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The supply of homes for sale and the vacancy rates for rental housing have stabilized and are inching up again. But, demand is outpacing the current supply — especially at entry-level points in the market.

While many homeowners, homebuyers and real estate investors will see benefits from this legislation, some markets may still see diminished tax benefits and adverse impacts to the real estate market.

Affordable Housing

Take our quiz to see how much you know about the factors impacting the housing supply in the US.

disaster planning

Congress has passed an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program, avoiding a lapse that would have impacted thousands of home sale transactions in communities across the country.


A recent survey ask different age groups what was their most important reason to be a homeowner. Now, you tell us!

First-time Home Buyers

The biggest hurdle for first-time homebuyers is saving for a down payment and student loan debt is a significant contributor.

First-time Home Buyers

Generation Z is ambitious about homeownership, and it shows through their savings habits.

Affordable Housing

Nearly all metro markets saw increases in single-family home prices with a handful of markets increasing by double digits.


New findings from the National Association of Realtors® show that the quality of schools is a critical factor in deciding whether or not to buy a home.

short-term rentals

When it comes to short-term rental regulations, finding what works for one municipality may not work for another.