Young aspiring homeowners to struggle until 2025, Freddie says



Freddie Mac raised few eyebrows today when it reiterated what most of us already knew – that the rising costs of housing are the biggest hurdle for younger people trying to get into real estate for the first time, in a new repor

Almost one third of U.S. households “cost-burdended” due to rising home prices



The number of “cost-burdened” Americans who’re struggling due to housing costs has risen to almost 14 million households within the last 30 years.

Here’s how much Americans value homeownership



Homeownership is so desirable among Americans that they’re willing to make extreme sacrifices, even if it means giving up some of their basic rights, if it means getting a chance to buy a home, according to a new survey.

U.S. homes are worth a combined $31.8 trillion



The total value of all of the homes in the U.S. has appreciated by more than $2 trillion in the last year, hitting $31.8 trillion overall.

Demand for vintage ‘kit homes’ means big profits for sellers



Almost a century ago there was a trend for so-called “kit homes” which could be purchased through catalogs – you remember those old things, right?

Median home price in U.S. top $200,000 for the 1st time in history



The average price of a U.S. home is now worth more than $200,000 for the first time ever, according to new data from Zillow.

How smart home features add value to your property



Homeowners can boost the value of their properties by up to five percent by adding smart home features. For a $300,000 home, that can add around $15,000 to its value – no small change.

How trees can raise the value of your home & save money on bills



Lots of people appreciate nature, but for many it’s not something you can really put a price on. That is, of course, unless we’re talking real estate, where nature suddenly becomes a most prized asset.

Hot Tubs and Home Value: What to Know about This Investment



Maybe you’re considering a hot tub, but aren’t sure whether the money you’ll put into it for installation and maintenance will be worthwhile. Or perhaps you’re buying a home that has a hot tub and aren’t sure how that will affect your resale valu

Home improvements to add value to your property



Whether you’re looking to move house or simply upgrade the home you’re living in, adding certain features or fixing particular problems, can add value to your property.

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