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Homeownership Rates Rise in 2020

Homeownership Rates Rise in 2020

2020 has been quite the year. From COVID-19 to historically high unemployment rates and finally the economic recession. Despite all these challenges, the homeownership rate rose in quarter 2 of 2020. Americans are still confident about buying a home even during the crisis. The U.S. Census Bureau said: “The homeownership rate of 67.9 percent was 3.8 percentage […]

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Will New Homes Be Available to Purchase This Year?

Everyone is looking for signs of economic recovery. Most experts currently believe that the economy will see a full recovery in the third quarter of 2020. They also believe that the housing market will be the factor that brings us out of the recession. Builder confidence may be the spark needed to start the recovery. […]

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What Are the Experts Predicting About Home Prices?

The current economic recession and worldwide pandemic has had a big effect on the nation an its consumers. As a result it is very difficult to forecast and predict consumer behavior and how home prices will be affected. In a normal scenario, this would be determined by a formula. Supply of homes for sale divided […]

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Home Equity is Growing

One of the best things about the 2020 real estate market is that homeowner equity is high. CoreLogic recently released a report that stated that in almost every state there was a year-over-year 6.5% equity increase. According to the report: “CoreLogic analysis shows U.S. homeowners with mortgages (roughly 63% of all properties) have seen their […]

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Is a Recession Here? Yes. Housing Crash? No.

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) announced on Monday that the United States economy is in a recession. A recession is defined as: “A recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, normally visible in production, employment, and other indicators. A recession begins when the economy reaches a peak of […]

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Recession? Yes. Housing Crash? No.

With over 90% of Americans now under a shelter-in-place order, many experts are warning that the American economy is heading toward a recession. That is – if it’s not in one already. What does that mean to the residential real estate market? What is a recession? According to the National Bureau of Economic Research: “A recession […]

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