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Single-family Homes Built-for-Rent on the Rise

According to recent data analyzed by the NAHB’s Eye on Housing, the number of single-family homes built-for-rent has been increasing over the last four quarters.  Using data from the Census Bureau’s Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design, they report that construction starts of single-family homes for rent totaled...
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Rise of the Older, Single Female Home Buyer

More and more older single women are purchasing homes at an increasing clip.  This interesting aspect of potential homebuyers was recently reported by the Wall Street Journal and reposted by Realtor.com.  Interestingly, the article points out census data showing that, since 1981, single women over 55 have been...
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S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: Home Prices Continue their Rise

According to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices,  home prices continue to rise across the country, reporting a 6.3% increase in December, 2017.  Their 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 6.0% and their 20-City Composite posted a 6.3% year-over-year gain.  Seattle, Las Vegas, and San Francisco reported the highest...
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