This is how Amazon HQ2 is impacting surrounding housing markets

It’s no secret that Amazon’s presence has the ability to make or break a housing market, so it should come as no surprise that metros surrounding its upcoming HQ2 location are now thriving. If you want to purchase a home in Arlington or Alexandria, Virginia, which are the two … Continue readingThis is how Amazon HQ2 is impacting surrounding housing markets

Urban Institute: Gap slowly closing for Hispanic homeownership

A recent study by Urban Institute shows that only two U.S. cities have successfully closed the gap between Hispanic and non-Hispanic white ownership. In order to analyze the disparity, Urban Institute studied the 100 U.S. cities with the largest number of Hispanic households. Here’s what … Continue readingUrban Institute: Gap slowly closing for Hispanic homeownership

Mortgage borrowers will be just fine when the economy slows

An economic slowdown has been widely forecasted, and this brings into question its inevitable impact on the housing market. But while a slowing economy typically causes a rise in mortgage delinquencies, Capital Economics predicts the impact will be minimal, as most borrowers should have no … Continue readingMortgage borrowers will be just fine when the economy slows

Americans want more affordable housing, just not in their neighborhoods

As housing affordability continues to be a national concern, several states have introduced zoning legislation that aims to tackle the issue. But a new survey from Redfin indicates that more than half of the nation’s homebuyers and sellers claim to oppose the building of dense … Continue readingAmericans want more affordable housing, just not in their neighborhoods