U.S. Housing Market News With a Local Angle

The Home Buying Institute has been publishing U.S. housing market news and information for well over a decade. We provide real estate market updates, mortgage industry coverage, and economic news that’s geared toward home buyers. You can learn more about our educational mission on this page.

Latest Housing Market News

We publish new reports every week, to help you keep up with the latest real estate trends. You’ll find our latest U.S. housing market news coverage below.


Yes, You Can Buy a Home After COVID-19 Mortgage Forbearance

Key highlights from this report: Many Americans have entered mortgage forbearance in recent weeks.Forbearance is when the lender temporarily pauses ...
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Summer 2020 Housing Market Trends: Are Home Buyers Gearing Up?

Key highlights from this report: What will the housing market be like during the summer of 2020?That's one of the ...
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Colorado Springs Housing Market Forecast Better Than Most Cities

Five key highlights from this report: A new report ranked Colorado Springs as the hottest housing market in America.Home-buyer demand ...
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A Trio of Home-Price Forecasts Extending Through 2020, Into 2021

Key highlights from this report: Several research groups have published U.S. home-price forecasts recently. While they all vary slightly, there ...
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Forecast: Mortgage Rates Could Drop Even Lower Toward 2021, Say Experts

Key highlights from this report: Recent mortgage rate forecasts suggest that rates will remain low.Those predictions came from economists at ...
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Report: 10 ‘Strongest’ Housing Markets Through Coronavirus and Into 2021

Key highlights from this report: A recent forecast singled out the 10 strongest housing markets in the U.S.These real estate ...
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Experts See a Housing Market Recovery Toward the End of 2020

Key highlights from this report: The U.S. housing market has slowed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.But a growing number ...
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Our Publishing Methods & Goals

The Home Buying Institute (HBI) publishes U.S. housing market news with an emphasis on local real estate conditions. We primarily serve home buyers, offering helpful and unbiased information to shed light on local conditions.

Methodology: We curate information from a wide variety of sources. This includes home price data, local market trends, population trends, and much more. We use this information to explain what is happening in housing markets across the country, in plain English. Our end-goal is to help home buyers make better-informed decisions.

Disclaimers: The Home Buying Institute often cites third-party reports that make predictions and forecasts relating to home prices, mortgage rates, etc. We share such reports as an educational service to our readers. As a general rule, however, HBI makes no claims, predictions or assertions about future economic conditions.