Housing affordability

August 17, 2020 4:29 PM
As inventory dropped to an all-time low in July, borrowers hunted for houses further and further from city centers, causing price spikes in rural markets, according to Redfin.
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August 12, 2020 4:03 PM
A survey conducted throughout the second quarter found knowledge gaps based on race and income.
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August 3, 2020 12:46 PM
Record-low interest rates allowed homebuyers to purchase $32,000 more house for the same monthly payment compared to last July, boosting affordability to the highest level since 2016.
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August 3, 2020 9:16 AM
With low inventory and coronavirus limiting accessibility, nearly half of shoppers made offers sight-unseen in June, according to Redfin.
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November 26, 2019 2:14 PM
Among the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, home prices hibernate and offer consumers the best time to buy a house, according to Attom Data Solutions.
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PMI
November 26, 2019 1:18 PM
Private mortgage insurance now has almost matched the government's Federal Housing Administration program in market share, having gained approximately eight percentage points in the past five years, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods found.
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Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose more than forecast in September from a year earlier, indicating property values are stabilizing as housing demand picks up.
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Buyers snapped up new homes over the past two months at the fastest pace in more than 12 years, adding to signs of sturdy housing demand amid lower prices and borrowing costs.
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By Jim Weiker
November 25, 2019 8:10 AM
Home sales fell in the state's most expensive market of Columbus in October while climbing in more affordable parts of the state.
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November 22, 2019 3:06 PM
With unemployment still hovering close to all-time lows, the already limited supply of housing is getting bought up faster and lifting rent and home prices around the country, according to Zillow.
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