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Mortgage Rates Are Low — So Why Aren’t people buying homes? Despite several factors that make buying a home more appealing, the homeownership rate is at a generational low. Matthew Frankel, CFP
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With mortgage rates as low as they are, what’s holding back the housing market this spring?. As March fades into April this week, the traditional homebuying season should be fully underway. But is it? Spring traditionally plays host to hordes of eager homebuyers for a few reasons:
In a separate report from Trulia, data showed that housing inventory steadily increased throughout 2018, and while inventory was still down compared to 2017, total inventory fell just 2.5% year-over-year. For homebuyers, an increase in inventory should help slow price growth and hopefully put a new home within reach. stay informed!
That makes it popular among first-time home buyers. slow and prices grow less quickly. While the rest of the economy accelerates, growth in the housing sector is falling behind. With that in mind,
FHA insured loans have been a big booster for the current market. historically fha insured loans made up roughly 8 to 12 percent of all mortgage originations but in 2009 they hit 30 percent. For first time home buyers it was a stunning 50 percent showing that most people can only purchase a home today with a very small down payment.
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Today’s home buyers are in different world: [The new mortgage rules that are. which fuels price increases. A potential recession in 2020 or 2021 could slow sales and price growth, he says, and.