First-Time Homebuyers

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.
6 days ago   Bloomberg Business
Quartz shares a collection of data showing reasons for optimism on the road to a long, slow recovery.
Jul 8, 2015   Quartz
New data released by online real estate marketplace Zillow suggests that 2015 will be a breakthrough year for first-time homebuyers.
Dec 2, 2014   Zillow
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.
Jun 28, 2010   The Philadelphia Inquirer Via Austin American Statesman
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.
Aug 10, 2009   Center for Public Integrity