Despite continued inventory woes, housing affordability increases in Q1



Increases in mortgage rates are being offset by rising incomes, providing a small boost to housing affordability in the first quarter of this year, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index.

Report: Housing affordability crisis growing worse in 2018



Houses are becoming more unaffordable across the country, not just in the coastal markets. According to new data from ATTOM Data Solutions, the median home price was not affordable to the average wage earner in 68 percent

Salt Lake City poised to become America’s next hot housing market



Salt Lake City is rapidly on its way to becoming one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets, with prices following a very similar growth pattern to that witnessed in Denver over the past few years.

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,

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 […]

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