Browsing Posts In: Regional and Local Data

March 30, 2017 Posted by: Scholastica (Gay) Cororaton, Research Economist

At a REALTOR® University Speaker Series held recently[1], Dr. Will Doerner, Senior Economist, Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), presented research on how prices changed from 1990—2015 at the city, county, and ZIP code level[2]. To listen to the presentation[3], click Video. To download the study, click here. Several price indices and price measures are available […]

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March 9, 2017 Posted by: Nadia Evangelou, Research Economist

A week after the release of the Housing Price Index for the last quarter of 2016,  the median home price per county[1] has been updated. Applying the price change in the related metropolitan areas, it seems that, compared to a year earlier, home prices continue to rise in 97 percent of the counties. Counties in the […]

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February 21, 2017 Posted by: Nadia Evangelou, Research Economist

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January 10, 2017 Posted by: Nadia Evangelou, Research Economist

Mortgage rates have been rising sharply over the past couple of months. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 4.2 percent in December, the highest of 2015 and 2016, and it appears to stay above 4 percent for a long while. Mortgage rates are still historically low, but crossing over from the 3 percent range to 4 […]

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December 1, 2016 Posted by: Nadia Evangelou, Research Economist

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May 27, 2016 Posted by: Danielle Hale, Director of Housing Statistics

Yesterday, we looked at the FHFA release focusing on national data trends. Today, we’ll dig a bit deeper to look at more local data at the regional, state, and city or MSA level. Monthly FHFA releases data at the Census division level and quarterly it releases state and metro area data. These new data confirm […]

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April 18, 2016 Posted by: Meredith Dunn, Research Communications Manager

In the latest HOME (Housing Opportunities and Market Experience) Survey, 96 percent of buyers 34 and under answered yes to the question: “Do you ever want to buy a home in the future?” Millennials are already the largest group of home buyers compared to other generations at 35 percent, but many of them face distinct […]

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September 14, 2015 Posted by: George Ratiu, Director, Quantitative and Commercial Research

Based on the latest data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis[1], the real estate industry accounted for $54.5 billion in North Carolina. The figure accounted for 11.3 percent of North Carolina’s Gross State Product. The figure includes real estate transactions—sales, leasing, property management, etc. For a significant proportion of real estate market participants in North […]

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June 16, 2015 Posted by: Nadia Evangelou, Research Economist

Based on our recent study “Widening Wealth Inequality”, we found that although there are gains in housing wealth in recent years from rising home prices, fewer people benefit because of the decline in the homeownership rate. Hence, wealth inequality increases in the United States. But how did housing wealth change at a local level between […]

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