First Time Buyers and Emerging Markets

Refinancing surge gives lift to banks amid foreclosure scrutiny

Posted on Friday, October 29, 2010

A rush by U.S. homeowners to refinance at near record-low interest rates marks a rare bright spot for the mortgage industry, under attack for choking the economy with shoddy loans and botched foreclosures. Wells Fargo & Co., the biggest U.S. mortgage lender, received $194 billion of loan applicati...

Single Female Buyers - NAR Survey

Posted on Sunday, April 25, 2010

A recent NAR survey tells us some fun things about single female home buyers; In 1995 they were 14% of the buyers. Now they are 21%, the second largest share of adult home buyers. They are 25% of all first time buyers and 17% of repeat buyers. Median home buyer age is 39 but for single fema...

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