Tag Archive: Affordability

87 Percent of U.S. Homes Qualify for Down Payment Help According to RealtyTrac and Down Payment Resource Analysis

Counties in Mississippi, Inland California, Chicago Suburbs Post Highest Percent Qualifying; Manhattan and Four San Francisco-Area Counties Post Lowest Percent Qualifying; IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 4, 2014 — RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released… Read More »

Markets with the Most Down Payment Help

Using data from the Down Payment Resource Homeownership Program Index, RealtyTrac created this heat map showing which U.S. counties have the most programs available to help homebuyers with their down payment. The index covers 2,290 down payment help programs in… Read More »

How Much FHA Borrowers Can Save in House Payments Under Obama Proposal: County-Level Analysis

President Obama last week in a speech proposed lowering insurance premiums on FHA-insured loans by 50 basis points, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development claims this would save more than 2 million borrowers over the next three… Read More »

21 Percent of U.S. Housing Markets Now Less Affordable Than Their Historical Averages

37 Percent of 475 Counties Analyzed Post Rising Foreclosure Rates on 2014 Vintage Loans; 48 Percent Still Affordable by Historical Standards with Flat or Falling Foreclosure Rates; IRVINE, Calif. – Dec. 4, 2014 — RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the nation’s leading source… Read More »

Impact of Student Loan Debt on Home Buying Affordability | RealtyTrac Report

Daren Blomquist RealtyTrac Vice President goes over the impact of student loan debt on home buying affordability.

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