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Housing Finance, Affordability and Supply in the Digital Age

CoreLogic Partners with the Urban Institute for 5th Annual Symposium

Russell McIntyre    |    Housing Trends

Dr. Frank Nothaft Speaking

On November 1, CoreLogic collaborated with the Urban Institute to present our fifth annual housing symposium, titled Housing Finance, Affordability and Supply in the Digital Age, and hosted at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.  This daylong...

Millennial Homebuyers Are Not All the Same

Older Millennials Closer to Generation Xers than to Younger Millennials

Archana Pradhan    |    Housing Trends

Average Credit Score by Generation

Millennials, born from 1981 to 1997, accounted for 40 percent of homebuyer loan applications during January to September of this year.[1] However, there are notable differences between the younger millennial homebuyers (born 1990 to 1997) and older millennial homebuyers (born 1981 to 1989).  Often, younger millennials have less credit history (and...

Homebuyers’ “Typical Mortgage Payment” Up 10 Percent Year Over Year

Forecasts Suggest the Payment Could Rise 11 Percent Over the Next Year

Andrew LePage    |    Housing Trends

Figure 1 Natl Homebuyers

While home prices have risen about 6 percent over the past year, the mortgage payments that recent homebuyers have committed to have risen closer to 10 percent because of the increase in mortgage rates over the past year.

One way to measure the impact of inflation, mortgage rates and home prices on affordability over time is to use something we call the “typical mortgage...

US Single-Family Rents Up 3 Percent Year Over Year in August

San Diego had the highest year-over-year rent growth in August

Shu Chen    |    Housing Trends

  • National rent growth decelerated in August 2017 compared with August 2016
  • Low-end rent growth was almost double high-end rent growth
  • Overall Index Pulled Down By High-End Segment

Single-family rents climbed steadily between 2010 and 2016, as measured by the CoreLogic Single-Family Rental Index (SFRI). However, the index shows year-over-year rent...

Hurricanes and Home Prices

Large Regional Housing Markets Can Withstand Huge Storms

David Stiff    |    Housing Trends

Most Costly US Hurricanes

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season will be one of the most active on record. So far, 13 tropical storms have been named and seven of them have grown into hurricanes. Unfortunately, three of those hurricanes – Harvey, Irma and Maria – made landfall in the U.S., causing extensive damage in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is likely that the 2017 season will...

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