Baby Boomers: Who Needs to Downsize?
Thu, 23 May 2019 12:10:56 GMT
A growing number of baby boomers are choosing not to downsize in retirement. Instead, they’re opting to remain in the homes where they raised their children, USA Today reports.
Home Sales To Increase Despite Latest Dip
Wed, 22 May 2019 12:21:57 GMT
In the midst of spring selling season, existing-home sales posted a drop for the second consecutive month. But N.A.R.'s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun is confident that plenty of signs—like low mortgage rates, a growing job market and wages.
Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest Survey
Wed, 22 May 2019 12:21:22 GMT
The seasonally adjusted Purchase Index decreased 2 percent while the Refinance Index increased 8 percent from the previous week.
Millennial Homebuyers: A Ripple Instead of A Wave?
Wed, 22 May 2019 12:20:50 GMT
The housing market has been in a bit of a slump, and a number of industry players are banking on a coming wave of Millennial homebuyers to prop it back up.
Many Remodelers Are Now Creating ADUs
Wed, 22 May 2019 12:20:08 GMT
The National Association of Home Builders reports that one-fifth of remodelers undertook projects that created an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) by converting an existing space over the past 12 months.
Why Not Lift Tarrifs on Canadian Lumber?
Wed, 22 May 2019 12:19:37 GMT
After President Donald Trump announced at the National Association of Realtors convention on Friday that he was lifting aluminum and steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico, the National Association of Home Builders asked: What about lumber?