Renter optimism raises housing market confidence

The outcome of the 2016 presidential election took many by surprise, and injected both optimism and pessimism into consumers’ expectations about the housing market in the year ahead. Republicans are feeling a surge of confidence about the housing market in 2017 while democrats turned bearish, according to a research conducted online by Harris Poll on [.]

Even though Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston housing market hard in 2017, at a better time for the city – and its residents – raising the collective spirit that. strong, revealing a record year in terms of home sales and rental activity. Still, builder confidence in the area remains high, according to Mike.

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In keeping with the generally flatter market tone of late, the National Confidence Index, an amalgamated measure. and this.

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But that's simply not true, and their optimism and determination today. The latest Zillow Housing Confidence Index showed that 46% of Millennial renters expressed confidence in purchasing a home, compared to 50% six months ago.. confidence in the U.S. housing market has proven resilient in recent.

Average mortgage rates up, but won’t affect home purchase season  · What if you have a home you lived in for nine years then rented it out for seven years then moved back into it. We are coming up on two years in a few months but the builder of the home we want to buy wants it to close before our two years is up here.

Overall Housing Confidence Up On Rising Renter Optimism.. "The biggest driver for the increase in the HPSI is the rebound in the good time to buy sentiment, which outweighed the largest drag-a sizable reduction in the net share of consumers expecting home prices to rise over the next year.

Multifamily Affordable Market Commentary- September 2018. The ongoing increase in multifamily asking rents over the past several years has prompted many renters to seek lower cost housing alternatives, including renting factory-built homes located in a Manufactured Housing Community (MHC).. consist of 22 units, ranging in size from 150.

 · Consumer Confidence on the Rise. which highlights consumers’ current views and forward-looking expectations of housing market conditions, was released. The index revealed an increase.

Housing Market Optimism. reported a rise in buying optimism, according to Fannie Mae. "Renter respondents, in particular, buoyed the net good time to buy component, showing a substantial upward change in optimism in September," the GSE reported.. It means that more confidence in the.

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