Real Estate Market

August 9, 2017, 8am PDT
Zoning and red tape gets a bad wrap in arguments that blame the housing crisis on a lack of housing supply. Another narrative credits a shortage of construction workers on the lack of housing supply in the country.
The Wall Street Journal
August 4, 2017, 7am PDT
When vacancy rates rise, rents should fall. In New York, reports disagree about how much vacancy rates are about to increase, and whether rents will drop at all.
The Wall Street Journal
August 1, 2017, 5am PDT
Zillow's chief analytics officer and chief economist offers insight into the company's approach to data, models, and the real estate market.
ZDNet
July 21, 2017, 7am PDT
Baby boomers own homes, lots of them, with empty rooms, lots of them.
Trulia
July 2, 2017, 7am PDT
For all the talk of Texas' relatively affordable housing prices, the city of Austin is one of the worst examples of one of the dominant trends in the U.S. real estate market—fewer and fewer options for affordable rental housing.
The Urban Edge
June 18, 2017, 7am PDT
The headline from the latest report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies on the state of the nation's housing market focuses on a shrinking, broken rental market.
Affordable Housing Finance
June 13, 2017, 6am PDT
There will be no SoHa (South Harlem), if the state approves new legislation that allows the city to block real estate brokers from assigning new shorthand to neighborhoods in the hopes of boosting real estate listings.
New York Post
June 5, 2017, 9am PDT
The Urban Institute takes a detailed look at San Francisco's real estate market, where most home sales top $1 million, revealing that old units are far more likely to attract top dollar.
Urban Institute
May 5, 2017, 9am PDT
With so much attention paid to the nation's housing crisis, it's still important to keep an eye on other kinds of uses. The office market is full of surprises, like cheap office build out costs in a city infamous for residential gentrification.
Globe St.
April 19, 2017, 7am PDT
In addition to determining the most popular destinations for 18 to 35-year-olds, Mayflower (the moving company) found that 41 percent of this age group have no intention of staying at their selected cities permanently.
Mayflower
Blog post
March 28, 2017, 2pm PDT
Some commentators argue that even if cities allow housing supply to expand, more permissive zoning will cause land prices to increase, causing rents to rise rather than fall. This post disagrees.
Michael Lewyn
March 25, 2017, 1pm PDT
LendingTree ranks the most popular cities for Millennial homebuyers.
LendingTree
March 25, 2017, 9am PDT
The foreclosure crisis and the Great Recession have paved the way for a steady decline in homeownership. Many cities will never be the same.
Bloomberg
March 22, 2017, 6am PDT
A growing movement to implement a nationwide property tax in China is meeting resistance from the rich and powerful.
The Wall Street Journal
March 15, 2017, 5am PDT
A new era of rental property management technology will have effects on both the landlord and the tenant side of the equation.
Forbes
March 14, 2017, 2pm PDT
Here's a surprising anecdote from the real estate market: there's no right way to measure square footage.
The Wall Street Journal
March 12, 2017, 5am PDT
Generation X is barnstorming the market, so to speak, and Millennials and Baby Boomers might be swapping their perspectives on the urban, suburban divide.
Realtor
February 14, 2017, 9am PST
A new Realtor.com study used the company's "Market Hotness Index" to find the parts of the country with rising demand and fast moving supply.
Builder
February 5, 2017, 1pm PST
A new report from Freddie Mac predicts rising rents and rising vacancy rates in the national multifamily market. The report also compares submarkets.
MultifamilyBiz
January 20, 2017, 8am PST
When we start to liken housing and neighborhood cycles to the kinds of predictable, unstoppable cycles found in nature, we may find ourselves in a dangerous trap.
Shelterforce/Rooflines