Boomers Who Refuse to Sell Are Dominating the Housing Market
Older Americans own half of houses, squeezing out youngsters; why one 23-year-old cruises streets and knocks on doors
Landlord Nation: Boomers’ new retirement plan is millennials paying rent
Mom-and-pop investors are capitalizing on low mortgage rates and steady rent growth to create a new income stream for themselves.
Midtown Manhattan development site to be new homes for seniors
Welltower says the project will promote a more connected health care delivery approach.
High-Yield Default Rate on the Rise: Moody’s
Defaults are “on a disconcerting uptrend, which has kept investors on edge,” says Benjamin Garber, an economist with Moody’s Capital Markets Research.
Under the Hood: What You Need to Know About HARP Mortgages
The government program to help homeowners who have ‘under-water’ mortgages is still running, and many people remain eligible.
Real estate: Broke retirees drive Australian trailer-park boom
Australia’s expanding ranks of retirees will boost demand for cheaper manufactured homes by as much as 41 percent.
Gundlach: Golden Age of Housing Is Over
CEO Jeffrey Gundlach of DoubleLine says the fundamentals of the housing market are weak and that the recession has scarred a generation of home buyers.
Planner’s dilemma: the housing crisis and loss of net worth
The percentage of families owning homes has fallen to 65.1 percent in 2013 from a peak of 69.0 percent in 2004.
Fixing up homes: An LTC claim prevention strategy?
Johns Hopkins researchers will test the effects of small interventions on 800 seniors.
Aging in place: Mysterious housing
Older Americans may need accessible homes. Home accessibility figures are scarce.