Categories for Affordability

Understanding Inflation & Mortgage Rates

If you’re following today’s housing market, you know two of the top issues consumers face are inflation and mortgage rates. Let’s take a look at each one. Inflation and the Housing Market This year, inflation reached a high not seen in forty years. For the average consumer, you probably felt the pinch at the ...

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Real Estate Deep Dive April 21st, 2022 – Keeping an Eye on Some Interesting Trends.

Today on the Real Estate Deep Dive we are taking a look at some interesting trends in the DFW housing market. Is there a shift coming? What metrics should we be watching? #dfwrealestate #dfwhousing #realestatemarket #housingmarket #shift #keymetrics #deepdive #realestatedeepdive ...

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4 Simple Graphs Showing Why This Is Not a Housing Bubble

A recent survey revealed that many consumers believe there’s a housing bubble beginning to form. That feeling is understandable, as year-over-year home price appreciation is still in the double digits. However, this market is very different than it was during the housing crash 15 years ago. Here are four key reasons why ...

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Important Distinction: Homes Are Less Affordable, Not Unaffordable

It’s impossible to research the subject of buying a home without coming across a headline declaring that the fall in home affordability is a crisis. However, when we add context to the most recent affordability statistics, we soon realize that, though homes are less affordable than they have been over the last ...

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Real Estate Deep Dive for Sept 1st 2021 – Housing Affordability

Today on the Real Estate Deep Dive we are taking a look at housing affordability and the changes we have seen in just the past few months and we are addressing the question Are homes becoming unaffordable? The information contained, and the opinions expressed, in this article are not intended ...

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If Housing Affordability Is About the Money, Don’t Forget This.

There are many non-financial benefits of buying your own home. However, today’s headlines seem to be focusing primarily on the financial aspects of homeownership – specifically affordability. Many articles are making the claim that it’s not affordable to buy a home in today’s market, but that isn’t the case. Today’s buyers are ...

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