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Google Searches Shed Light on Rental Prices – Part II

Nationally and at the Metro Level, Google Searches Correlate with Rental Prices

Bin He    |    Housing Trends


In Part I of this blog we discussed how Google Trends1 can provide insights into rental prices at the national level. Here we focus on the correlation between Google Trends and real rental prices for a few large metros. As with the...

Comparing Mortgage Credit Variables by Applicant Age

Millennials have the lowest credit scores, and highest LTV and DTI Ratios

Archana Pradhan    |    Mortgage Performance


Often, young households have less credit history (and sometimes no credit history), limited savings, and lower levels of income because they are just beginning their working careers. In contrast, households near or in retirement generally have an extensive credit history, more savings, but may have a limited fixed income if already in retirement.


Cash Sales Share Fell Sharply in March

Cash Sales Accounted for 33 Percent of All Home Sales

Molly Boesel    |    Housing Trends


Cash sales accounted for 33 percent of total home sales in March 2016, down 2.4 percentage points year over year from March 2015. On a month-over-month basis, the cash sales share fell by 2.8 percentage points in March 2016 compared with February 2016. For the first three months of 2016, the cash sales share averaged 34.7 percent, the lowest start to any year since 2008. The cash sales share...

The State of the Nation’s Housing

Harvard University Report Features CoreLogic Data

Molly Boesel    |    Housing Trends


Today the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University released the 2016 State of the Nation’s Housing report, and the report included several references to CoreLogic data and analyses. The report highlighted four major themes: household growth is getting back on track, the homeowner...

Spring Time Home Checklist

How homeowners can catch early signs of deterioration

Ward W. Melville    |    Insurance


When spring arrives after a long winter, most people are ready to get outside and enjoy warm weather activities. But before heading outdoors, homeowners should consider spending a few hours to inspect their homes for early signs of deterioration or weather damage. Taking the time to perform simple home maintenance after a long winter could help homeowners avoid big repair bills...

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