What-if? The question few housing business stakeholders care to factor into their forecasts right now is what happens when -- not if -- interest rates spike?
Disparities -- directly tied to racial discrimination -- define the threshold of the 2020s. Will they define the decade?
The lag time between market pricing, comparables, and fair appraisals -- already an issue prior to the pandemic -- puts more potential buyers at risk of failure as they try to qualify for loans in hot markets.
As FHA and VAA homebuyer share shrinks, a torrid market decouples from a materially-important domino-effect buyer pool. What's left is a discretionary universe of prospects with cash.
This week's inflation red flags, temporary or structural, serve as potential catalysts for housing's leaders to think, act, and solve challenges differently than ever before.
Here's why builders--betting heavily now on lots of fundamental running room for demand--are tense about interest rates.
Framework, the 2021 Ivory Prize for Innovation in Housing Affordability in the finance category, has designed a Fitbit- or GPS-navigation-style experience for people new to homeownership.