Posts from December 2018

As Consumer Debt Hits New Peak, It’s Not the Young Flashing Warning Signs

December 28, 2018 by Zelman & Associates

Once a quarter, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York releases data on household debt and credit, which is often referenced to understand total leverage across the consumer, including details across the major sources: mortgages, student debt, ...

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Filed Under | baby boomersmacro housingmillennials

Latest Population Estimates Offer First Look at Impact of Tax Reform

December 28, 2018 by Zelman & Associates

Following the passage of income tax reform a year ago, we detailed the relative winners and losers and the expected impact on housing demand. At that time, it was estimated that the largest shares ...

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Filed Under | demographicsmacro housing

Why are So Many People Just Staying Put?

December 14, 2018 by Zelman & Associates

According to our analysis of recently-released Census Bureau data, approximately 10% of current householders moved over the year ended 1Q18, down from 11% in the year-ago period and continuing a multi-decade decline. For perspective, this share ...

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Filed Under | demographicsmacro housing