Real Estate News | Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com® As the pandemic continues, the risk of a prolonged economic downturn could cause some buyers to rethink making a big purchase, especially given rising home prices. October 22, 2020 While single-family housing starts have improved, the multifamily sector is struggling, the latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows. October 20, 2020 The average credit score hit a record in July after millions of Americans had lost their jobs, scrambling lenders’ underwriting models. October 19, 2020 Is the economy improving? It’s a mixed bag, according to the latest report from small businesses. Also, the most recent record-low … October 17, 2020 What do the latest economic data mean for mortgage rates, and for people looking to buy a home right now? Realtor.com Chief Economist … October 9, 2020 The incumbent administration eyes returning Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to private ownership. Democrats would use them to promote affordable housing. October 8, 2020 The CDC’s national eviction moratorium should keep Americans in their homes for now, but experts say emergency rent relief is needed to prevent an eviction crisis in 2021. October 7, 2020 In our weekly look at economic indicators and their implications for real estate, realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale talks about … October 3, 2020 Home-price growth began accelerating in July, a sign that the slowdown in home prices caused by the coronavirus pandemic may be reversing. September 29, 2020 Existing and new home sales reached their highest levels since 2006 this week. What does it mean for home buyers and owners? … September 26, 2020 A lack of housing supply has led to heated market conditions, as median listing prices last week grew at a record 11.1% year-over-year, according to realtor.com September 25, 2020 Many Americans have successfully resumed paying their mortgage off, but some borrowers are still facing difficulty in today’s economy. September 24, 2020 Sales of existing homes rose 10.5% on annual basis, putting the summer’s housing market well ahead of last year’s sales levels. September 22, 2020 Some homeowners don’t know they qualify for a relief program that allows them to delay payments, potentially leaving them vulnerable to foreclosure and eviction. September 21, 2020 What do the Federal Reserve’s latest announcement and reduced unemployment benefits mean for the housing market? Realtor.com Senior Economist … September 18, 2020 Realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale goes over the latest economic numbers, and what they mean for real estate. Plus, she sums up the housing … September 4, 2020 The economy is trudging slowly uphill, but real estate markets are bounding back. Realtor.com Senior Economist George Ratiu reviews the latest … August 31, 2020 Realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale lays out the implications of the latest economic reports for home buyers and owners. Also: … August 25, 2020 Realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale gives an update on unemployment, mortgage rates, and home prices for the week ending Aug. 7. August 8, 2020 The United States GDP plunged to its lowest level ever in the second quarter of 2020—worse than in the Great Recession or the Great Recession. … August 1, 2020 Page 1 of 20212345…»Last » View our archive of articles in realtor.com® News & Insights.