homeownership Archive

Feeling Blue with Record High Wealth

The net worth of all households reached a record high early this year, according to the Federal Reserve.  Measuring everything we own minus everything we owe, the net worth reached $81.7 trillion.  That’s on average of $259,000 per person...

Homeownership Rate in the Second Quarter of 2014

The homeownership rate fell to 64.8 percent in the second quarter.  It marks the lowest ownership rate in nearly 20 years.  After peaking at 69 percent in 2004, the ownership rate has been steadily falling, at first from the...

U.S. Homeownership Rate

In each Economic Update, the Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses the homeownership rate....

U.S. Census Homeownership Data

Did You Know: While US homeownership rates were down, Census data shows that homeownership rates were roughly unchanged in most small areas comparing 2007-2009 with 2010-2012. On November 14, the Census Bureau released a review of homeownership rates and...

US Homeownership Rates, 2010-2012

Did you know that the US homeownership rate in 2010-2012 is (statistically speaking) no different than the rates in Colorado and Georgia? On November 14, the Census Bureau released a review of homeownership rates and housing values based on...