housing bubbles

Comparing Mortgage and Rent Affordability in 2014 Q1
June 11, 2014

Affordability remains a hotly debated topic, especially when considering both rent affordability and mortgage affordability....


The FOMC Nominees on Housing and Mortgage Markets
April 28, 2014

The Senate is scheduled to vote tomorrow to confirm Stanley Fischer, Lael Brainard and Jerome Powell (re-nomination) as Governors...


In Search of Affordability
April 3, 2014

Across the United States, strong home price affordability has been recently eroded by a combination of rising home prices...


Housing Affordability Weakens in Expensive West Coast Markets
January 28, 2014

As mortgage rates have risen above 4 percent, buying a home has become less affordable as monthly payments are rising due to interest...


Housing Affordability Weakens in Q2 as Interest Rates Rise
October 4, 2013

As we exit the hottest selling season since the housing bubble burst in mid-2007, we expect home value appreciation to continue...