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Speedy Escape from Housing Market Slump Unlikely: ARMs Tied Amid Low Rate Lock-up

Home sales, construction volumes, and now even home prices in many markets (the last shoe to drop in a housing correction) are all falling.

Bubblicious: Crypto Euphoria’s Emerging Impact on Housing

Just as Bubblicious gum (with maybe a chaser of Mountain Dew soda) provided the magic elixir for my adolescent bubbles, low interest rates and a world awash in liquidity set the stage for financial markets and asset-value froth as an adult today.

Bloomberg Television: Home Builder Supply Chain Chaos Continues

The segment begins around the 12-minute mark. Our Director of Research, Rick Palacios, Jr., spoke on Bloomberg’s What’d You Miss? earlier this week. Rick discusses the current housing demand backdrop along with how builders are dealing with rising construction costs, …

Bloomberg Television: Insane Housing Demand and Supply Bottleneck Headaches 

Click here to view the video Our Director of Research, Rick Palacios, Jr., spoke on Bloomberg’s What’d You Miss? earlier this week. Rick discusses several factors driving insane demand across the housing market today, supply bottlenecks suppressing new home construction, …

The Light: 200 Companies Revolutionizing Housing

We’ve identified 200 players driving a new hyper data-driven, technology-fueled, and institutionally backed housing investor ecosystem. Almost none of these companies existed during the mid-2000s housing boom and they’re without a doubt accelerating today’s housing recovery. The 200 companies we …

Investor Mania 2.0

We’ve identified 200 players driving the new hyper-data-driven, technology-fueled, and institutionally backed housing investor ecosystem. Almost none of these companies existed during the mid-2000s housing boom. Housing Investor Mania 2.0 Categories The following list is not 100% comprehensive given the …

Burns Single-Family Rent Index™ Shows US Rents Up 3.8% YOY in September

Demand for single-family rental homes remains robust according to the Burns Single-Family Rent Index™. US single-family rents accelerated 3.8% YOY in September, roughly unchanged from August’s 3.9% YOY growth. The index tracks new leases across the 63 largest single-family rental …

New Single-Family Rental Market Index: Healthy Industry with Strong Leasing Demand and High Occupancy

John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBREC) and The National Rental Home Council (NRHC) released the inaugural Single-Family Rental Market Index (SFRMI), a first-of-its-kind resource that will serve as the definitive gauge of professionally managed single-family rental industry conditions. With scores above …

4 Suggestions to Reduce Mortgage Policy Risk

Home builders are accustomed to taking risks. They buy land assuming the economy won’t crash, interest rates won’t skyrocket, and many other unknowns. As if home building wasn’t hard enough already, there’s a new risk: the QM (qualified mortgage) patch. …

CNBC Nightly Business Report: Home Builders Pump the Brakes on New Supply

Click here to view the video Our Director of Research, Rick Palacios, Jr., spoke with CNBC Nightly Business Report earlier this week. Rick explains that home builders pumped the brakes on new construction in February because: Builders are proceeding cautiously …