This week’s Weekly Round Up!

This week’s Weekly Round Up!

Your weekly news & updates
Here is this week’s “Weekly Roundup” from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association.
Existing-Home Sales Drop 0.7% in January
The National Association of Realtors is reporting that existing home sales were down 0.7% in January to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 4 million (down 36.9% year over year). Click here to read more.
Housing Starts Down 21% from One year Ago

The U.S. government is reporting that privately‐owned housing starts in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,309,000, which is 4.5% lower than December’s revised number and 21.4% lower than one year ago. Click here to read more.

CoreLogic: Home Prices Up 6.9% Year-Over-Year

According to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Insights (HPI) report, home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased year over year by 6.9% in December 2022. Click here to read more.

Apartment List 2023 Renter Migration Report

Surprise – A recent report from Apartment List says 40% of their users were searching for their next home in a different metro from where they currently reside, and 27% were searching in a new state entirely. Click here to read more.

Redfin Says Investors Buying Half as Many Homes as They Were a Year Ago

A new report from Redfin says that investor purchases of U.S. homes fell a record 45.8% year over year in Q4 2022. They said the high cost of borrowing money and the prospect of substantial home-price declines have made real estate investing less attractive. Click here to read more.


Single-Family Built-for-Rent Growth Was Strong in 2022

Recent data crunched by the NAHB’s Eye on Housing says single-family built-for-rent construction ended 2022 strong with a rising total market share. Click here to read more.

Local Market Monitor’s National Economic Outlook for February ’23

Local Market Monitor, a National REIA preferred vendor, recently released their monthly National Economic Outlook where they share their thoughts on developments taking place in the U.S. economy. Click here to read more.

SECURE Act 2.0: What it Means for Americans’ Retirement Saving

John Bowens says President Biden signed the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act, an Omnibus Bill, on December 29, 2022. Included in this bill is the SECURE 2.0 Act (SECURE Act 2.0), a set of provisions related to retirement savings accounts. What’s in SECURE Act 2.0, and what does this mean for Americans and their retirement savings accounts? Click here to read more.

The U.S. Cities that are Drowning in Debt

Statista says 50 out of the 75 largest cities in the U.S. are currently running a deficit and, in some cases, a pretty hefty one. Click here to read more.

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