iBuying has become a growing part of the market for residential real estate transactions. The ability to use technology to buy and sell homes efficiently has proven appealing to an increasing number of home buyers and sellers across the country.
Washington, D.C. (November 3, 2021) – On November 2, the U.S. Census Bureau published quarterly estimates for total housing units, along with estimates for the amounts of owner-occupied, rental, and vacant housing. Topline data show the amount of owner-occupied housing in the U.S. increased over the most recent five-year period (3Q 2016 to 3Q 2021) … Continued
Reporting on investor activity in the single-family home market continues at a fevered pace. Stories and articles commenting on what is perceived to be an alarmingly high level of home purchases by investors – especially large institutions – seem to be everywhere, with no shortage of glib commentary on what this must mean for the … Continued
Economic headlines offer a confusing mixed bag lately. A wide range of indicators show surprising strength in everything from jobs, wages and personal savings to home sales and apartment demand. The economic downturn triggered by COVID-19 turned out to be shortest recession in American history. But one narrative remains stubbornly negative: a looming “evictions tsunami.” Media … Continued
NRHC Launches New Website Promoting Build-for-Rent HousingInforms consumers, policymakers and media about benefits of growing sector Washington, D.C. (July 13, 2021) – The National Rental Home Council (NRHC) unveiled today the first comprehensive website dedicated exclusively to sharing information about build-for-rent housing: Buildforrenthomes.com. At a time when new home ‘for sale’ construction has not kept … Continued