Despite a strong U.S. job market, GDP growth will slow now that the tailwind from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has largely dissipated, predicts Michael Fratantoni, chief economist with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data today issued its Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit, which shows that total household debt increased by $32 billion (0.2%) to $13.54 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2018.
When people hear “crony capitalism,” they usually envision corporatist policy at the higher levels of government. But perhaps the most common form is zoning codes. Some codes have evolved from reasonable public protections into regulatory cobwebs that benefit the rich over the poor.
With more seniors than ever aging in place and choosing not to sell the family home, an estimated 1.6 million fewer properties are now available in a market already experiencing a critical shortage, according to Freddie Mac.
Communicating the many community benefits of ADUs and DADUs–accessory dwelling units also known as backyard cottages and mother-in-law apartments From economic security and affordability to sustainability,
University of Washington College of Built Environments graduate students in the Autumn 2018 real estate development studio led by Alan Levine studied lidding a significant portion of a major highway (I-5) where it slices through downtown Seattle.
Within your child or grandchild’s lifetime, the weather may be dramatically different because of climate change. The past five years have already been the hottest on record for our planet, but based on new projections, it’s going to get a lot hotter for the 250 million people living in North American cities.