Housing Iowa Conference

How Today’s Economy Impacts Homebuyers

September 8, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Vance Edwards, MGIC

The housing industry’s resilience throughout the pandemic has been a rare bit of good news…for some. Fast rising home prices and limited supply has been a struggle for others, especially those hoping to buy their first home. Many also wonder if these latest trends are too reminiscent of what lead to the crash of the housing market that trigger the Great Recession last decade and if we are heading there again.

Join us for this fast-paced session as we discuss:

- Current national and local economic trends and forecast…and what they mean to homebuyers
- The obstacles facing our first-time homebuyers
- How today’s housing environment compares to conditions leading to the Great Recession
- How homes in forbearance may impact the housing market
- How the pandemic has influenced consumers’ willingness and ability to buy a home
- Why right now is so important to help those in your local market

Categories:   Homeownership
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