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  • Here are 5 renovation mistakes to avoid for resale Jan. 17th 2020
    Homeowners may want to tap the breaks on those trendy white Carrara marble countertops if they’re looking to get a return on investment for renovations. The post Here are 5 renovation mistakes to avoid for resale appeared first on HousingWire.

  • California’s median home price jumps 10% to $615,090 Jan. 17th 2020
    The median price for a single-family home in California jumped 10% in December, the biggest year-over-year gain in more than four years. The post California’s median home price jumps 10% to $615,090 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • NAR: The most and least affordable metro areas in the U.S. Jan. 17th 2020
    Three of the nation's top five affordable metro areas were in Illinois. All of the nation’s five least affordable metro areas were in California, including Los Angeles. The post NAR: The most and least affordable metro areas in the U.S. appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Housing Headlines: Gateway First Bank and Zillow Offers Jan. 17th 2020
    Housing Headlines takes a look at the latest news in housing, real estate, fintech, and beyond; featuring new product updates, launches, expansions, integrations, announcements, and more. The post Housing Headlines: Gateway First Bank and Zillow Offers appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Housing starts soar to a 13-year high Jan. 17th 2020
    Housing starts spiked 16.9% in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.608 million and the pace for November was revised upward, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Commerce. The post Housing starts soar to a 13-year high appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Fewer U.S. homeowners moved in 2019 than ever before Jan. 16th 2020
    What do Americans do when so few new homes are being built? Remodel, according to the latest report for Buildfax. The post Fewer U.S. homeowners moved in 2019 than ever before appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Housing market challenged by a dearth of construction workers Jan. 16th 2020
    One of the biggest challenges facing the U.S. housing market is a dearth of construction workers, according to Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman. The post Housing market challenged by a dearth of construction workers appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Home renovation boom expected to weaken in 2020 Jan. 16th 2020
    U.S. homeowners are expected to spend less on home improvement and repairs over the next year, according to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. The post Home renovation boom expected to weaken in 2020 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Foreclosure filings fell to a record low in 2019 Jan. 16th 2020
    Foreclosure filings fell to a record low in 2019, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions report. At the same time, foreclosure starts increased in 14 states. The post Foreclosure filings fell to a record low in 2019 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Homebuilder confidence weakens in January Jan. 16th 2020
    Thanks to labor and supply concerns, homebuilder confidence slipped by one point to 75 this month, according to January’s Housing Market Index. The post Homebuilder confidence weakens in January appeared first on HousingWire.