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More and more homeowners are falling behind on mortgage payments as the pandemic lingers, according to recent market data.
The Orange County Register
November 2, 2020, 8am PST
The state of California is trying to prevent a repeat of one of the most significant consequences of the Great Recession: large Wall Street interests buying for-sale housing in bulk for conversion to apartments.
Next City
October 22, 2020, 8am PDT
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is seeing a pandemic bump in real estate prices that mirrors the experience of vacation and tourism towns all over the United States.
Jackson Hole News & Guide
October 19, 2020, 5am PDT
Half of the nation's second homes are found in nine states, according to recent data analysis by the National Association of Home Builders, and building is likely to increase in vacation areas soon, according to one expert.
National Association of Home Builders Eye on Housing
October 13, 2020, 6am PDT
New research suggests that real estate values were declining before prices started falling, but a climate-driven housing crisis could already be here in coastal Florida.
The New York Times
September 29, 2020, 5am PDT
Vacancy rates in New York City have climbed to unexpected heights in 2020, and landlords aren't pinning all the blame on a pandemic-induced urban exodus.
The Real Deal
September 28, 2020, 5am PDT
Expectations that the economic downturn of the COVID-19 pandemic will create a wave of homeowners leaving the market, whether by choice or necessity, are driving big acquisitions by private equity firms and Wall Street investors.
The Wall Street Journal
September 16, 2020, 5am PDT
A clearer picture of the economic downturn's effects on New York City real estate is emerging. So far, new buyers are betting on boroughs not named Manhattan.
The New York Times
September 9, 2020, 5am PDT
Everywhere but San Francisco and New York City, urban housing markets are just as hot for sellers as suburban markets, according to data released recently by Zillow.
Zillow
September 6, 2020, 9am PDT
In the midst of a historic eviction crisis, renters with the privilege of affording rent suddenly have the leverage for concessions from landlords, like free parking and other perks .
Globe St.
September 3, 2020, 6am PDT
A New York city councilmember, trained in urban planning, presents ideas for protecting tenants and small businesses in the ongoing economic downturn.
The New York Times
August 18, 2020, 12pm PDT
What's good for pension funds and real estate investment trusts is likely bad for renters.
Vancouver Sun
August 11, 2020, 10am PDT
Elizabeth Warren and Carroll Fife warn about the potential for the worst housing market outcomes of the real estate and financial crisis of 2008 to repeat without action from federal and state lawmakers.
The Washington Post
July 28, 2020, 8am PDT
Hotels, retail, and office properties, along with renters, have been ravaged by the economic downturn of the pandemic. Meanwhile home sales are booming as people with money in the bank take advantage of low interest rates to upgrade.
The Dallas Morning News
July 14, 2020, 10am PDT
New homes, located mostly on the fringe of developed areas, are selling at a torrid pace this summer.
CNBC
June 10, 2020, 6am PDT
While fewer houses are being bought and sold in the first months of the pandemic, prices are on the rise as buyers find less supply available on the market.
CNBC
May 26, 2020, 12pm PDT
Large numbers of commercial renters in New York City are missing rent, according to reports.
The New York Times
April 16, 2020, 8am PDT
The complete upheaval of the commercial real estate market seemingly happened overnight, but the pandemic followed years of structural changes, so the recovery could take much longer.
The Dallas Morning News
March 24, 2020, 6am PDT
The lessons of the 2008 housing market crash don't necessarily apply to the current situation.
Curbed
March 23, 2020, 12pm PDT
Research into previous pandemics, like SARS in 2003, the Spanish Flu in 1918, and the early months of COVID-19 in China, offers insight into what to expect for the economy and the housing market during and after the current pandemic.
Zillow