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NAHB CEO on rising rates: Not overly concerned, keeping an eye on it

NAHB CEO Jerry Howard on the impact of rising interest rates on the housing market.

ECONOMIC NEWS

Fox Business

NAHB CEO on rising rates: Not overly concerned, keeping an eye on it

NAHB CEO Jerry Howard on the impact of rising interest rates on the housing market.

The Wall Street Journal

The housing market is riding high once again

The housing market is looking pretty hot right now, an important contributor to economic growth and the stock market. (Subscription may be required.)

HousingWire

These metros saw the most homebuilding activity in 2017

Homebuilding saw a pickup near the end of 2017 and is even expected to fuel the housing market in 2018 as it rises to a post-recession high.

Zillow

Owners of the most affordable homes gaining wealth fastest

Owners of the country's most affordable homes are gaining equity the fastest, because demand for entry-level homes continues to grow faster than supply.

National Mortgage News

12 housing markets where saving for a 20% down payment takes the longest

With rising house prices largely driven by the inventory shortage, the time it takes a potential homebuyer to save for a 20% down payment is only likely to increase going forward.

The New York Times

America at home: Grandparents in the attic, children in the basement

On a Sunday evening a few weeks back, Shobana Ram was loading the dishwasher in her kitchen in Queens when her 85-year-old father-in-law rose from the dinner table, carrying his cane in one hand and an empty plate in the other.

 

CNBC

Weekly mortgage applications tank even more, as rising rates make homes less affordable

The numbers are getting uglier for potential homebuyers and homeowners looking to save money.

Denver Business Journal

Denver's tops in the country for sparse inventory of houses for sale

The Home Depo on Tuesday reported earnings that were buoyed by a booming housing market and strong economy, a macro environment that executives and analysts believe is likely to provide a tailwind for the company for some time.