NAHB: Multifamily will start leveling off this year

LAS VEGAS – Feb. 20, 2019 – While multifamily housing starts in 2018 came very close to the sector’s 2015 peak, production levels are expected to moderate somewhat in 2019 and stabilize in a range considered normal, according to industry experts at a press...

Survey: Renters want to buy – many just can’t afford it

WASHINGTON – Jan. 14, 2019 – Homeowners and non-homeowners both strongly consider homeownership part of the American Dream, according to new consumer survey data from the National Association of Realtors®(NAR). Among those polled, approximately 75 percent of...

Rent vs. buy? FAU sees it still moving closer to ‘rent’

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Dec. 5, 2018 – U.S. metropolitan residential real estate markets are peaking and some cities are in another pricing bubble, according to the latest national index produced by Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and Florida International University...

Investors showing interest in Opendoor and Offerpad homes

SAN FRANCISCO – Nov. 29, 2018 – About one in 10 homes sold so far in 2018 by the nation’s two leading iBuyers – Opendoor and Offerpad – were purchased by institutional investor entities buying at least 10 homes, according to a new ATTOM Data Solutions analysis....

Florida’s 2018 profile of international real estate activity

ORLANDO, Fla. – Oct. 22, 2018 – Florida Realtors® has released its latest report on the state’s foreign buyer and seller transactions, the 2018 Profile of International Residential Real Estate Activity. The one year-report – from August 2017 through July 2018 –...

Freddie survey: Renters think homeownership costs more

WASHINGTON – Oct. 19, 2018 – Research released by Freddie Mac Multifamily finds that a large and growing segment of renters continue to believe renting is a more affordable option than owning, even as many of those same renters are feeling the squeeze of rising...