Multiple years of uninterrupted job gains and optimism about 2017 are igniting consumer confidence, especially in rural and middle America.
An improving economy, strong job growth and increase in home values led to more home purchases by Generation X in the past year.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. Ben Carson as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development with a roll call vote of 58-41.
Bolstered by growing demand in smaller markets, commercial real estate should remain on stable ground in 2017 and offer decent returns for investors.
New housing affordability model suggests homebuyers at many income levels could see few listings on the market in their price range in coming months.