According to the latest data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) the share of adults planning a home purchase in the next 12 months dropped to 13% in the final quarter of 2022. This is down from 15% in the previous quarter and is not surprising, given that housing affordability worsened during this period, as mortgage interest rates surpassed 7.0% and reached levels not seen in nearly 20 years.
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How the Fed’s Interest Rate Decision Impacts Real Estate
According to a recent articles on usnews.com, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly appeared to signal that the Fed will keep interest rates at their current peak for the foreseeable future. With this news, it is important to understand how this decision impacts real estate. Let’s break down what Daly said and what it means for the real estate market.
Millennial Home Refinance Boom Reaches New Heights
With interest rates dropping, and home values increasing, millennials have taken action and are a driving force in the home refinance market.
2020 Housing Forecast Still on the Rise
Want a peak into the 2020 housing market? An article from CalculatedRiskBlog.com provides a convenient table that combines 2020 housing forecasts from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and NAHB.
Low Interest Rates Will Continue
Debates about the future of our national economy have always involved many different viewpoints and opinions. Economic advisors and experts build their opinions on a variety of factors, and it is interesting to read their diverse projections. One thing they cannot debate is the fact that our nation has had a decade of low interest rates.
Is It Your Time To Become a Real Estate Investor?
Investing in real estate is not the right choice for everyone, and investing in commercial real estate is not the right choice for many. However, it may be the right choice for you. If you have already purchased a home or two, and you have considered investing in residential or commercial real estate, we encourage you to read the following articles:
Make the Move as Easy as Possible
8 Ways to Tell the House You’re Buying Is A Flip
Buying a new home is a time of joy and excitement. Deciding what features you want is often the starting point of the journey to find your perfect next home. Real Estate investors are impacting the market with the process of “flipping” homes; where they purchase, remodel, and then resell properties. This provides new homeowners with higher chances of finding a home that is move-in ready, absent of projects and to do items.