Economic

This article contains slides and commentary on leading housing indicators for April 2017.

The Census release on 2016 population reveals that the most populous age in the U.S. is 25 at almost 4.8 million people. The largest three age groups are 24 to 26, with 14.2 million Americans combined.

The U.S. economy is back at full employment after more than a decade, according to a leading economist.

The number of homes for sale in America has been falling steadily for the past year, but the situation is apparently getting much worse as spring demand heats up.

Naturalized citizenship is on the rise, and they will be putting more pressure on the housing market…and housing inventory.

This article contains slides and commentary on leading housing indicators for March 2017.

So who are today’s first-time home buyers? To paint a picture of the typical first-timer, the New York Times created an inforgraphic drawn from information in the 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers.

Over the past two decades, immigrants account­ed for about 28 percent of all household growth in the United States and have been a critical factor in the housing market’s recent recovery.

As concerns grow about a multifamily supply glut, financial watchdogs this month began scrutinizing how the largest lenders would cope with a property market crash.

Changes to Dodd-Frank will likely have broad impacts on the economy, but one key element for the housing industry is Trump’s focus on what he calls, “regulation that makes it impossible for banks to lend to people that are going to create jobs.”