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Median US rental price in August fell 0.6% year-over-year to US$1,752; rent was more affordable than buying a starter home in 47 of the 50 largest metros, up from 45 for the same time last year: Realtor.com

Raymond James: Most first-time home buyers using 'minimal' down payment could be paying 40% of their monthly income toward housing, based on factors like mortgage rates, home prices; figure looks unsustainable relative to long-term averages closer to 30%

US builder confidence in market for newly built single-family homes fell five points to 45 in September; mortgage rates above 7% continued to erode buyer purchasing power: NAHB

Moody's expects resumption of student loan payments to further reduce home affordability for Gen Z, millennials; additional payment could force households to cut back on discretionary spending, trade down on housing or share unit with friends and family

Meritage Homes CEO on affordability and energy efficiency while expanding into new markets, exploring build-to-rent endeavors; biggest challenges to building and selling homes include mortgage rate volatility, supply chain problems, hiring new talent

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