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Freddie Mac Predicts a Strong Year for the Multifamily Sector

The multifamily sector is poised to enjoy a vibrant year, according to a new analysis released by

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Flint Leads Nation in Vacant Properties

More than 1.3 million residential properties, or 1.6 percent of all residences, were vacant at the beginning of February, according to new data released by

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen has warned that global economic instability could hamper the growth of the U.S. economy and force the central bank to limit the number of interest rate hikes this year

Yellen: Chinese Tumult Could Lead to Rate Hike Delays

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen has warned that global economic instability could hamper the growth of the U.S. economy and force the central bank to limit the number of interest rate hikes this year.

January’s historic blizzard in Washington, D.C., did more than shut down government offices—it also froze certain aspects of the district’s housing market

January Blizzard Chills D.C. Housing Data

January’s historic blizzard in Washington, D.C., did more than shut down government offices—it also froze certain aspects of the district’s housing market.

The calendar might tell us that today is the somber Ash Wednesday observance, but there was still a bit of Mardi Gras-level felicity to be found in today’s housing market data

New Housing Data Reaffirms a Strengthening Market

The calendar might tell us that today is the somber Ash Wednesday observance, but there was still a bit of Mardi Gras-level felicity to be found in today’s housing market data.

Although TRID has been in effect for four months, the new rules have created a series of headaches for the nation’s real estate professionals

NAR Survey Details TRID Problems

Although TRID has been in effect for four months, the new rules have created a series of headaches for the nation’s real estate professionals.

Does Office Vacancy Rates Support a Broncos Super Bowl Win?

One of the most prominent personalities in the history of football and in today’s commercial real estate industry has combined his twin passions for his annual Super Bowl prediction.

New Industry Data Offers Ups, Downs, Optimism and Caution

The latest industry data points to a continued decline in mortgage rates and cash sales, along with a mixed prediction of homeownership break-even timelines and a positive forecast for the commercial real estate world.

Average rent prices in January dropped 0.3 percent from the previous month, according to the latest numbers from Apartment List

Rents Up 3.3 Percent YoY in January

Average rent prices in January dropped 0.3 percent from the previous month, according to the

The latest round of Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) offered a bit of wobbling, with the seasonally adjusted indexes performing poorly while the unadjusted indexes showed more stability

Mixed Results on the Latest Mortgage Applications Data

The latest round of Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey from the

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