payments on a typical starter home in the U.S., but not in their current metro.
Tags: San Francisco, Remote Work, Housing Market, Radio, Zillow, Rentals, Markets & Economy, Select, Renters, Jeff Tucker


FHA homeowners have the most to lose during economic upheaval

Three chief economists share how FHA homeowners have been disproportionately impacted by 2020's coronavirus-induced unemployment boom and what it means for next year's market.
Tags: Radio, FHA, National Association of Realtors, Mortgage Bankers Association, Home Values, Markets & Economy, Select, Home Prices, Foreclosures, FHA loans, Bryan Greene, Mike Fratantoni, NAR director of creative and marketing strategy, FHA buyers, Low-income Homebuyers, Low-income Homeowners


Real estate sector adds 23K jobs

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent in August, according to new data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Tags: Jobs, Economy, Radio, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Jobs Report, BLS, Markets & Economy, Real Estate Jobs


Real estate sector adds 23,000 jobs

The US unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent in August, according to new data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Tags: Jobs, US, Economy, Radio, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Jobs Report, BLS, Markets & Economy, Real Estate Jobs


Looking for a better deal? Consider the condo

Although price appreciation is outpacing affordability gains in the single-family sector, deals can be found with condos and co-ops, economists told Inman.
Tags: Co-op, New York City, Radio, Manhattan, Redfin, Markets & Economy, Realtor.com, Condo, Danielle Hale, Warburg Realty