Who’s Still Buying Homes in Mass.?

The net result of today’s market conditions: more affluent buyers, young and old, are now dominating the real estate market across the Bay State.

The type of buyers of single-family houses and condominiums in Massachusetts still fall into four main categories: first-time buyers, trade-up buyers, downsizing buyers and “everybody else.” But within those major categories are major shifts about who’s buying or not buying.

2023 Outlook for Remodeling Cools

Higher home prices, recession fears and the near-death of the refinance market are likely to spell a significant slowdown in homeowners’ remodeling spending this year, researchers say.

Remodeling is expected to continue into 2018

Remodeling Spending Expected To Continue To Increase

Nationwide spending on residential remodeling is expected to continue to increase through the third quarter of 2018, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released today by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.