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Communities of Color Experiencing Renter Financial Stress

According to a new study from the Joint Center for Housing Studies, many renters living in high-poverty, lower-income, and lower-rent neighborhoods are more likely to experience financial distress, as data revealed some 61% of households behind on their rent live in communities of color.

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Examining 2022 Migration Trends

More Americans moved in 2022 than in any year since 2012, according to a new study from HireAHelper, as an estimated 27.3 million people migrated throughout the U.S last year.

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Borrowers Utilizing Rate Buydowns Trends Upward

According to new data from Optimal Blue, rate lock data showed moderate signs of an early-January rebound in purchase locks, while refis remain constrained despite a full percentage point rate decline since its October 2022 peak.

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San Francisco Homebuyers Paying Less Per Year

As monthly housing payments fall from their peak due to declining mortgage rates and home prices, the median monthly housing payment for San Francisco homebuyers dropped nearly 15%, renewing homebuyer interest in the area.

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