U.S. Housing Market News With a Local Angle

Welcome to the Home Buying Institute’s news channel. HBI has been covering the U.S. housing market and mortgage industry for well over a decade. We provide housing 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.

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Forecast: California Real Estate Market Could Outperform the Nation into 2020

A recently revised forecast suggests that the California real estate market could outperform the nation through 2019 and into 2020 ...
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San Antonio Housing Market Sees Big Jump in Offers Above List Price

Recent forecasts suggest that home prices within the San Antonio, Texas real estate market could rise more slowly in 2019 ...
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Orlando, Florida Housing Market Expected to Perform Well in 2019

According to a forecast published last month, the Orlando, Florida real estate market could be one of the hottest in ...
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Miami, Florida Housing Market Outlook 2019: Prices Keep Climbing

A new round of forecasts for the Miami, Florida real estate market suggest that home prices in the area will ...
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Las Vegas Housing Outlook: Big Home-Price Gains in 2019 and 2020?

Welcome to the Home Buying Institute's Las Vegas Housing Market Outlook for 2019 to 2020. This report was created to ...
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Dallas, Texas Housing Market Forecast: One of the ‘Hottest’ in 2019?

Recent forecasts for the real estate market in Dallas, Texas suggest that home prices in the area could rise faster ...
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Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix Housing Forecast for 2019: A More Modest Year Ahead?

Recent forecasts for the Phoenix, Arizona real estate market suggest that home prices could continue rising through 2019. The local ...
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Report: Government Shutdown Delaying Some FHA and VA Loans

A shutdown notification outside the National Archives building. Apparently, the partial government shutdown is affecting some home buyers who use ...
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Lakeland, Florida: The Hottest Housing Market in 2019?

According to a January 2019 report from realtor.com®, Lakeland, Florida could have the hottest housing market in the U.S. during ...
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Why 2019 Could Be a Great Time to Buy a Home

With the winter holiday season behind us, many home buyers are gearing back up again. And a lot of them ...
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Disclaimers: The Home Buying Institute often cites third-party reports that make predictions and forecasts relating to home prices, mortgage rates, etc. We curate and include 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.