Articles tagged 'Single family finance'

December 12, 2017

How Can We Keep Neighborhood Investments From Causing Displacement?

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Indicators and Data Tools   August 6, 2015

2014 Chicago Area Housing Market Conditions Report

The Housing Market Conditions Report is released in conjunction with the annual update of the IHS Housing Market Indicators Data Portal. The objective of this report is to help users of the IHS Housing Market Indicators Data Portal understand how to interpret IHS market conditions indicators such as levels of foreclosure distress, the characteristics of property sales, or levels of mortgage credit and how they vary across the region in the most recent data.

Indicators and Data Tools   January 1, 2015

2015 Chicago Area Housing Market Conditions Report

The Housing Market Conditions Report is released in conjunction with the annual update of the IHS Housing Market Indicators Data Portal. The objective of this report is to help users of the IHS Housing Market Indicators Data Portal interpret IHS market conditions indicators such as levels of foreclosure distress, the characteristics of property sales, or levels of mortgage credit, and how they vary across the region in the most recent data.

August 25, 2014

Examining Patterns of Concentrated Institutional Investor Purchases in Cook County

After aggressively entering the housing market in 2012, institutional investors slowed their purchasing of single family homes in early 2014, signaling the beginning of a new phase in the real estate owned (REO)-to-rental cycle that shifts focus away from property acquisition and increasingly toward how these global corporations will act as property owners...

May 6, 2014

A Closer Look at Business Buyer Activity in Cook County in 2013

The growth of institutional investors as a dominant player in certain hard-hit housing markets may have implications for the recovery and stability of these markets in coming years. This post examines the recent activity of the top business buyers of single family homes in Cook County and highlights the emergence...

April 11, 2014

Informing the Housing Market Recovery

Where is the housing market headed? The U.S. housing market could be in a recovery that is showing signs of slowing. Or perhaps it is recovering too quickly and another bubble is forming which is on its way to bursting.The true nature and the direction of the housing market recovery...

Reports   February 26, 2014

The impact of lock-in effects on housing turnover

The research brief, “The Impact of Lock-In Effects on Housing Turnover and Implications for a Housing Recovery” summarizes a new working paper by IHS researchers Patric Hendershott, Jin Man Lee, and James Shilling. It finds that rapidly increasing interest rates, along with negative equity, “lock-in” households to their existing mortgages and residences, which reduces housing turnover.

April 9, 2012

Chicago's new foreclosure strategy? More rentals

Reports   December 1, 2011

The role of house flippers in a boom and bust real estate market

This working paper examines the impact that property flippers have on prices in local housing markets during both boom and bust cycles of the real estate market.

Reports   July 1, 2011

Three years after takeover, how have Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac benefited the U.S. Housing market?

he purpose of this paper has been to provide evidence on the economic benefits of the federal government’s takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.