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Miami’s housing supply shortage expected to continue for some time
Miami’s housing supply shortage expected to continue for some time

The housing supply shortage is expected to get more extreme as homebuyer demand continues to outweigh inventory levels, a new study found.

How does credit scoring impact fair lending and minority home ownership?
How does credit scoring impact fair lending and minority home ownership?

“A credit report and credit score are the gateway to a mortgage,” — NAR President Charlie Oppler.

Who made up the National Association of Home Builders in 2020?
Who made up the National Association of Home Builders in 2020?

The National Association of Home Builders published the results of its Special Study for Housing Economics, highlighting the 2020 annual census of who makes up its members.

Tampa named top city for new home construction
Tampa named top city for new home construction

“The whole region has had a surge in demand, including Pasco, Pinellas, and Hillsborough County, where Tampa is located.”—Jennifer Motsinger, Executive VP, Tampa Bay Builders Association

Homeownership remains affordable despite price increases
Homeownership remains affordable despite price increases

Rising wages and falling mortgage rates are helping keep homeownership within reach of average wage earners nationwide despite surges in housing prices.

Taking open concept to a new level
Taking open concept to a new level

This newly renovated condo in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood takes open concept living to a whole new level.

Redfin closes $608 million takeover of RentPath early
Redfin closes $608 million takeover of RentPath early

RentPath’s sites, which include ApartmentGuide.com, Lovely, Rent.com, and Rentals.com, will continue to operate as normal while their listings are integrated with Redfin.com, a process that is expected to wrap up in 2022.

Home prices hit 15-year high nationwide
Home prices hit 15-year high nationwide

Prices in the Miami metro area were up 7.0% over February 2020. CoreLogic classified Houston’s market as “overvalued.”

Short-term rentals or “homesharing” in demand
Short-term rentals or “homesharing” in demand

“We have seen a surge of interest from millennials, who are the highest demographic partaking in leisure and personal travel, to have flexibility in their nomadic lifestyles.” — Alicia Lamadrid Paysse, sales director at Cevera Real Estate

S&P Case-Shiller: Miami home prices continue to climb
S&P Case-Shiller: Miami home prices continue to climb

Home prices posted monthly and yearly gains in January across the U.S. as well, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices.

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