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Housing forecast reveals trends you need to watch in 2020

Posted by   /  December 4, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

AZBigMedia AZBigMedia At a time when millennials are reaching key life milestones, the U.S. housing market will continue to slow in 2020 as inventory reaches historic lows and economic uncertainty prompts consumers to pull back on their spending, according to the realtor.com 2020 housing forecast released today. The housing forecast predicts that despite some relief from new construction, moderating […]

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Casa Grande Council looking for ways to encourage new housing options

Posted by   /  December 4, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa | Pinal Central The city of Casa Grande is hoping to draw a better variety of housing products for local families with a change to the city’s general plan. The City Council approved a change Monday that redefines the density of residential buildings on property that has been zoned for large mixed-use. […]

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Builders are coming to the housing market’s rescue

Posted by   /  December 3, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Twitter Single-family housing starts expected to break 1 million for the first time since 2007 By Kathleen Howley | Housingwire A housing market stymied by supply shortages will get relief next year from homebuilders, according to the National Association of Realtors. Single-family housing starts likely will total 1 million in 2020, the highest since 2007, the trade group said […]

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[EDITORIAL] Should L.A. give Garcetti control of homeless housing?

Posted by   /  December 2, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By The Times Editorial Board | LA Times It’s not easy getting a construction project approved in Los Angeles, but the process of building homeless housing and shelter is an especially harrowing journey through the city bureaucracy, with multiple stops at the City Council, the Department of Water and Power and various other departments. That’s in […]

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This project is the way to house everyone tomorrow

Posted by   /  December 2, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Lisa Gray shares her insight and experience creating the Ecological Living Module, a concept that manages for every aspect of tomorrow’s housing needs. By Jennifer Castenson | Hive This house does it all, yet, it occupies a very small footprint. The Ecological Living Module (ELM) is built for a family of four as an affordable […]

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[COLUMN] Ilhan Omar’s $1 trillion housing proposal is an expensive joke

Posted by   /  November 27, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Ilhan Omar. / Michael Brochstein /Polaris / Newscom / Reason The Homes for All Act misdiagnoses the roots of the country’s housing problems, then adds a boundless faith in the feds’ ability to solve them. By Christian Britschgi | Reason Rep. Ilhan Omar (D–Minn.) is the latest politician to release an ambitious, expensive proposal to […]

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Redfin’s 2020 housing market predictions

Posted by   /  November 27, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Daryl Fairweather | Redfin We predict the housing market will be more competitive in 2020 as the cooldown that began in the second half of 2018 comes to an end. Charleston and Charlotte will lead the nation in home-price gains, thanks to homebuyers moving in from expensive cities. Hispanic Americans will experience the biggest gains in home […]

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Here’s where the housing shortage is the worst

Posted by   /  November 26, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Diana Olick | CNBC At the end of October, inventory nationwide fell to a 3.9-month supply, according to the National Association of Realtors. The supply is worst on the low end, down over 6% from a year ago for homes priced between $100,000 and $250,000, according to the Realtors. California, where prices are highest, […]

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Phoenix to facilitate development of affordable housing

Posted by   /  November 25, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX The City of Phoenix Housing Department has recently issued a solicitation to gauge developers’ interest in building and/or rehabilitating more affordable rental housing. The Call for Interest, approved by Phoenix City Council on November 6th, allows the Housing Department to “facilitate construction, acquisition, and/or rehabilitation of affordable rental housing by providing financing at very […]

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These 25 housing markets are still very hot

Posted by   /  November 25, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Tempe, pictured above, is a hot market in the U.S. / Pexels By Andrew DePietro | Forbes There have been mixed signals in the United States housing market in 2019. Some cities are continuing to see the post-housing crash momentum carry them onward, while in others, housing markets have markedly cooled down. In this study, […]

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