Amazon's HQ2 Headache

January 26, 2018

Your Future Home hosts Baker Machado and Jill Wagner discuss today's top real estate stories. From Amazon's potential second headquarters to the rise of mortgage applications, we have you covered!

Selected cities have major concerns over Amazon movin' in. Civic organizers are concerned that all the new residents employed by Amazon would put a strain on locals already struggling with high housing prices and crawling commutes.

Plus, according to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association, mortgage applications rose 4.5% last week as buyers are rushing in to beat higher rates. The report said volume was up more than 6% versus a year ago.