RISMEDIA, Friday, February 03, 2017— Eight out of 10 non-homeowners recently surveyed by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) identify owning a home as part of the American Dream. Their realities—limited affordable housing, perceived lack of a down payment, and student debt—are hampering those aspirations.
NAR's Aspiring Home Buyer Profile, which analyzes 2016 data from its Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey, shows that despite the sentiment a
RISMEDIA, Friday, February 03, 2017— Skyrocketing rents will begin to fizzle in 2017, driven by a multifamily market marked by less starts and oversupply, according to the Freddie Mac Multifamily Research Group's 2017 Multifamily Outlook.
"Demand for rental units is at a historic high due to demographic changes and lifestyle preferences, but increasing new supply and other factors are likely to moderate multifamily market growth in 2017," says Steve Guggenmos, Freddie Mac
RISMEDIA, Friday, February 03, 2017— Concern over rising interest rates is growing, as more Americans expect rates to increase to the disadvantage of personal finances and the stock market, according to a recently released survey by Bankrate.com. Forty-nine percent of those surveyed are concerned about rate hikes this year, compared to 41 percent who were concerned in 2016. Survey respondents age 26-51 were more concerned about rising interest rates than those in other age gr