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  • Adios coast: Nearly all the top markets are inland Dec. 12th 2019
    Migration away from expensive coastal cities is set to continue in 2020. Strong economies, more jobs and available inventory are expected to drive more people to inland cities in 2020, Realtor.com says. The post Adios coast: Nearly all the top markets are inland appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Borrowers gained nearly $457 billion in home equity in the last year Dec. 12th 2019
    Homeowners with a mortgage – about 64% of all homeowners – saw their equity increase by 5.1%, a total of nearly $457 billion, since the third quarter of last year. The post Borrowers gained nearly $457 billion in home equity in the last year appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Realtors expect these to be the 10 hottest housing markets for the next 3-5 years Dec. 11th 2019
    Here are the 10 housing markets that the National Association of Realtors expects to the hottest in the nation in the next three to five years. The post Realtors expect these to be the 10 hottest housing markets for the next 3-5 years appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Zillow expects the housing market's good times to keep rolling in 2020 Dec. 11th 2019
    The single-family housing market has been busy and bustling in 2019, thanks to lower than expected interest rates throughout much of the year. Zillow expects more of the same in 2020. The post Zillow expects the housing market's good times to keep rolling in 2020 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • This is how inventory declines are impacting Millennial homebuyers Dec. 11th 2019
    In November, Realtor.com indicates housing supply declined by 9.5% year over year, falling the most in the starter-home segment where homes priced below $200,000 decreased by a whopping 16.5%. The post This is how inventory declines are impacting Millennial homebuyers appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Here come the houses? Building permits reach 12-year high in October Dec. 10th 2019
    For a housing market desperately in need of some good news on the inventory front, there may finally be some. New Census Bureau data, analyzed by RealPage, shows that residential building permits hit a 12-year high in October. The post Here come the houses? Building permits reach 12-year high in October appeared first on HousingWire.

  • First-time homebuyers are making a comeback Dec. 10th 2019
    First-time homebuyers are making a comeback this year as they made up 39% of all buyers in the single-family housing market during the third quarter. The post First-time homebuyers are making a comeback appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Fannie Mae: Consumers' attitude about the housing market improved in November Dec. 09th 2019
    Although the nation’s homebuying confidence strengthened in November, Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index indicates several factors including supply and home price appreciation are weakening growth. The post Fannie Mae: Consumers' attitude about the housing market improved in November appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Redfin: Real estate bidding wars continue to hover at 10-year low Dec. 09th 2019
    As the year approaches an end, a report from Redfin indicates America’s real estate bidding wars are easing as several factors including tightening supply continue to depress competition. The post Redfin: Real estate bidding wars continue to hover at 10-year low appeared first on HousingWire.

  • The median age of homebuyers is now 47. How did that happen? Dec. 06th 2019
    Despite recent data that younger generations are beginning to buy houses, on the whole, those same generations are waiting far longer than their parents did to buy their first house. But just how much longer are people waiting to a buy house than they used to? Quite a long time, as it turns out. The post The median age of homebuyers is now 47. How did that happen? appeared first on HousingWire.