First-Time Homebuyers

March 1, 2016, 7am PST
How will millennial homebuyers change suburbia, or will they? Realtors observe that millennials relocating from the city look for parts of their urban lifestyle, e.g., walkable neighborhoods, yet they also have traditional suburban tastes.
Marketplace
January 25, 2016, 1pm PST
After a long absence, first-time buyers are finally returning to the real estate market.
Bloomberg Business
January 17, 2016, 9am PST
The nation's capital is hoping to increase the funding support offered to households through the Home Purchase Assistance Program to help more people afford the critical first step of buying a home.
Greater Greater Washington
July 30, 2015, 5am PDT
It's been a while since 2008, and a new crop of homeowners is colonizing the far-flung exurbs. Mostly foreclosed and even abandoned last time around, the exurbs are still a risky buy.
Bloomberg Business
July 8, 2015, 2pm PDT
Quartz shares a collection of data showing reasons for optimism on the road to a long, slow recovery.
Quartz
December 2, 2014, 2pm PST
New data released by online real estate marketplace Zillow suggests that 2015 will be a breakthrough year for first-time homebuyers.
Zillow
June 28, 2010, 9am PDT
More first-time, energy-conscious, urban home buyers with smaller households have contributed to a noticeable reduction in home size as shown in 2008-2009 housing Census data. Concurrently, lower-priced home sales outpaced more expensive homes.
The Philadelphia Inquirer Via Austin American Statesman
August 10, 2009, 6am PDT
The Center for Public Integrity runs the numbers, and finds that Americans are cashing in on "Cash for Clunkers" at a rate of $77 million a day, vs. $39 million for the first-time homebuyer credit.
Center for Public Integrity