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.

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Dallas-Fort Worth: One of the Hottest Housing Markets of 2022?

Key highlights from this report: A recent forecast ranked Dallas one of the hottest housing markets in 2022.The DFW metro ...
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Florida Housing Markets Like Tampa & Jacksonville to Sizzle in 2022

A recent housing market forecast selected several Florida cities as being top performers for 2022. This forecast was issued earlier ...
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Forecast Ranks Salt Lake City, Utah Top Housing Market of 2022

It's only December, and already the research team from Realtor.com has ranked the top 10 hottest housing markets of 2022 ...
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Buying a First Home in 2022 Could Be Very Challenging: Here’s Why

Planning on buying your first home in 2022? Better start early and prepare for some competition. A recent housing market ...
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Boise, Cape Coral, Austin, Phoenix: Housing Markets With Biggest Price Gains

Question: What do the real estate markets of Austin, Boise, Cape Coral and Phoenix have in common, going into 2022? ...
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Official: 2022 Conforming Loan Limit Rises to $647,200 for Most U.S. Counties

A couple of weeks ago, we predicted that the conforming loan limits for 2022 would likely go up due to ...
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A Roundup of Real Estate Predictions for 2022

We're fast approaching the end of 2021, and the real estate predictions for 2022 have begun to fly. Over the ...
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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.