Homes in these East Coast markets remain for sale longer than 60 days after being listed, despite otherwise good economic conditions.
Real estate data say the West is best for credit unions seeking loan growth.
Learn how credit unions have adapted to remain competitive and give members an edge.
A lack of local population growth and economic prosperity, as well as underwater properties, depress home sales.
The California Association of Realtors says 88.4% of home sellers turned a profit in April.
When it comes to homeownership, consumers desire financing options that are flexible and create financial stability.
Despite challenges, this report from the Filene Research Report, offered exclusively for CU Times readers, argues credit unions need to be in housing finance.
Nouriel Roubini frets over possible repeat of housing bubble, cites "punchbowl of liquidity."
Two credit unions, NASA Federal Credit Union and Navy Federal Credit Union, are offering members mortgages without requiring any down payment or mortgage insurance.
Navy Federal, NASA FCU have different philosophies, same approach to dealing with risk from mortgage loans with no down payments.