More than half - 59 percent - of households don't plan to go too far, with most indicating a move within 30 miles of the current home.
A recent report by RealtyTrac uses Census data to find which metros where Gen-Xers are gravitating.
Borrowers could save money by refinancing if the combination of the new mortgage rate and the new FHA premiums result in at least a 0.75 percent reduction in annual mortgage costs.
Today's renter is expected to take longer to transition into homeownership than any other demographic group of the past 30 years
According to local builders, the cash spent to buy a home stays in the local community.
Have you taken over the payments of the folks' family cabin, but are getting no tax benefits because you are not on the title?
Single women want a home close to family and friends
The lenders have been accused of violating the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, which prevents non-judicial foreclosures against service members who are on or recently left active duty.
New-home communities have become more popular in the Puget Sound area, especially with the dwindling inventory of existing homes.
Pacific Ridge's David Duncan said he anticipates the new FHA fee change will keep the demand high for new homes in communities like Marysville.
When completed in mid-2018, the apartments will be priced for renters who earn up to 60 percent of the Seattle area's median income.
Landlords are also sprucing up their properties to justify raising rents.
The kitchen was rated as the most important room to have in top shape before selling.
"Chocolate brown is the new black and gray is the new beige"