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Daryl Fairweather

Daryl Fairweather is the chief economist of Redfin. Prior to joining Redfin she was a senior economist at Amazon working on problems related to employee engagement and managing a team of analysts. During the housing crisis, Daryl worked as a researcher at the Boston Fed studying why homeowners entered foreclosure. Daryl received her Bachelor's of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received her Ph.D. and Master's degrees in economics at the University of Chicago where she specialized in behavioral economics.

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Homebuyers Flock to Four Cities for Affordable Land and Growing Salaries

Spokane, Las Vegas, Charlotte and Orlando will be the hottest metros among affordability-seeking homebuyers in the coming decade As expensive coastal metros struggle to find solutions to rising housing costs, homebuyers have begun looking to smaller more affordable metros where land is cheap and incomes are growing. Already, Spokane, Las Vegas, Charlotte and Orlando are …

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Survey: What Do First-Time Homebuyers Want From the Government? Lower Interest Rates

Lower interest rates beat out tax credits, easier lending standards, and increased home construction according to a new Redfin survey Interest rates are currently at historic lows, but 66% of first-time homebuyers would like them to be even lower according to a new survey conducted by Redfin. The three most popular government actions among first-time …

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Redfin’s 2020 Housing Market Predictions: More buyers + fewer homes = more bidding wars

We predict the housing market will be more competitive in 2020 as the cooldown that began in the second half of 2018 comes to an end. Charleston and Charlotte will lead the nation in home-price gains, thanks to homebuyers moving in from expensive cities. Hispanic Americans will experience the biggest gains in home equity wealth. …

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