Public Affairs Update

Public Affairs Update……………………………..……………………………….May 2, 2018

  • NAR Taking Action on Lead Initiative
  • Study: Look Beyond New Construction to Solve Inventory Shortages
  • Freddie Mac Forecasts Housing Conditions Through 2019
  • Denver’s Housing Crunch Has Many Starting To Think Outside The Metro
  • In Case You Missed It

 

NAR Taking Action on Lead Initiative
At a recent meeting with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency's new initiative to reduce childhood lead exposure, NAR and other stakeholders discussed the initiative and potential areas of concern. [Source: NAR Update 04-26-2018]

 

Study: Look Beyond New Construction to Solve Inventory Shortages

A new analysis explores innovative ways of tackling the challenges of low housing inventory. » READ MORE [Source: DSNews.com 04-27-2018]

 

Freddie Mac Forecasts Housing Conditions Through 2019

The latest Freddie Mac Outlook breaks down the state of the housing market in April 2018, and examines where things are likely to head over the next few years. » READ MORE [Source: NSNews.com 04-23-2018]

 

Denver's Housing Crunch Has Many Starting To Think Outside The Metro

Denver's hot hot housing market might be reaching a boiling point with frustrated buyers. Fed up with record low levels of inventory, climbing prices, a booming population and new construction that's more focused on apartments than single-family dwellings, many have said their eyes are turning away from the Mile High City. For many, student loans are a major impediment to affordability. Surveys from the National Association of Realtors show a strong desire among younger generations to buy a home, but the combination of skyrocketing home prices and student loan debt can make it frustratingly difficult. For Peterson, it's the "lack of space with everybody moving here and it's kind of just this toxic mixture." [Source: NAR Update 04-23-2018]

 

In Case You Missed It