Posts filed under “Real Estate”

Share of Low & No Down Payment Loans by Quarter

During the show on Thursday, a guest suggested that the average down payment on homes were 3%; That turns out to be significantly off by an order of magnitude — its 14.8%.


Source: Housing Wire

Category: Real Estate

Single-family Homes in 2014: Interactive

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Category: Digital Media, Real Estate

Rental Fever

  Rental costs are increasing faster than home values for the first time since 2012. Rental increases outpaced property values in 20 of the 35 largest U.S. markets last month, according to Zillow .   Source: Bloomberg

Category: Inflation, Real Estate

Mortgage Borrowing among Most Creditworthy Abates

Just Released: Mortgage Borrowing among Most Creditworthy Abates Andrew Haughwout, Donghoon Lee, Joelle Scally, and Wilbert van der Klaauw Liberty Street Economics May 12, 2015       Today’s release of the New York Fed’s Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit for the first quarter of 2015 reports a flattening in household debt balances. The slow growth…Read More

Category: Credit, Real Estate, Think Tank

California April Housing Sales

click for ginormous graphic Source: World Property Journal

Category: Digital Media, Real Estate

Renting vs. Buying

Very cool set of graphics:

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Source: Trulia

 

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Category: Data Analysis, Real Estate

Category: Real Estate, Think Tank

Smaller Manhattan Apartments Keep Getting More Expensive

Source: Curbed

Category: Markets, Real Estate

Category: Real Estate, Think Tank

Mortgaging the Future?

by Òscar Jordà, Moritz Schularick, and Alan M. Taylor In the six decades following World War II, bank lending measured as a ratio to GDP has quadrupled in advanced economies. To a great extent, this unprecedented expansion of credit was driven by a dramatic growth in mortgage loans. Lending backed by real estate has allowed…Read More

Category: Credit, Real Estate, Think Tank