Tag Archives: renters

Top Reasons Renters Say They Want to Own

A recent study by mortgage giant Fannie Mae showed that 90 percent of renters aspire to be home owners one day, and the top reason behind that desire is for the sense of gaining...

Are Renters Driving the Home Construction Rebound?

Renters are playing a large role in the home construction industry — a much bigger role than they traditionally play, Fortune reports. Construction of multifamily homes is making up...

What Are Renters Looking for in Housing?

When it comes to apartment living, more renters want convenience and to be near urban and public transportation hubs, according to industry experts during a recent webinar hosted by...

Down Payment Remains Obstacle to Home Ownership

More than half of renters who wish to buy a home say they are unable to because they’re not able to save enough for a down payment, according to Trulia’s Fall 2011 American Dream...

Survey: Households Spend More on Housing Costs

Housing costs are taking a bigger bite out of households’ incomes: More than a third of home owners with a mortgage and more than half of renters paid 30 percent or more of their...

Tightening of Credit Still Shuts Many Buyers Out

The majority of renters — 73 percent — who live in single-family homes say that the challenges of getting a home mortgage is one of the main culprits keeping them from home...