Posts by Lauren Brocato

The reasons why millennials don’t own a home
The reasons why millennials don’t own a home

Millennials have turned out to be the largest generation in history, but surprisingly,...

Chicago ranked among 10 most undervalued cities
Chicago ranked among 10 most undervalued cities

A recent study by SmartAsset ranked Chicago one of the top 10 most...

Top housing trade groups urge Congress to reform flood insurance
Top housing trade groups urge Congress to reform flood insurance

This week, more than 20 top housing trade groups urged Congress to extend...

Real Estate in Brief: How long it takes to build a home, the latest refinancing rates and more
Real Estate in Brief: How long it takes to build a home, the latest refinancing rates and more

The average time it takes to complete a single-family home is about seven...

Homebuying trends among baby boomers
Homebuying trends among baby boomers

In recent years, baby boomers are accounting for a smaller portion of the...

Rising mortgage rates are not deterring buyers
Rising mortgage rates are not deterring buyers

A new study by Redfin indicates that despite rising mortgage rates, soon-to-be buyers...

Zillow: Affordability is at the lowest point since 2009
Zillow: Affordability is at the lowest point since 2009

The burden of rising mortgage rates has become a reality for many homeowners...

Today’s homebuying trends among Gen X
Today’s homebuying trends among Gen X

As millennials begin to take over the homeowning population, Generation X buyers are...

More homeowners are investing in renovations to help boost resale value
More homeowners are investing in renovations to help boost resale value

The most popular home renovation projects, like kitchen and bathroom remodels, are the...

Urban growth rate catching up to the suburbs
Urban growth rate catching up to the suburbs

Contrary to previous housing trends, urban neighborhoods have seen an increasingly fast growth...

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