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The following is an analysis of the U.S. housing and rental markets by Ken H. Johnson , Ph.D., an economist in Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business.
Rental rates for homes and apartments have spiked across the nation, and Florida is the center of the surge, according to a new study from Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.
Home prices in the overwhelming majority of the nation’s largest housing markets continue to rise despite the Federal Reserve’s move to raise mortgage rates in hopes of curtailing runaway demand, according to researchers at FAU and FIU.
When mortgage rates rise, home prices tend to level off or decline because fewer people can afford to buy. Experts are counting on that adage to help cool the nation’s torrid housing market.
Rents for homes and apartments in four Florida markets have soared over the past year, forcing renters to pay well above long-term leasing trends, according to a new study.
The traditional spring homebuying season is expected to be one of the best ever, but consumers in much of the country should give more thought to renting a home rather than owning one.