Insights, Notes & Briefs
Research Note | March 13, 2019
Quarterly Refinance Report
U.S. households own real estate worth over $25 trillion and have mortgage debt of just $10 trillion for over $15 trillion in net homeowner equity. More
Insight | February 6, 2019
While Seniors Age in Place, Millennials Wait Longer and May Pay More for their First Homes
Eighty-somethings Al and Rose have no desire to leave their home of decades. Meanwhile, thirty-somethings Alex and Rita can't wait to buy their first home. But they have to wait longer-and pay more-than they'd like, as long-time homeowners stay in their homes and keep them off the market. More
Insight | December 5, 2018
The Major Challenge of Inadequate U.S. Housing Supply
In the last 10 years, since the Great Recession, the economy has expanded greatly, but the housing market still has not recovered. Since 2011, residential housing construction has increased, but only gradually. More
Insight | June 28, 2018
Locked Out? Are Rising Housing Costs Barring Young Adults from Buying their First Homes?
Freddie Mac research reveals that higher rents and home prices are the primary reason behind the eight percent decrease in the homeownership rate among young adults (under age 35) since the rate's peak in 2004. What does the future hold for tomorrow's young adults? More
Insight | April 17, 2018
Why Are Consumers Leaving Money On The Table?
One call could save you $1,500. More
Insight | April 11, 2018
How Big a Difference Do Restricted Rents Make?
Multifamily explores how the rapid rise in rents over the past several years has hit lower-income renters hard. More