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“Builders are responding to higher mortgage rates and are chasing rising rents, with fewer homebuyers and more renters being forced to renew their leases.” — NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun
Seattle scored extremely well for the local job market and had good marks on quality of life and desirability.
The release of the monthly survey from the National Association of Home Builders comes as the Biden Administration unveiled a housing-supply action plan that aims to boost the supply of affordable apartments and new homes.
The Tax Foundation’s 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index ranked Washington 15th on its list. Wyoming was No. 1 and New Jersey was last.
The rate of Hispanic homeownership is steadily increasing, new data from The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals shows. With 8.8 million Hispanic-owned households, more than 48% of Latinos now own homes, reflecting a continual rise since 2014.
The grant will be used for the upcoming Housing Issues Briefing for elected officials and policymakers.
Realogy Holdings Corp. is officially rebranding as Anywhere Real Estate Inc. According to a press release, the company expects to implement the rebrand by end of second quarter 2022.
Zillow 3D Home tours, which offer interactive, 360-degree views of listings, will now appear on Redfin automatically — with no additional steps required from agents.
When a quaint home in Conestoga, Pennsylvania, hit the market recently, the listing went viral. Illustrated in the style of Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” the walls are colored with vibrant, swirling hues.
Despite a slow start to the spring homebuying season, prospective buyers are showing some resiliency in the face of higher mortgage rates, as seen by two weeks in a row of increasing loan applications.