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Hispanic Consumer Sentiment Index

Hispanic Consumer Index Finds More Optimism About Finances, Economy in First Quarter of 2024

By | 04/17/2024

Hispanics were more optimistic about their finances and the economy due to the declining unemployment rate among Hispanics, a new poll from the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) shows.

Rental Market

Study: Affordability Crisis Lingers Despite Normalizing Rent Growth

By | 04/16/2024

Rent growth in the United States has returned back to the typical yearly increase for the most part, though many households are still struggling to afford rents, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.

Price Correction

Study: These Metropolitan Areas are Most at Risk for Pricing Corrections

By | 04/08/2024

The Sun Belt states lead the nation in housing premiums significantly higher than the long-term pricing trends, suggesting the risk of a pricing correction is growing in these places, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University.

U.S. Housing Market

FAU Housing Economist: NAR Settlement Could Lead to Increased Deal Complexity, Buyer Confusion

By | 03/27/2024

The upcoming settlement from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) related to broker commissions is likely to do more harm than good for buyers and sellers alike, according to a real estate expert at Florida Atlantic University.

Marketing Students Social Listening

Listen Up: Marketing Students Learn First-hand About the Power of Social Listening for Brands

By | 03/22/2024

As a college marketing instructor at Florida Atlantic, I always aim to make learning engaging and relevant to the real world. When an assignment engages a $1.4 Billion company, like Liquid Death, I know our FAU marketing program and our students are hitting the mark!

Riskiest Housing Markets

Study: Here are the Riskiest Housing Markets to Own in Based on Price-to-Rent Premiums

By | 03/19/2024

While housing values in Sunbelt states have benefited from recent demographic changes, these states may be most at risk for pricing corrections, new data from researchers at Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University indicates.