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Jobs report tempers mortgage rates

The jobs picture improved slightly in July, but its impact on the housing recovery is more murky. Mortgage bankers shed 1,200 jobs, as their refinance business has dropped dramatically due to higher rates. The unemployment rate for young adults rose … Continue reading

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Why Women are Driving the Demand for Rental Apartments

No, according to a recent Raymond James report: Renter household formation remains at the strongest level in decades. Roughly 1.32 million new renter households were formed in the past year (including owner conversions), while the number of owner-occupied households declined … Continue reading

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Who’s Driving the Demand for Rental Apartments?

No, according to a recent Raymond James report: Renter household formation remains at the strongest level in decades. Roughly 1.32 million new renter households were formed in the past year (including owner conversions), while the number of owner-occupied households declined … Continue reading

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Bay Area renters squeezed in tight market

A surge of tech hiring and the aftereffects of the housing crash are filling up apartments in Silicon Valley and pushing renters toward the East Bay, where rents also are rising and vacancies dropping, according to a new housing report. … Continue reading

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