Can You Afford to Live in New York State?



New York state is among the most popular states to live in the entire country. The state offers a wonderful mix of county living packed with stunning natural scenery, all within reach of the country’s most populated city – New York City. What this means is that residents can really pick and choose what kind […]

Rural areas face housing affordability crisis



It’s not a lack of inventory that is a challenge for families trying to find a home to buy in rural areas, but rather being able to afford what is available.

New Zealand to ban foreigners from buying existing homes



New Zealand is set to introduce a ban on foreigners buying existing homes in the country, due to a housing affordability crisis that’s come about as a result of soaring real estate prices.

Housing affordability improved in the second quarter



Housing affordability is being propped up by rising incomes and low mortgage rates, according to the latest edition of the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index.

Rising rents lead to growth in homeless population, Zillow study finds



Rising rents in the nation’s booming urban areas are creating crisis levels of homelessness that will continue or even accelerate as rents rise

Buyers increasingly opt for an “extreme commute” for more affordable housing



A growing number of buyers are willing to endure an “extreme commute” to work so they can buy a better home

Housing affordability is a growing problem



Home prices in the U.S. surpassed their pre-recession peak in 2016, according to the latest State of the Nation’s Housing report, which was published on Friday by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. That might be good news for homeowners, but for those who’re yet to buy a property, rising prices could […]

Zillow: Mortgage payments in half of America’s largest markets are now ‘unaffordable’



Buying the typical home listed for sale in more than half of the nation’s 35 largest markets will require a greater share of income than the median-valued home required historically, according to a new Zillow analysis

Middle class African-Americans, Hispanics, priced out of home ownership in largest U.S. metros



Just 18 percent of homes listed for sale in the U.S.’s 30 biggest metro areas were affordable for middle-class Hispanic families in 2016, and just 14 percent were within the financial reach of African-American families

Moving On? 4 Tips For Affording And Maintaining Your First House



Owning your first house is an exciting process and is considered to be an accomplishment. Although you may be excited about decorating and settling in,

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