Home ownership among those in the 24-to-32 group plunged from 45 percent to 36 percent for the period in the Fed survey.
The slowdown in home sales and home price gains in most major U.S. markets is causing the opposite effect in the rental market, especially for single-family rental homes. Those rent prices increased 2.9 percent annually in November 2018.
Builder sentiment rose 2 points to 58 in January according to the National Association of Home Builders. This came after two months of sharp drops in sentiment to the lowest level in more than two years. The index stood at 72 a year ago.
That is its highest level since February and came after a 23 percent jump the previous week. Volume was just 0.5 percent lower than a year ago.
It is said that the best way to predict the future is to design it. Projections show that by 2050 society will require double the Earth’s available resources.
Trade tensions, along with pressure on companies from Beijing, have caused a decline in Chinese direct investment into the United States. Still, Chinese home purchases and venture capital funding continue to grow.
CNBC's Deirdre Bosa sits down with actor and tech investor Ashton Kutcher and WeWork CEO Adam Neumann.
Lee Chee Koon of CapitaLand explains why the company is pursuing a S$11 billion deal to acquire real estate group Ascendas-Singbridge. One reason, he says, is that the company would be able to gain access to "interesting asset classes" in the new economy sectors.
Asian real estate developer CapitaLand said it will acquire Ascendas-Singbridge, which would create one of the world's largest real estate investment managers.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on private sector data from John Burns Real Estate Consulting which showed that California had the worst newly home sales numbers.
Mathan Somasundaram of Blue Ocean Equities says the outlook for retail in Australia is going to be "tough."
There's something about San Antonio — and Austin and Houston. Seniors in these three Texas cities account have the highest median debt balances, excluding mortgages.
Sam Chandan of NYU says the possibility of consumer sentiment turning negative is the biggest risk for the U.S. in 2019.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on earnings and stock movements from KB Home.
After a tough fourth quarter, Lennar's chairman, Stuart Miller, said December's interest rate drop spurred a surge in customer traffic through its model homes. That could bode well for the broader market in new homes.
The stalemate in Washington, one of the longest in history, is throwing a wrench into some people's plans to buy houses, according to real estate experts.
Lennar reported strong fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday, but deferred guidance for 2019 "until the markets further define themselves."
Homebuyers returning to the market after the holidays may have been inspired by the drop in rates, but stock market volatility and the government shutdown could keep some of those mortgage applications from closing.
Stuart Crow of JLL says investors have been looking to increase their allocations to property, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, because of liquidity in the global real estate market.
The most important things for the Chinese economy in 2019 are the property market and government policy, says Larry Hu of Macquarie.