Time for Millennials to Make Their Move

Could this be the year Millennials move out and up into the single-family housing market? Some experts believe the answer is “yes.” According to Jonathan Smoke, the National Association of Realtors’ chief economist, the constraints that have been holding back this influential segment of the first-time homebuyer market are finally beginning to ease. Unemployment, which …

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Returning to Normal

Approximately 17 percent of the nation’s 350 metro markets are approaching or exceeding their previous normal levels of economic and housing activity, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI), released earlier this month. The figure, which amounts to 59 markets, represents a net gain of 11 metros year over …

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