More renters are optimistic about their financial situations, expect to stay where they are even if their rents increased, and expect to rent their next home. Seven in 10 renters would... More
More renters are worried about rising utility bills than rising rents and nearly half of renters surveyed say they are willing to pay more for rental properties with cost-saving water and... More
Baby Boomers and others aged 55 or older, including several million current homeowners, expect to move to rental units according to the first Freddie Mac 55+ Survey of housing... More
With 55+ homeowners controlling almost two-thirds or $8 trillion of the nation's home equity, the housing decisions they make in the coming years will significantly reshape... More
Despite rent increases and feeling burdened by finances, seven in ten renters currently feel renting is a more affordable choice than homeownership. Even among those who plan to... More
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