Women have returned to the workforce in near pre-pandemic numbers, but homeownership remains elusive for those who are single, reported Zillow, Seattle.
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Zillow: Buyers in The Game, But Interest Rates Keep Sellers on the Bench
Zillow, Seattle, said mortgage rates–both their high levels and their wild swings–are making life difficult for both buyers and sellers.
Zillow: Fix Zoning to Improve Housing Affordability
Zillow, Seattle, said relaxing zoning rules would rank among the best ways to address the nation’s ongoing housing affordability crisis.
Housing Market Roundup Sept. 22, 2022
Here’s a quick summary of housing/economic reports that recently came across the MBA NewsLink desk:
Zillow: U.S. Home Value Growth Slows, Prices May Fall in Second Half of 2020
Zillow, Seattle, said the housing market’s resilience in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic downturn could be challenged in the months ahead as continued slowing in home values suggest prices could fall in the second half of 2020.
Zillow: Newly Unemployed Service Workers Owe $1.7 Billion/Month in Housing Payments
Zillow, Seattle, said its analysis found more than $1.7 billion in rent and mortgage payments is owed each month by U.S. service-sector workers currently receiving unemployment benefits as a result of the coronavirus pandemic — payments that could be in jeopardy if expanded local and federal unemployment assistance fades or workers remain without incomes longer than expected.
Analysts: Missing Spring Home Sales to Disperse over ‘Years’
When the coronavirus pandemic turned the economy upside down, anxiety and uncertainty about the future initially kept many home buyers and sellers at bay. Inventory and sales have picked up over the past month, though, and a panel of housing experts and economists sponsored by Zillow, Seattle, say the U.S. housing market hasn’t lost those missing springtime transactions for good. But it could take years for a full recovery.
Coronavirus Causes Biggest Multifamily Rent Growth Slowdown in Years
Apartment rent prices slowed more in April than in several years when the coronavirus pandemic hit, the April Zillow Real Estate Market Report said.
Housing Finance Roundup
This week has produced more housing finance reports than you can shake a stick at. Here’s a roundup and summary of what’s happening of reports from Ellie Mae; ATTOM Data Solutions; Redfin; Radian Inc.; TransUnion; Black Knight; Zillow; and PayNearMe.
Zillow: Coronavirus-Related Layoffs Threaten Housing Security for Minorities
Latinx, Asian and black workers are disproportionately represented in the food, arts and service industries that have been affected by mass layoffs and furloughs, said Zillow, Seattle.