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In a typical year, the spring housing market is hotter than the other part of the year, meaning more homes are bought and sold during the period of mid-January (when the spring home buying market begins) through June, but not by much.
In many parts of the country, home prices have been soaring. According to the National Association of Realtors, the median existing-home price…
The cost of goods across industries is rising, leading to broader concerns about inflation and whether people will struggle to purchase the items they could afford in the past. But there are financial moves consumers can make to hedge against inflation. One of those strategies is to invest in real estate, especially when mortgage rates […]
If for-sale signs in front yards were creatures, they would have the life span of fruit flies. Among homes sold in March 2021, 83% had been on the market for…
Many would-be homeowners, particularly first-timer buyers, have met with frustration during the pandemic because of a low number of homes for sale and consistently rising prices.
After a full year of working and schooling from home—and with many employers considering whether to continue remote work arrangements even after the pandemic is under control—living space is at a premium.
A year ago, we were in a very different place: The COVID-19 pandemic was just beginning, but the real estate market had been running hot. With interest rates and housing inventory near historic lows, most areas of the country were in a solid seller’s market, and most homeowners were enjoying watching their home values appreciate, with their home equity growing (in some locations) by leaps and bounds.
Horizon Bank turned highest fourth-quarter profit in its 144-year history, earning record net income of $21.9 million in the last three months of 2020.
For decades, metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. have invested in high-density housing—building more apartment buildings, condos, and other multi-unit complexes.
Despite decades of record-setting home sales, owning a home has become increasingly difficult for the average worker. Mortgage interest rates are historically low, yet hourly earnings have failed to keep pace with rising housing costs
Investment in single-family homes has been on the decline for several decades. However, migration shifts and urban density concerns brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic could reverse this trend in the future.
As residents of some cities are being priced out of their own neighborhoods, property values in other cities have hardly changed.
The mass transition to remote work during COVID-19 is reinforcing a trend that has been gaining momentum in recent years—namely, many people fleeing expensive cities in favor of more affordable locations.
The demand for manufactured housing has fluctuated over time, often coinciding with changes in borrowing requirements for mortgage applicants.
How far might home sales fall? And how long might transactions remain depressed? As with most questions about the coronavirus crisis, the answers hinge on the duration and the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak.