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Why Renter House-Buying Power Is The Key To Understanding Housing Affordability

By Mark Fleming on August 6, 2018

With unadjusted house prices recently eclipsing their 2006 housing boom peak, housing affordability is a concern in the industry and for potential home buyers. Existing home owners, by definition, can afford one so, when we are speaking about housing affordability, it is really a conversation about first-time home buyers.

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Topics: Housing First-Time Homebuyer Affordability Insider Homeownership