The Mortgage Bankers Association’s Research Institute for Housing America published a second collection of essays that addresses affects of climate change on the real estate finance industry.
CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., said homeowners with mortgages (which account for roughly 63% of all properties) saw equity slow to a 7.3% increase year over year, representing a collective gain of $1 trillion, for an average of $14,300 per borrower, from one year ago.
Zillow, Seattle, said relaxing zoning rules would rank among the best ways to address the nation's ongoing housing affordability crisis.
RealPage, Richardson, Texas, reported market-rate apartment renters are paying their monthly rent at the highest frequency in three years.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance jumped last week at the fastest pace in five months, with total claims reaching their highest level since December, the Labor Department reported Thursday.