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Chicago home flipping fetches among highest returns in the nation
Chicago home flipping fetches among highest returns in the nation

Nationwide, home flippers saw a 36.7% return on their investment in the first quarter of

Single-family rent prices post lowest growth rate in 9 years
Single-family rent prices post lowest growth rate in 9 years

The latest CoreLogic report reveals the first measurable impact to the single-family rent market, pushing price growth to its lowest rate since the initial recovery of the Great Recession.

Three-quarters of homebuyers and renters change plans due to COVID-19
Three-quarters of homebuyers and renters change plans due to COVID-19

The survey of 1,500 adults also shows that the inability to tour properties in-person because of COVID-19, was the most common reason (42%) respondents chose not to

Here’s what the Fed’s decision means for the housing market
Here’s what the Fed’s decision means for the housing market

The fact that interest rates will remain at or near 3% for the next three years could boost the housing industry.

New survey estimates post-COVID housing demand to be 2.1 million
New survey estimates post-COVID housing demand to be 2.1 million

A new national consumer study reveals radical changes in how Americans want to live in their homes,

Homebuying pushed further out of reach for millennials
Homebuying pushed further out of reach for millennials

"Homeownership has already been delayed for many millennials and the coronavirus could push the timetable even further out for some." — Danielle Hale, chief economist,

Home equity is keeping delinquencies at bay . . . for now
Home equity is keeping delinquencies at bay . . . for now

Home price and equity growth in the months leading up to the pandemic have helped to delay the impact of the recession on the mortgage market, although the effects are expected to continue to unfold over the next

Payroll up 2.5 million; job market turnaround begins
Payroll up 2.5 million; job market turnaround begins

The latest jobs report shows an unexpected upswing in May, and industry experts predict housing will lead the way to economic

Purchase applications up 18% year over year
Purchase applications up 18% year over year

A new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association points to pent-up demand this

Home prices are up, but that might not last
Home prices are up, but that might not last

CoreLogic reports home price acceleration continued in April, but — in a shift away from other industry predictions — expects the first decline in values to begin in

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