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Multifamily explores how the rapid rise in rents over the past several years has hit lower-income renters hard. More
New research by Freddie Mac reveals that despite growing economic confidence among renters, affordability remains dominant in driving renter behavior. More
U.S. economic fundamentals remain robust. Nonfarm payrolls increased 313,000 month-over-month in the latest employment report, more than 80,000... More
Young adults of this era lead lives quite different from earlier generations. Compared to older generations, as a group they have been slow to reach life milestones... More
Mortgage rates entered 2018 below four percent for the 30-year fixed rate mortgage, but have been surging through the first two months of this year, following... More
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