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The Supply & Demand Problem Plaguing New Construction




The Supply & Demand Problem Plaguing New Construction | Keeping Current Matters

Many real estate economists have called on new home builders to ramp up production to help relieve the shortage of inventory of homes for sale throughout the United States. The added inventory would no doubt aid buyers in their search to secure their dream home, while also helping to ease price increases throughout the country.

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Buying Is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting in the US




Buying Is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting in the US | Keeping Current Matters

The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States.

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Are Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory?




Are Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory? | Keeping Current Matters

As home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble.

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The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY Debate




The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY Debate | Keeping Current Matters

In a blog post published last Friday, CNBC’s Diana Olnick reported on the latest results of the FAU Buy vs. Rent Index. The index examines that entire US housing market and then isolates 23 major markets for comparison. The researchers at FAU use a “‘horse race’ comparison between an individual that is buying a home and an individual that rents a similar-quality home and reinvests all monies otherwise invested in homeownership.”

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Inventory Challenges Continue! [INFOGRAPHIC]




Inventory Challenges Continue! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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