• How Home Affordability Trends Impact The Rental Housing ...
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    How Home Affordability Trends Impact The Rental Housing Market

    As we move into the second quarter of 2019, many are predicting an increase in inventory of homes for sale as the year continues. Though moderate, experts are predicting a 7% increase in inventory of homes for sale in 2019. The majority of inventory gains thus far have been seen in the luxury home market in high-growth areas: think Seattle, San Jose, Boston and Nashville. Even though an inventory increase makes for a good buyer’s market, buying a home in 2019 will be an expensive undertaking thanks to rising mortgage rates and increasing home prices. Mortgage rates are expected to hit 5.5% by the end of the year, with monthly mortgage payments rising up to 8%. Homeownership will...Read more >

  • How To Avoid A Fair Housing Claim Over ...
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    Potential source of income discrimination as more and more cities and states pass these types of fair housing laws is the topic this week of the Grace Hill training...

  • Judge Says Landlord Must Provide Physical Alternatives To ...
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    Smart locks are meant to make life more convenient for people. There’s just one problem: That doesn’t apply if the lock is forced on you by someone else. Tenants in...

  • Mayor Says New “renting In Seattle” Program To ...
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    Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has announced the official launch of Seattle’s new “Renting in Seattle” program, a centralized resource for renters and landlords to...

  • New Study Shows Nimbyism Is The Biggest Multifamily ...
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    According to a new study, NIMBYism is standing in the way of more affordable apartment construction across the U.S. As rents continue to rise, a new study from...